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Footwear to tour OSJ

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Footwear to tour OSJ

I've heard that it is important to wear "good shoes" when touring Old San Juan but does that automatically mean tennis shoes? I don't want to walk around in that heat in July in closed-in shoes. Any suggestions on quality sandals that are good for walking? Keep in mind, I'm a young woman (late twenties) so I'm looking for something cute, if possible.


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1. Re: Footwear to tour OSJ

As long as you're ok and comfortable with walking on cobblestones and up and down the hills; and in the heat, you can wear anything you like. Some recommend sneakers or comfortable shoes but personally, I've walked the OSJ in sandals many times without any problems.

I do not recommend wearing flip flips if you plan to do a lot of walking. Any other comfortable sandal that moves with your feet and/or does not require an effort to be held in place will do.

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2. Re: Footwear to tour OSJ

Most good walking shoes are ventalated. Something to keep in mind is the Sun. I can't remember how many times I have gotten the top of my feet burnt.

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3. Re: Footwear to tour OSJ

I prefer Clarks - they make great comfortable,yet cute sandals. My daughter (your age) has some Clarks but loves her Chaco's. She has a pair of the Chaco's that look like flip flops but are leather. They kind of conform to your feet so they stay on well. Best shoe/sandal site on the web is http://www.zappos.com/

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