Where ever you look you will see bare foot girls hanging about when you walk through any part of the world. There are school girls who have decided to take their shoes off for running or there are the older ladies that are sitting on the patio trying to air out their feet. From the girls out clubbing that has had enough of dancing in their high heels to the girls that run bare foot on the touch football scene. There are risks to running bare foot anywhere especially if the terrain you are moving through is hard to see and difficult to negotiate however going bare foot is one way of keeping stability because normally you are more agile without any shoes. There are plenty of ways that you could hurt your feet in one of these dangerous environments because the feet are very prone to cuts and sores.
Going to the beach or swimming at the pool usually has to do with bare feet while this makes it all the more dangerous being around water not only because of submerged dangers but also the hidden organisms like tinier which hides in water or bacteria which is found in tainted drinking water from rivers or lakes. The second one is more likely to make you sick from ingestion but still can be carried around on your wet clothes and wet feet. Cuts from glass and shells are also a problem with going in and out of the water in bare feet as well as the burning from the hot sands. The black sands that are usually around volcanic areas are the ones that get the hottest and burn our feet. There are plenty of alternatives to doing thing in bare feet like buying a pair or rubber flip flops to get you across the difficult or hot patches. There are many kinds of slip on shoes that you can use which are easy to get off when you are ready.