Is It Safe to Walk Barefoot in New York City?
Posted by ChevScience on June 15, 2011
The obvious concern is that city sidewalks are dirty. And that’s a valid concern, says Daniel Howell, a biologist at Liberty University in Virginia who has lived mainly shoeless for the past few years. “There’s a lot of soot, so your feet get blacker than if you were in the woods,” explains Howell, who has toured New York barefoot several times. But, he says, a little soot isn’t bad.
What do you think? Have a good read. I love barefoot walking but there can be real concerns with hepatitis / tetanus