I’ve been in San Juan this week, visiting the University of Puerto Rico. I’ve been here several times before, but here are a few things I noticed about Puerto Rico on this trip.
Coffee: Coffee means espresso here; I haven’t seen it brewed any other way. And it’s cheap. At UPR, a 4 oz pocillo is only $0.70, and at a bakery near my hotel a 6 oz espresso con leche is $1.25.
Gasoline: You can’t pay at the pump with a credit card. You have to go inside to pay for gas. Some gas stations used to let you pay at the pump, but these have gone back to having you pay inside.
Electronics: I’ve been told that you can’t buy electronics from Apple’s web site for delivery in Puerto Rico. You can buy Apple products in stores like Best Buy on the island, but you can’t have them shipped directly here from their web site.
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