Esperanza is the small town (more a village than a town) on the
touristy side of Vieques.It's mainly
comprised of lodging, bars, restaurants, and excursion businesses.There is a grocery store where visitors can
obtain necessities and household items.
With the return of Chris and Elisabeth, the first of two
house/pet sitting assignments here is complete.As I mentioned at the beginning of this blog series, the home also has
rental units, here's the link Vieques Countryside.
Being on an island with plenty of cars, but not a single
traffic light, gets a person to thinking.
I realize motorized vehicles are a big part of our daily
lives.But, it's now obvious to me, we
don't need to awake to racing engines, honking horns, or the constant whirl of
passing vehicles.Since being here, all
my mornings have started with nature's songs; branches rustling in the gentle
breeze, birds singing, and roosters crowing.Couple that with the sweet smell of blooming flowers mixed with ripening
fruit and citrus,it activates your
senses of sight, touch, and taste; NOW get your ass out of bed, a new day has