Travel Blogs from Suchitoto, El Salvador

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Small town..., Suchitoto, El Salvador travel blog

Small town...

A travel blog entry by jeffsadventures

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Today I just made a day trip to Suchitoto, a small colonial town that was hit pretty hard during the war. The FMLN guerrillas hid in the nearby mountains and caves near here and caused havoc. I went with some of my friends from San Salvador in a pick up ...

From Rainy Guatemala to Sunny El Salvador, Suchitoto, El Salvador travel blog

From Rainy Guatemala to Sunny El Salvador

A travel blog entry by worldofbintang

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Hello all from El Salvador, We are now in a picturesque little town called Suchitoto north of San Salvador. We went to Coban (in Guatemala) and then went to stay in Lanquin. For the first time since we've been away it rained practically non stop for 4 ...

Dragging ourselves away to colonial splendour!, Suchitoto, El Salvador travel blog

Dragging ourselves away to colonial splendour!

A travel blog entry by emanddave

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... cruel for eating such a beautiful creature though) we watch another sunset and try to avoid the mossies.  Ralli tells us about El Salvador and local politics. He is adamant it wasnt a civil war here but just terrorists trying to take over and create ...

La Libertad, El Salvador, La Libertad, El Salvador travel blog

La Libertad, El Salvador

A travel blog entry by greg-adrienne

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... least the one´s we drove - that rival Mexico´s toll highways in terms of smooth surfaces and wide shoulders. After El Salvador, the only country between us and our return to Mexico was Guatemala. Highlights: - Volcano boarding, Leon: Bigfoot ...

EL SALVADOR, Suchitoto, El Salvador travel blog

EL SALVADOR

A travel blog entry by marc-patty

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... cities were like, before they were invaded by the tourist masses. It's nice to think that places like this still exist. El Salvador, a country that most tourists avoid, but we're really glad we came here. The people have been the friendliest so far ...

A Forgotten Gem of Central America, La Libertad, El Salvador travel blog

A Forgotten Gem of Central America

A travel blog entry by thymeoff

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... of interest, and move on quickly to Nicaragua and Costa Rica. So, why then are we still here after ten days? Because El Salvador has been a delightful surprise! Yes, the country is small, but it has great charm and many areas of notable natural beauty ...

Hurting on the outside, El Tunco, El Salvador travel blog

Hurting on the outside

A travel blog entry by kris

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Back on utila I was recommended a hotel on the coast of El Salvador called.. La Guitarra... It was easy to get to from copan, an early start to La Entrada, a king quality bus straight across the border to the capitol, stopping only once where me and an ...

Hidden gem, Suchitoto, El Salvador travel blog

Hidden gem

A travel blog entry by charding

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... off offering goods every time it stops (ranging from dried banana to what i can only imagine were bottles of viagra). Arrival in Suchitoto was onto a tiny backstreet, which turned out to be one of the main roads. It's a fairly small town nestled on the ...

Day 23, traveling, El Salvador travel blog

Day 23

A travel blog entry by escott10

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... over of approximately 6 hours. Will arrive in Lima at 7:00pm local time tomorrow evening. We may attempt a taxi trip into town in El Salvador to take a look around. Seems odd that to be nearly half way through the trip but know that the most exciting part ...

Colonial, Suchitoto, El Salvador travel blog

Colonial

A travel blog entry by riege

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Today we drove to the north of El Salvador to Suchitoto, an immaculate colonial town with cobblestone streets which lies in a mountainous farming region. Afterwards we visited the lake Suchitlan, an artificial lake. It is also a bird ...

Volcan Izalco, Parque Nacional Los Volcanes, El Salvador travel blog

Volcan Izalco

A travel blog entry by ctkoeppel

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I seem to have a thing for walking uphill both ways. That was the case in Pullman and is still the case here in El Salvador. To get to the base of Volcan Izalco, the volcano we plan to climb, we must first hike down the side of Volcan Cerro ...

Let the Dog be your Guya!, Suchitoto, El Salvador travel blog

Let the Dog be your Guya!

A travel blog entry by andycrisp

... trouble to vist their country.  I think one of the reasons why this is so is that tourism is a relatively new thing to El Salvador (we have hardly seen any other Westerners) and so the people are not jaded.  Suchitoto is a pretty, small town ...

El Salvador, El Salvador, El Salvador travel blog

El Salvador

A travel blog entry by quickroute

... luckily they don't bite. The worst thing they do is fly up your nostrils, and in my case into your ears and mouth - yum! We spent half a day in the colourful colonial city of Granada before heading on to El Salvador.... [Click here to continue ...

La Palma, La Palma, El Salvador travel blog

La Palma

A travel blog entry by rlphillips

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... to be made. The tour guide spoke in spanish, so thats about as much as i could gather. We made a snap decision to go to El Salvador, nothing much really drew us to this country, but since we were in the area, it seemed silly not to check it out. We ...

Photos of the island, Isla Zacatillo, El Salvador travel blog

Photos of the island

A travel blog entry by amyj79indpls

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These arre photos that my bf's cousin sent us from around the ...

