Travel Blogs from Juayua, El Salvador

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Just sort of absorbing..., Juayua, El Salvador travel blog

Just sort of absorbing...

A travel blog entry by bootsmade4wlkin

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So I've finally made it to El Salvador, known for its civil wars and general scariness for any gringa travelling alone.  No one really comes here, which is at least half the reason why I wanted to.  Well, that and the good food, beautiful ...

An explosive Christmas in coffeeland, Juayua, El Salvador travel blog

An explosive Christmas in coffeeland

A travel blog entry by casey_matt

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... my bathing suit. Even so, the two gringos among the throngs of locals were a source of fascination and amusement, but what´s new? El Salvador doesn´t get the crowds of tourists other countries nearby do, so in some places we really feel like a novelty. ...

Flowers, Juayua, El Salvador travel blog

Flowers

A travel blog entry by kimandjohn

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... nbsp; Today we broke away and headed for a change of pace -- weee little tiny towns. Specifically, there´s an area in western El Salvador known as the Ruta del Flores (route of the flowers), named after the wildflowers that bloom here around this time ...

Coffee, Juayua, El Salvador travel blog

Coffee

A travel blog entry by crashdot

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... 't in his usual spot (or at least not yet that early) so we drove around the streets looking at the buildings. El Salvador has suffered many devastating earthquakes since the Spanish arrived, and the older colonial buildings are pretty much all gone. The ...

Ruta de las Flores, El Salvador, Juayúa, El Salvador travel blog

Ruta de las Flores, El Salvador

A travel blog entry by mtrm

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... člověk vidí velkou chudobu, nepořádek a špínu v každém jiném městě či vesnici. Salvador je země, která více než jiné závisí na přílivu peněz ze zahraničí, zejména z USA, ...

Food Festival, Juayua, El Salvador travel blog

Food Festival

A travel blog entry by catracha

On Saturdays in El Salvador there is a large food festival in Juayua.  Its about 2 hours by bus from San Salvador.  It was really nice because there were barely any tourists there- mostly locals.  It was based around a central park with ...

Racing to the next stage..., Juayúa, El Salvador travel blog

Racing to the next stage...

A travel blog entry by andrewpyrah

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... threatening, puff of white smoke. The police escort kept us from going too close to the edge and nulled any potential kidnappings. El Salvador; mean streets, mean topography, lot's of Pizza Huts, Pizza Huts and guns. We were also the inaugural guests of ...

Flowers, wrestling and goats cheese quiche, Juayua, El Salvador travel blog

Flowers, wrestling and goats cheese quiche

A travel blog entry by lisaviro1981

Apart from the homage to gluttony every weekend, El Salvador's few tourists are concentrated around Juayua withthe aim of zipping up and down the Ruta de las Flores on psychadelic pimped up ex-US schoolbuses. Four or five villages stretch from here to the ...

A Festival of Food? Yes Please!, Juayua, El Salvador travel blog

A Festival of Food? Yes Please!

A travel blog entry by deni367

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Of course it took us four buses to get to a town that is only 81km away from San Salvador. The local buses we took were full of official vendors coming on and off selling everything from shoes to prescription medicine. At least the multiple bus rides were ...

We came, we saw, we ate...es grandioso!, Juayua, El Salvador travel blog

We came, we saw, we ate...es grandioso!

A travel blog entry by bmlequer

Juayua was by far the most fun I´ve had in El Salvador thus far!  Donna and I ventured there in the afternoon via chicken bus...only to find that once we arrived late in the day, and thanks very much to the fact that combined with the popularity of ...

Heaven, Juayua, El Salvador travel blog

Heaven

A travel blog entry by nadiavinny

... to the other and as its title may suggest is famous for its spectacular Fauna and wildlife. 40 minutes from its start point is Juayua. A super little place and such a better base to see the area than Santa Ana. With its 3 accommodations you can feel like ...

We're in El Salvador!, Juayua, El Salvador travel blog

We're in El Salvador!

A travel blog entry by blowstein

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Tracy and I finally made it to El Salvador after a couple of excruciatingly long bus rides from Pana that started at 6am. After we finally got to our destination of Santa Ana we were less than pleased, but decided to check out the hostels from the Lonely ...

Election Day, Juayua, El Salvador travel blog

Election Day

A travel blog entry by margreet98

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... no food fair, I had a delicious kebob for lunch. I'm glad to have found this place and get a better feeling about El Salvador.  It's unfortunate that the city violence mars this country's image because I do think the people here are the finest ...

Waterfalls and Ruins, Juayua, El Salvador travel blog

Waterfalls and Ruins

A travel blog entry by margreet98

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... other witnesses and that we didn't really have anything to offer so when our bus came we got on it.  I had read that El Salvador had many many pedestrian deaths and that motorists do not stop if you're in the way.  Lesson learned and I will ...

Salcoatitan -Trapped by rain in quaint village, Salcoatitán, El Salvador travel blog

Salcoatitan -Trapped by rain in quaint village

A travel blog entry by cmedancing

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... no issues getting the permits for Wesley, which was free of charge…Bonus! Furthermore, passing through customs we forgot Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras and Nicaragua have an agreement and it is one charge for all, with a 90-day travelers visa. ...

