Walking Old San Juan with an Expert

San Cristobal

San Cristobal Fort

I had the opportunity to walk Old San Juan with Javier Ruiz, one of the most knowledgeable local guides in San Juan. Walk San Juan provides private, personal, and custom tours of Old San Juan. The tours take place in groups of less than 8 and last approximately 4 hours. My tour (a group of two) began on Calle Fortaleza, the oldest street in Puerto Rico. I appreciated that Javier custom built a tour specifically for me based on what I had already seen in Old San Juan and what I was interested in seeing. Javier knew exactly where to take me in one of the oldest cities in the Americas. He not only knew all of the secret spots throughout Old San Juan, but also had the historical information to go along with the sights we were seeing. Continue reading