Hostal la Portada Bed and Breakfast
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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... but years back he worked in El Salvador during the time of the civil war. It was dark when we drove through Aguilares - where Father Rutilio Grande and two others (an old man and a young boy) were assassinated which is where the story of Bishop Romero took a fundamental turn that led to his own assassiinatoin.
We came to the conference center which is run by the Jesuits - it can accommodate about 80 of the participants and it is built on the side of a mountain ...
... from other countries who wanted to help the cause, because it was their own fight, and not the men in the armies of which they offered. They accepted help in the form of ammunition and similar supplies. People from different countries came of their own accord and fought alongside the Guerrilla's. Men and women from America, Holland, Germany and Spain- this being from just one man's recollection. Another ex-Guerilla fighter explained that the nurses they ...
... a very small lot located on the edge of the sloped hill, with trees above it and a drop off below it. The view from the lot is absolutely beautiful. There has already been some work done on digging trenches, and we can see that there are a number of large rocks that are exposed in the trenches.
We gathered at the bottom of the stairs and met with a representative from Habitat who welcomed us and thanked us for the work ...
... meeting people and seeing so many new things but you would miss the whole picture. Moving to a new place every few days. Packing and repacking. Doing things you wouldn't dream of at home - washing your underwear in the sink, peeing in a bucket because you are too scared to leave your room (not me - someone I met on the trip told me a story about this, remind me to tell you more about it later), wearing the same clothes until you can find ...
... Our next destination was the border town of La Union. Nice easy day - only about a 3 hr drive. The countryside here is beautiful too, amazing coastline and lush green jungle. # hours later we found our destination town, took a quick look around and got out of dodge as soon as we could! It was not a pretty place. Don't think there was even a hotel in the town, one scary looking bar with a few working ladies hanging out the front. Ok, new plan. ...