JUST A MORNING IN THE 16th CENTURY

OK, so everyone drives late model cars — but the town of San German dates from 1510, one of the oldest settlements in the Western Hemisphere. I once spent a pleasant January morning strolling around while it was snowing like a banshee back home.

View toward the Cordilleras

Beautiful morning light

Porta Coeli Church, one of the oldest in Western Hemisphere

Interior of Porta Coeli Church

San German street scene

Arches and pastel colors

Ruling the roost in town

Intense colors on Calle Union

In Ponce, city that dates back to 1508

Street scene in Old San Juan

Wild kittens of Old San Juan

Cobblestones in Old San Juan