- El Salvador In writing this blog I've always had huge difficulties in keeping anywhere close to up to date, but I've never been his behind. This is early October and I'm in Ireland, attempting to write about six days worth of Posted by noratheexplorer in Nora The Explorer | Oct 11, 2013
- Sum up of North AmericaSo we're in el Salvador at the moment waiting for our flight to Peru. I'm surprised they have much better WiFi here than in los Angeles airport!! We had a nightmare where they wouldn't let us fly unless we booked Posted by amcara91 in Alice and Will - Around the World | Feb 24, 2013
- El Salvador & Spanish (W3): Saying GoodbyeThe last week of Spanish School was shorter than usual, after we played truant to see El Mozote on Monday there were only 4 days of school left. I had a different teacher this week, Caroline, who is also Posted by marajade1_200 in Chapter 28: A Year of Spanish | Feb 12, 2013
- Single SalvadorEl Salvador was a short tour on the way through to the beautiful Nicaragua. We got off to a rough start which is never great coupled with the numerous safety warnings you hear about a place. We decided to spend Posted by CSQUARED in The American Dream | Feb 9, 2013
- El Salvador & Spanish (W2): The Bloody History of WarIn Spanish classes Monday to Friday I had the same teacher and was studying with the same group, we’ve covered various interesting topics, including local myths, environmental issues, education, the “communist” uprising of 1932 and the following massacres Posted by marajade1_200 in Chapter 28: A Year of Spanish | Jan 28, 2013
- Toucan TangoIf there were parts of Central America we had found challenging so far, they soon became akin to 'staying in Nirvana' compared to parts of El Salvador. We found it a very sad country in many ways, yet once Posted by sandjharvey in Our Gap Year | Jan 25, 2013
- El Salvador & Spanish (W1): Back to Spanish SchoolIt was really hard leaving Leon again, but I didn’t sit and sulk, I jumped straight off the plane Wednesday night into El Salvador, and was on a bus Thursday morning into the National Park Impossible; so called for the Posted by marajade1_200 in Chapter 28: A Year of Spanish | Jan 21, 2013
- El Salvador, part 2New Years in El Salvador is a family holiday. We have spent the past few days at a couple beaches: Playa San Diego and Playa El Tunco. Similar to Christmas Day, the beaches were full of families on Posted by ceastburn in Sunny and Cricket's Terruffic Adventure | Jan 2, 2013
- This time, the police rode in OUR vehicleSo we took the short drive from Santa Ana to San Salvador today.
When we arrive in San Salvador, our Garmin had a major fail. Although we had reservations at a place that takes dogs, we could not find it.
While Posted by ceastburn in Sunny and Cricket's Terruffic Adventure | Dec 29, 2012
- Hiking a volcano in El SalvadorFirst, we woke up after a good night's sleep with the Schipperkes in the tent! They seem to be learning to discern what merits barking, and what can slide. I know, I know . . . the folks Posted by ceastburn in Sunny and Cricket's Terruffic Adventure | Dec 29, 2012
- Camping in the shadows of three volcanoesWe spent the first part of today in Santa Ana, and found out that the black stuff we saw falling from the sky yesterday is indeed from volcanoes. And we thought someone was just burning trash.
We utilized a couple Posted by ceastburn in Sunny and Cricket's Terruffic Adventure | Dec 28, 2012
- Getting to El SalvadorEvery border crossing is different.
First, our journey on Wednesday started with a 20-minute ferry ride down a river, which saved us about 2 hours of driving. Please check out the photos of this magical experience on Facebook.
The border crossing Posted by ceastburn in Sunny and Cricket's Terruffic Adventure | Dec 27, 2012
- Santa Ana, El SalvadorThis is the nastiest motel room in which I have stayed. And believe me, I have stayed in some doozies. I have not decided whether I will take a shower, but if I do, it will be with Posted by ceastburn in Sunny and Cricket's Terruffic Adventure | Dec 27, 2012
- Black Like MeI recently read a book called Black Like Me by John Howard Griffin, a true story in which the author changes his skin from white to black using black stain and a medicine used to treat Vitiligo so that he Posted by Msworldtraveler in My happiness project | Dec 6, 2012
- Español (W10&11): Saying Goodbye to XelaSchool has been the same, work in the mornings, fooseball at break and studying in the afternoons, however it’s been a slower two weeks than normal as the weekly activities rota has gone in a full circle and I’ve done Posted by marajade1_200 in Chapter 28: A Year of Spanish | Dec 3, 2012
- My Journey as an OFW ( Overseas Filipino Worker )I’ve been working outside my country for 5 years now as an OFW. “Before you go abroad to work as an OFW, you have to be aware of the sacrifices you have to make. You have to be strong because Posted by tata_biyahero in tata_biyahero | Nov 22, 2012
- Guns and black sand beachesSo I´m in San Salvador, El Savador. I got up really early on Monday to try and get here from Antigua in Guatemala in good time and not arrive in the dark, which makes me nervous, but ended up missing Posted by Stockwelljonny in Project Escape Winter 2012 | Nov 4, 2012
- Here I am.
I’m finally here. At the moment I’m not exactly sure where “here” is, but I’ve made it. To the small clinic upon the hill in the Posted by Msworldtraveler in My happiness project | Sep 7, 2012
- El Salvador Part II
Suchitoto is the tourism highlight of El Salvador after its world-famous surf beaches. Set high in Posted by TimandErin in Tim and Erin's Travels | Aug 27, 2012
- El Salvador Part I
After stepping off the bus into the bizarre mariachi scene, we spent our first night in El Salvador in Posted by TimandErin in Tim and Erin's Travels | Aug 14, 2012
- Days 31 - 34: Juayua – El Tunco (El Salvador)
Today we had an early start to go on a Coffee Tour! Our guide Cesar picked us up from our hostel and we headed off to first look around a few coffee plantations. There was only the Posted by Joe and Sarah in Joe & Sarah's Travels | Jul 5, 2012
- Days 29 & 30: San Marcos (Guatemala)–Santa Ana (El Salvador)Since the inception of the Central American blog, a behind-the-scenes drama has been evolving and gathering pace... do we or do we not visit El Salvador? Initially we considered leaving it out to enjoy more time in other countries. Then Posted by Joe and Sarah in Joe & Sarah's Travels | Jul 2, 2012
- Changes & El Salvadorian hospitality at its' finestHello Everyone,
Ross mentioned in his last blog that we would be heading to Nicaragua....well, that didn't happen in the end. More often now on this trip our plans keep changing. Money is getting tighter, travel is expensive Posted by charlieandross in World domination 2011-12 | May 9, 2012
- Two thirds of the death triangle!I know that the heading seems a little dramatic, and in all honesty, it is. However we have heard so many stories about Guatemala City, San Salvador and Tegucigalpa (locally known as the death triangle) that we decided to take Posted by charlieandross in World domination 2011-12 | May 1, 2012
- El Salvador... When you read the guide books about El Salvador they fill you with worry about gun crime, travelling at night, muggings, murders and all sorts of other baddies that hang around in dark corners. They tell you to be Posted by LinnSailer in No plan is the best plan | Mar 9, 2012