Boots “R” Us

Boots, boots, boots… by Arturo Godoy

Boots, boots, boots…

I bet you didn’t know that there is town near Antigua Guatemala where one can choose from a large selection of boots, or even have them custom-made for you. The town of Pastores, about 5 kilometers from Antigua Guatemala, is famous for the quality and craftsmanship of their custom-made shoes and boots. Of course, there are hundreds of ready-made boots and shoes to choose from at the many shoe-maker shops, but if there’s time it is better to have them made to your specific desires.

If next time you visit La Antigua Guatemala you have the time, make sure you have a suit and shoes or boots custom-made for you. You will appreciate the high quality of the craftsmanship as well as be surprised of how inexpensive custom-made goods are in Guatemala.

text and photo by Arturo Godoy.

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