El Salvador in a Rush, Juayua, El Salvador travel blog

El Salvador in a Rush

A travel blog entry by truetravelerare

Companeros,    This week I have been running all over El Salvador. Bus from San Sal. to Suchitoto, to La Palma. Back to San Sal, then to Juayua to the north. Then back to San Sal., then to Perquin far to the south in the mountains. Today, I woke ...

Eerste dagen El Salvador, Juayua, El Salvador travel blog

Eerste dagen El Salvador

A travel blog entry by volcano

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Het land van de ...

Finally...El Salvador: Land of Pupusas, Juayua, El Salvador travel blog

Finally...El Salvador: Land of Pupusas

A travel blog entry by katywade

... off the evening chill. Also let me mention for a second...Pupusas. My all time favorite street food. Pupusas are indigenous to El Salvador, but I discovered them in Guatemala. They are a cake of think corn masa, the type used to make fresh corn ...

Juayua, Juayua, El Salvador travel blog

Juayua

A travel blog entry by paulhand33

... in Central America, even moreso than other regions, you tend to hear countless differing opinions on any one destination. But like El Salvador immediately, travelling the scenic Ruta de las Flores  into the mountain village of Juayua. As with so many ...

we made it!, Juayua, El Salvador travel blog

we made it!

A travel blog entry by ctkoeppel

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... we've done great. Not having a plan probably sketched out the recent Loyola grad we met at the airport. She assured us that El Salvador is no doubt dangerous, but that we'd be fine to exercise caution, not paranoia. And with profuse gratitude owed to the ...

Food paradise, Juayua, El Salvador travel blog

Food paradise

A travel blog entry by lisaviro1981

Juayua's weekly food fair is what inspired me to come to El Sal, so it had a lot to live up to. We made our way down about midday and were greeted by dozens of stalls with delicious smelling smoke wafting out from under their awnings, circling the parque ...

Hot springs, pupusas, and Gregorio's church, Juayua, El Salvador travel blog

Hot springs, pupusas, and Gregorio's church

A travel blog entry by andersontravel

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We are truly enjoying El Salvador and the interesting people we are meeting. We spent an afternoon with an "international" crew and went on a mini road trip. When I say international, I include the following: 1 Salvadorean and his girlfriend who is now a ...

On the road again, La Hachadura, El Salvador travel blog

On the road again

A travel blog entry by 1life

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... of a honeymoon place, I thought.  I knew I could get us there by 3 PM if we did not have too much trouble crossing the El Salvador border.  Well the border crossing went well and we turned on to this dirt road by 3 PM.  Just 7 KM to the ...

tasty tacos and torrential rain in Juayua, Juayua, El Salvador travel blog

tasty tacos and torrential rain in Juayua

A travel blog entry by ristohannah

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We took a side daytrip from Santa Ana to Juayua, a very pretty little coffee-producing mountain town about an hour's bus ride south (on a very funky pimped-out ex Bluebird US school bus). There was a feria de gastronomia (food festival) going on ...

Up in the clouds and surrounded by Volcanos, Juayua, El Salvador travel blog

Up in the clouds and surrounded by Volcanos

A travel blog entry by muzz_travelling

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... and Relief Web reports, officials initially reported two deaths, several injuries, and the evacuation of approximately 2,000 people. El Salvador's president warned of the possibility of a second eruption. Volcanic activity is not unusual in El Salvador, ...

high in the sky, Apaneca, El Salvador travel blog

high in the sky

A travel blog entry by ctkoeppel

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Kevin, our British friend from the hostel, is itching to get out of Juayua. That's nuts to us. We absolutely love the small, quaint town that time forgot. However, after dinner and cervesas with Kevin last night and breakfast with him this morning, we ...

Juayua, Juayua, El Salvador travel blog

Juayua

A travel blog entry by ccchrissie

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Mama & papa & hijo kindly dropped me in Ahuacapan so easy 30 min bus ride to Juayua in the middle of the Ruta de Flores. People I'd met had recommended Hotel Anahuac and so decided to splash out & base myself here for a few days enjoying ...

Siete Cascadas...The Seven Waterfalls, Juayua, El Salvador travel blog

Siete Cascadas...The Seven Waterfalls

A travel blog entry by andersontravel

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... advantage of that in all our down time. We are staying at a great little place called Hotel Anahuac in a little mountain town called Juayua. It is raining as I write, in fact it has been raining most of the day. It is definitely the rainy season in ...

El Impossible Es Possible!, Juayua, El Salvador travel blog

El Impossible Es Possible!

A travel blog entry by doove

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... a lot less screeching old women, which is always a good thing. Other than a few minor bus improvements though, my initial crossing into El Salvador was rather unsmooth and a bit of a disaster. The actual border itself was easy enough, but I was in a mood ...

Fun at the Food Fair, Juayua, El Salvador travel blog

Fun at the Food Fair

A travel blog entry by tomandamy

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... a small town called Juayua in the Salvadoran highlands so reluctantly left Suchitoto to go and check it out.  This area on El Salvador is a few hours north of the capital and is visited by locals over the weekends looking to escape the city and see ...

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