Hotel San Mateo
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Airport Transportation
- Non-smoking hotel
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
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Nothing much to report from today. I decided to explore downtown Salvador which is apparently the more dangerous of places in El Salvador. There's a guy in the hostel also from England - London - who is around 45-50. Nice guy, but he smelled really badly. He was apparently a "medical traveller" and was moving through central and South America to have cheap medical work done. All he had was a carry on bag ...
... The sand was black and absorbed the incredible heat, so hot that if you lay down on a towel, the sand still burned you up. There was no shade, and the humidity - omg. They should call it Playa Sweat Like El Tunco. We planned on being there for two nights, which turned into 3 - here's how: El Salvador, like many Latin American countries, shuts down all sale of alcohol the day before, the day of and the day after major elections. So when Miller Time came ...
... extranjeros' and we wanted to see the site and the large museum but not the small one and not the smaller residential site out of town and not the archeological tunnels and... you get the picture. So total cost for the four of us was $110 dollars! I'm thinking this site is a bit of a money spinner for the government in this relatively poor country. The sad thing is that this price would put a lot of backpackers off coming to Copan in the first place so what they are making ...
... a McDonalds trying to bum free WiFi while we tried the other local cuisine called McFlurry (I'm pretty sure the R's are silent) our time in San Salvador was done. Either I am getting really good at this (and my Mom was telling the truth and not protecting my feelings by saying it was good) or this post was short, who am I kidding this is the shortest one so far. ...
... the end, with a fanned tail. They have birds the size of a large hand with a delicate ambiguous shape, two-toned so you can barely see their head it's so faded. They seem to chill in pairs. And as my vision has just reminded me- chickens too. They don't fly like pigeons do but odd none-the-less. I didn't realise how odd chickens were until I came here. They also seem to find themselves in trees a lot which baffles me- pretending to be the same species as the rest of their ...