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alex is awesome, bit spendy. awesome black sand beaches. three really good surf sessions. one all night party with the locals.
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The five and a half hour shuttle bus journey from Copán Ruinas to the tiny town of El Zonte on the Salvadorian Pacific coast turned out to be a surprising one. Firstly, we were surprised to discover that the quickest route into El Salvador, which borders Honduras to the south, was actually to head west into Guatemala, before turning south and east …
... of the main village. A tuk-tuk dropped us off and we followed the path to the waterfalls, which were fun to see and photograph and very refreshing once you got in the water. It was so hot that even Sophie braved the cool water! While we were there a local struck up conversation and it turned out he'd just been to South Africa a few months previously, had a great time and was full of praise for the place, the people and of course, Mandela. We had ...
... priced. We tagged on with a couple of girls that took us to a local’s birthday party at his amazing beach-side house. Promptly after, we were awkwardly asked to leave by the person who invited us because we weren’t actually supposed to be there. Instead, I stayed up at the hostel with a couple of girls from London (Stoke Newington, of all places!) and had a few beers whilst watching the epic storm that was playing out over our heads.
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... The festival takes place every weekend. We walked by all the vendors, tasted some samples and adored the beautiful displays. It was hard to pick one and for $6, each plate was a good bargain. I went for the chicken, and I'm pretty confident it was one of the best chickens I have ever had. I made the mistake of trying a different vendor the next day, just to keep things fair and interesting, but it didn't come close to the one from my first day. I'll always have ...