Holiday Island

Topics: Horse, Equestrianism, Horse show Pages: 2 (687 words) Published: December 21, 2012
Holiday Island is a very small island located in the far east of Puerto Rico between the U.S Virgin Islands. The island is very beautiful and has a lot of exciting activities for anyone to enjoy, including horseback riding, scuba diving and buggy racing. When I visit the island, I feel the most relaxed and at peace. Horseback riding is very exhilarating and amusing. The island has different size horses.

The owners are very friendly; they helped me to choose a black horse with white stripes named Coco. His magnificent beauty reminded me of a wild zebra on a grassy plain in Africa. Coco was well trained; for example, he knew which path to follow to the road and walked behind the other horses. Once Coco had reached his designated spot in the forest, he started running faster. The sea green palm trees made the atmosphere seem naturally beautiful.

Coco made the ride very exciting by then taking me into the forest, but since it was my first time riding a horse, I became sick. I will never forget the owners statement as he looked at me and asked, What have you done to my horse? The faces he made make me chuckle until this day. That wasnt my last time vomiting on a horse, and that wasnt the last time that I saw Cocos owner make faces at me. The horseback riding was enjoyable as well as hilarious. After horse back riding, I decided to take up another sport.

Diving was my next adventure. With no help whatsoever, I wanted to learn how to dive and snorkel. The Island diving courses were too expensive for me. Just one day cost 120 dollars, so I figured I could teach myself. How hard could jumping from some rocks be? Well, to make a long story short, I was swimming on the side of the beach where everyone was told not to because of the migration of the jellyfish that time of the year.

I was too embarrassed to tell anyone what had happened. After a trip to the emergency room, I was fully recovered. Then I paid my 120 dollars to start my lesson. So I began diving at...
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