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Driving across the mountains

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Driving across the mountains

Hello-

We are planning to visit the Camuy Caves in November, and then need to be in Guanica that evening. Is it OK to drive across the central cordilla mountains? Or too windy/slow and better to go back to the coast, around Rincon and there?

Thanks for any help you can provide!

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1. Re: Driving across the mountains

if you have the time to drive thru the mountain region, do it. It is really beautiful and makes you forget how beautiful the beach is. It is the only way to explore the heartland of Puerto Rico.

Edited: 02 July 2011, 01:26
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2. Re: Driving across the mountains

RT 10 is an interesting drive. It is part highway, part twisty turny little roads. I forget exactly how long it took to go all the way down, but I think it was at least 1.5hrs..maybe more.

But going around the coast would be at least that long also.

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3. Re: Driving across the mountains

I have taken this route on numerous occasions during car rallies. There are 2 sections of new highway connected by winding roads in the middle. This is because they have not yet completed construction of the highway in the center. I recommend going this way since the scenery is very beautiful

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4. Re: Driving across the mountains

I use this road often on Sunday's to get out of the city. The road is really good and the views are amazing. If you take road #10 you have to make a stop at "Cueva la Ventana (Window Cave) www.fotografia101.com/forum/index.php… in Utuado, you won't regret it.

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5. Re: Driving across the mountains

If you don't get carsick on curvy roads, I would go for it

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