Category: El Salvador

  • Day 37 – Rape at the Border (Sumoto, Nicaragua)

    We woke up at sunrise and left to El Amatillo, a border town between El Salvador and Honduras.  The directions given by Roberto last night were easy to follow.  We got separated in traffic, however, after exiting San Salvador and only met each other three hours later at the border, where some people approached us […]

  • Day 36 – One Day in El Salvador (Playa El Zunzal, El Salvador)

    How many places in a country could one visit in just one day?  Quite a few, if you are lucky enough to find a local person to drive you around and if a country is as compact as El Salvador. Roberto, part-time architect and part-time guide, picked us from the hotel late morning and then […]

  • Day 35 – Welcome to El Salvador (Playa El Zunzal, El Salvador)

    We left Antigua before noon and headed south-east to the border crossing with El Salvador at La Hachadura.  The road was good, with exception of a small wash-out past Cuidad Vieja.  We got briefly lost while trying to get around the town of Escuintla, but after asking some locals for directions, were back on track […]