What Two Days Without Electricity Is Like

Even in the dark, Puerto Rico maintains its enchantment

el apagón Puerto Rico, blackout, generator, no electricity
Author: Terrace view of neighboring homes in Mediania Alta, Loíza

Tucked away in the northeastern Caribbean Sea lies Borikén (aka Puerto Rico). Known for its vibrant culture where music and dance play prominent roles, the tiny archipelago also holds another unwanted title: land of el apagón.



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Lola Rosario

Lola Rosario

Afro-Boricua Poet ~ Cultural Storyteller ~ Yoga Instructor. Sharing adventures at