Hotel Las Magnolias
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
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The final destination was at the Sheraton hotel and as soon as I picked up my backpack, I jumped in a cab to the Occidente bus terminal to catch a local bus back in the direction I had just come to get to Santa Ana. This was US$5. A bit steep in my opinion, although it was a few miles away. I get the feeling that every foreigner has to pay US$5 minimum.
In the station, I asked the controller for the Santa Ana bus and he was decent enough ...
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Our final museum, was the Meseo de Arte Popular. Here is a huge display of miniatures primarily from one small town and one very deta oriented woman! The miniature scenes depict all aspects of common Salvadorian life. The patience that it must take to create this level of detail!! Yikes, it's beyond me!!
Our last stop is a local, open air, tropical juice place. For ...
... choose just one spot in each country to visit. For El Salvador that spot was El Tunco, a chilled surfer beach town that resembled a strange mix of California and Bali. It was here that we settled in to the cheapest backpackers in town (which just so happened to be equipped with a cool shady pool) and spent a few days living off pupusas (my new favourite street food) and hanging out on the picturesque beach. Yet more time was ...
... afford to lose a day on our tight El Salvador itinerary, much to my disappointment!
Our 3pm tour of Cascada Los Tercios was fun. Lasting about an hour, we hike down to the waterfall.....that has no water! BUT, you can still appreciate the unique rock formations that make this waterfall so popular - enormous hexagonal pillars that make up the face of the waterfall. Then there are the piles of fallen pillars, like wasted building material dumped and ...
... everything had already been soaked. I prayed my rain cover was still on my bag properly and would protect it against the worst of it. I tried to tell the bus people I wasn't happy with the way the tarp was only sloppily half draped over my bag but to no avail. We set off again. It took quite a few hours but eventually we got to the Nicaraguan border with Honduras. Our passports were collected by the 'handler' (who had somehow made it onto the bus) and I was told ...