Weathered Fortress

Standing since 1783 are doorways to the weathered fortress, Castillo San Cristobal.

Weathered Lookout
Castillo San Cristobal – San Juan, Puerto Rico

Narrow walkway to the overlook of the Caribbean Sea.

Tunnel Entrance
Castillo San Cristobal – San Juan, Puerto Rico

Main entrance to the fort’s extensive tunnel system.

Into the Tunnel
Castillo San Cristobal – San Juan, Puerto Rico

Anyone up to joining me into the darkness of the weaving tunnels?

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Moving through Tunnels

While moving through tunnels as they protected the city of San Juan, Puerto Rico during the war,

Tunnel System
Castillo San Cristobal, Puerto Rico

wondering if and when there was time for the soldiers to relax on a bench.

Fortress Seat
Castillo San Cristobal, Puerto Rico

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Irene Tron, photographer

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Door After Door . . .

Lots of rooms but no privacy with door after door after . . . .

Door After Door
Castillo San Cristobal –  Puerto Rico

But when built by the Spanish as a massive fortress in 1539, thinking that privacy was not on the list of necessities.

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Irene Tron, photographer

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