Old San Juan, Puerto Rico is a delight. Wander the centuries-old blue cobblestone streets, gaping at the brilliantly colored historic buildings. Old San Juan ladiess settled by the Spanish in the early s after they took over the land from the Tainos. The conquistador, Ponce de Leon and his subsequent offspring lived in the city for centuries.
By the late showever, Old Beautiful older ladies wants love San Juan Puerto Rico Juan had become decrepit, unsightly, and dangerous. Politicians called for the historic old buildings to be smashed to make way for sleek, modern ones.
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Forces mobilized for the destruction. There was a particular push for these rehabilitations to take place on streets where — ahem — uncouth behavior was taking place. Slowly, Old San Oldef was revitalized, in alignment with its colonial Spanish architectural roots. Allow me to share our experiences so you may avoid the bumbling we did! Our great Condado Beach hotel in San Juan click for hotel info and rateswas just a 10 minute drive in our beautiful older ladies wants love San Juan Puerto Rico car from Old San Juan, and taxis and public transport are a good option.
Puerto Rico is HOT! We were fools and visited Old San Juan olfer the first day at high noon. Despite slopping on pattaya gay gogo bars of sunblock and donning dorky hats, we ok, mostly me got so faint after fifteen minutes that we ok, I demanded to hide out in an air conditioned cafe to regain sanity.
Happily, there were many to be found, and I soon felt well enough to venture out. Then you have time to wander around in less oppressive heat, grab dinner, and catch the sunset over the water. We beautiful older ladies wants love San Juan Puerto Rico for the latter, which was a wise choice because Old San Juan has mostly cobblestone streets see the photo below and many hills, which would make a stroller a pain Pkerto though we did see some locals using them anyway! Our favorite activity in Old San Juan was just wandering the beautiful streets and taking photos, then periodically and repeatedly eating in the many cafes and restaurants.
Love fascinating statues commemorating history? There are plenty in Old San Juan.
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There are also two extremely famous San Juan forts which you can read more about by clicking that link to my forts article! And if shopping is your thang, there are more than enough shops, from small souvenirs to high-end clothes. You can find all sorts of cuisine in Old San Juan, and certainly could break your budget if so inclined!
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There is a constant stream of tourists in Old San Juan, in particular from the hulking cruise ships which toot-toot into port each day. Happily, however, if you wander just one street away from the main thoroughfares, there are virtually no other tourists anymore. How convenient! We accidentally did after taking a wrong turn leaving the parking lot on the outskirts of the historic district, and ended up in a endless loop of One Way streets, tiny alleyways, and hairpin turns.
Instead, park on the outskirts and walk in. Keeping Old San Juan stunning is a never-ending job, but the results are worth it.
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All my life I've been a public transportation lover, but as I researched our Puerto Rico trip…. First Name. Email address: You have taken very good pictures of it. He was so impressed with our work that he invited us to show it to the governor and the mayor at the San Juan City Hall.
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That looks amazing I love the colors in the city and I personally think it makes living there a lot better. You made some amazing pictures. Great photos Lillie! Now I want to go to San Juan! Lillie dear, i wanna thank you for what you have shared.
Beautiful San Juan! Amazing shots! I will be cruising out of Old San Juan again in a couple of weeks. This article has prompted me to walk and shoot with my canon. Thanks for doing this article about my island ,very beautiful.
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I highly recommend Puerto Rico overall! So glad to hear it! Have a wonderful time. LOVE these colors! Alegria was a genius!
Amazing pictures of my birth town. Thanks so much, Ricardo! Good birth town. The vibrancy of the colours is extraordinary, almost like picture perfect film set.
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