San Juan Warnings and Dangers

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  • 1. Driving at night

    I am Puerto Rican, born and raised and I would like to elaborate on what another writer stated about people running red lights in the early morning or late at night. It is actually a local safety...

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  • 2. Unsafe At Any Speed in La Perla

    We didn't venture there, but at the time of our visit some comments surfaced on travel sites warning against venturing into the area known as "La Perla". One...

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  • 3. Amazed about how you of Puerto Rico!!!

    In all places there is crime, it is incredible how people talk about such a wonderful place instead of talking about their own. First of all it's the caribbean,...

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  • 4. 2 night minimum for hotels

    San Juan is the embarkation point for many Caribbean cruises, many people come in a day early or stay an extra day at the end. As I was checking for hotels,...

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  • 5. Beware: Sand Bite bugs

    In the Carribean, this is a nuisance - the Sand Bite bugs (Family Ceratopogonidae). You might see the effects even after several hours from when you were bitten...

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  • 6. Camera may cloud up with humidity- don't panic!

    We arrived in Puerto Rico and saw the nice hotel lobby and so I decided to take a shot...it was okay. Then the next one - just cloudiness!This has happened to...

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  • 7. TRAFFIC

    One of the problems about getting to El Yunque and back before Fort San Cristobal closed is TRAFFIC. Plus it was Sociable Friday so people left work early and...

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  • 8. USE YOUR SUNBLOCK OR BRING AN UMBRELLA

    One thing we learned while in Puerto Rico is that sunblock is a must. The rays are much stronger here than up in New York. I would suggest a minimum of an SPF...

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  • 9. La Perla, parking, and green lights...

    Having just returned from a long weekend in San Juan (Feb. 17th, 2008), I would just like to give my take on what to look out for. First, La Perla... everything...

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  • 10. el poso de jacinto-dangerous

    For those tourists who venture to the northwestern part of puerto rico beware of El Poso de Jacinto, located at Jobos Beach in Isabela. This is a large opening...

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  • 11. Gift shopping

    We all need to bring back a little something for ourselves and our friends/family. BE SELECTIVE. Leave the gift shopping til the end of your stay because most...

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  • 12. The less fortunate

    Very sad to see so many pan-handlers and beggars. They deserve our sympathy and respect, but use common sense and take care yourself and your family first....

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  • 13. RATS!

    Beware the rats after dark, they're everywhere. Walk in the street whenever safe/possible, especially on the alley-style or off-the-main streets.TELL ME IF THIS...

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  • 14. Rain in Spain falls mainly on San Juan

    Weather is generally rubbish, so if you expect to be lying on the beach all day, every day forget it.Many thanks to the useless ****ers who forgot to mention...

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  • 15. La Perla

    If you walk from El Morro fort along Norzagaray St headed towards San Cristobal Fort you will notice on your left, down the hill a hodge podge of houses and...

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  • 16. Taxi Drivers

    Some taxi drivers are just waiting to make a quick buck. We took a 10 minute cab ride to Condado from Ocean Park for what should have been $5. At first, the cab...

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  • 17. Tarantulas! Plus other creatures as well.

    Outside our Guesthouse we were staying in there was my worst fear while staying there...running across a Tarantula YUCK! They are poison...If bitten, its a must...

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  • 18. Just be careful

    Don't hang out around La Perla in Old San Juan. That is the place to get all the drugs you can imagine, but if you're interested in those things just be very...

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  • 19. Casino's -Pant's Only!!

    The one thing we decided to do in San Juan was visit the Casino's. After 6 pm all the Casino's require you where pants. We were all in shorts and capri's and...

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  • 20. For a "small donation" - they can help you park

    When there is an empty spot for on the street parking, most likely there will be a person standing beside it. They will wave their hands to alert drivers that...

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  • 21. Eyes Wide Open

    Caution is always the key. Like any city, you should use common sense and try to avoid any area which is dark or isolated. Be aware of your sorroundings and...

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  • 22. It's important to remember...

    It's important to remember that San Juan is a big city; the beaches are beautiful and safe in the daytime, but after 8PM they're not for the faint of heart. Do...

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  • 23. La Perla(the...

    La Perla(the pearl).......years ago this place was very dangerous.......but now with a new laws and a proyect to protect the people that go to San Juan ....you...

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  • 24. Watch out for your hotel when...

    Watch out for your hotel when you are choosing- one time we chose a hotel from a major chain and were shocked at the location and condition. It was used to...

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  • 25. Old San Juan, it might be a bit dangerous but...

    Old San Juan might be a bit dangerous at night but a walk on the (Paseo de la Princesa) princess passage before it's completely dark it 's a must!! it;s...

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