18th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest The American Experience
Welcome to Porto Rico.

This is one of the first things that I see when I arrive at Porto Rico to visit my grand-mother: two flags on the side of the airport road. As soon as I see that, I know I arrived to my second home, which is based on the american contradiction: we are in the United States, but not in a State.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 12.2018
Date Uploaded: 11.2020
Photo Location: San Juan, Puerto Rico
Copyright: © Nina Gaines