Holiday Inn San Salvador
Travel Blogs from San Salvador
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 migration zone with over 200 species. A lot of them prefer one single island. We took a boat ride on the lake, a …
El Salvador is the smallest and most densely populated Central American country and has more than 100 volcanos of which only 6 are still active. The last big eruption being in 2005 of Volcan Santa Elena. That was one of the volcanos I got to see that day. We drove up the Cerro Verde (green hill) and from there had a fantastic view of the volcano …
I had been trying looking for a travel guide of Central America since Columbia but just couldn't find one and therefore arrived in San Salvador without much information but which turned out to be okay as that way I was not expecting anything and got really surprised. I had booked a good hotel in a good area for the New Year.
31st December …
... were there, plus some of his nieces and nephews. There was a bit of confusion about his wheelchair – he wasn’t sitting in our Free Wheelchair Mission chair when we pulled up; he was in a different one that was in pretty terrible shape. Turns out he had sent it a few doors down for repairs (front casters get a severe beating from the unpaved dirt and rocky road filled with potholes), and was borrowing one from the military base. It’s ...
... and we were on the way by 6.45am! They squeeze as many people on to these buses as they can and its quite the experience and the first leg of the trip only cost us 7 quetzals (about $1). We got to the first town and found the next bus and we were soon heading for the Guat-El Salv border. There is some sort of an agreement between Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras and Nicaragua which makes crossing the border between these countries quite easy. We ...
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking