Viejo San Juan

It’s the original section, still exhibiting traces of a 500-year history. Some photos.

Streets in the old town remind you of some places you might see in Europe.

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Cristo street is closed to auto traffic and supports a thriving open-air café business.

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A musician, for tips, serenades customers.

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At the lower end is historic Capilla del Santo Cristo de la Salud (Cristo Chapel).

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In many places original paving carries motorized and foot traffic.

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Not all is viejo in the old town.

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Colorful characters abound.

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About John Blanton

I'm a retired engineer living in San Antonio, Texas. I have served in the Navy, raced motorcycles, taken scads of photos and am usually a nice guy. I have political and religious opinions, and these opinions tend to be driven by an excess of observed stupidity. Gross stupidity is the supposed target of many of my posts.
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