The Legend of Mango Dump Road

The house we are sitting, here on Vieques, Puerto Rico, is in a barrio called Monte Santo, which is right smack dab in the middle of the island. There are two towns on Vieques, Isabel Segunda (Isabel II) and Esparanza. Highway PR 997 is a two-lane, cross-island road between the two towns. To get to this main thoroughfare, we travel on a .75 mile stretch of road called La Recta Marta.

We have renamed it Mango Dump Road.

Monster Mango Buffet

July 19, 2017 Vieques, Puerto Rico written by: John Today I learned a valuable lesson in proper mango management and what size vessels are needed when collecting mangos. Here’s what happened: I went out for my usual morning mango collection, as we have many, since they are in season and our trees are loaded. The […]