Suchitoto, Suchitoto, El Salvador travel blog

Suchitoto

A travel blog entry by ccchrissie

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Quite a pleasant very small colonial town in the hills with cobbled streets & great views to Honduras over Lago Cihuatlan, which is really a massive reservoir. Bumped into Juan from my previous 2 hostels in the Hostel Vista de Lago - had popped ...

More Heaven, Suchitoto, El Salvador travel blog

More Heaven

A travel blog entry by nadiavinny

With our enjoyment of El Salvador on a high we ( Nadia ) started researching hard for our next slice of heaven. Suchitoto was the choice and after a trip to San Salvador we found ourselves on our busiest Chicken Bus to date. 2 hours in all. Vinny squished ...

People & History, El Salvador, Sochitoto, El Salvador travel blog

People & History, El Salvador

A travel blog entry by globekiter

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People & History, El Salvador What an amazing little country El Salvador is! I had serious thoughts of skipping El Salvador all together after hearing and reading about how this country is one of the most dangerous countries in Latin America. Well ...

Friendly El salvador, Suchitoto, El Salvador travel blog

Friendly El salvador

A travel blog entry by senorbrian

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... peace without constantly being interupted... If i wasnt alone that{d probly be nice lol The people are really helpful and genuine. Well armed El salvador. Not so much where i am now, but in san salvador its not uncomon to see well armed men in front ...

We made it!, Tacuba, El Salvador travel blog

We made it!

A travel blog entry by allieadventures

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... and started to take off some of our layers. We made another smooth transfer to get here, Tacuba. Tacuba is a small town in El Salvador with nothing really happening. We noticed in our Lonely Planet guide book, that the tours allow us to enter the ...

Antigua 40 years ago...., Suchitoto, El Salvador travel blog

Antigua 40 years ago....

A travel blog entry by senorbrian

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So i recently read an article stating that if getting to somewhere before the crowds it suchitoto is your place... They called suchitoto antigua before it was trendy. Well the report nailed it suchitoto is still super un developed and you have the ...

Suchitoto city of Art (and Rain), Suchitoto, El Salvador travel blog

Suchitoto city of Art (and Rain)

A travel blog entry by rich_thomas

Just hit Suchitoto in the pouring rain in fact a Thunderstorm. I must of overdone my rain dance after the oppressive heat of the ...

Colonial time again, Suchitoto, El Salvador travel blog

Colonial time again

A travel blog entry by bshorts

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... very relaxed air to the place, with few people around and not many tourists at all. That kind of goes for the whole of El Salvador, where its reputation as a violent country still does it great harm. From our visit there it seemed to be a fairly ...

Story time with Don Pablo, Suchitoto, El Salvador travel blog

Story time with Don Pablo

A travel blog entry by andrewpyrah

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... , it took 12 years of war. Questioning what they were being spoonfed led to the creation of rebel groups amongst the workers in El Salvador. The promise of funds and arms from Cuba followed, but only if they united, thus, the FMLN was formed. Guerilla ...

Adios Guatemala...on to El Salvador!, Playa El Tunco, El Salvador travel blog

Adios Guatemala...on to El Salvador!

A travel blog entry by andersontravel

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James says- We decided to head straight for the ocean once we reached El Salvador. Playa El Tunco meaning ¨the pig¨ as I was told, is named for the rock in ocean (see photo) was our first destination. We don´t see the pig resemblance...We ...

The Orpanage of El Tunco, El Tunco, El Salvador travel blog

The Orpanage of El Tunco

A travel blog entry by rustinandjenn

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... nearly 60 children up to the age of 18. The orphanage is in a serious state of need due to the low economy in El Salvador and the high poverty rate. This orphanage relies soley on public donations for both food, clothing and supplies. There are only 8 ...

Turning Japanese?!! No, it´s Suchitoto, Suchitoto, El Salvador travel blog

Turning Japanese?!! No, it´s Suchitoto

A travel blog entry by tartanbeat

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... around, or maybe moves round the corner and doesn´t leave for another half hour! Deep in the hills in northern El Salvador, Suchitoto lies in Chalatenango region, scene of fierce fighting between Govt troops and FMLN guerillas in the 80s. It´s a ...

Playa El Tunco, El Salvador, Playa El Tunco, El Salvador travel blog

Playa El Tunco, El Salvador

A travel blog entry by rustinandjenn

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... , crab, calamari, oysters, clams, mussels, etc. Dad, you would love the selection of seafood!! :) They have a specialty snack of El Salvador which is called Pupusas, that consist of fresh corn tortillas stuffed with beans, cheese and meat and then grilled ...

La Palma, La Palma, El Salvador travel blog

La Palma

A travel blog entry by claudiacfavre

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No school Wed., Thurs. or Friday so Adrienne and I planned a getaway to El Salvador, our south western neighbor.  What an amazing country!  Melany, the British girl that had been working in Teguc., showed up at our doorstep the night before we ...

Ferry/Jeep/Bus, La Palma, El Salvador travel blog

Ferry/Jeep/Bus

A travel blog entry by margreet98

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... pines with dry brown understory, as well as coffee fincas and lush green mountains.  The motmot is the national bird of El Salvador but I never saw one there.  As soon as I crossed the border they seemed to be everywhere!  Obviously they ...

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