Hostal la Portada Bed and Breakfast
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
TripAdvisor Reviews Hostal la Portada Bed and Breakfast San Salvador
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... usual problem of neither of us speaking the others language. However I was able to explain that I was heading to El Salvador the next day and needed to organise some sort of transport and Ambrosio suggested a few company names. The only thing for it was to spend an hour or so checking the guidebook info and the various company websites to see what their schedules and prices were like.
My options were either take the chicken bus from the city to the ...
... seems to be mostly enforced by the airlines, but I didn't want to take any chances of getting stuck at the border in the middle of the night!
Sara and Damian came for me around 11 (my bus is at 1.) we went to the ATM and I had no problem getting more dollars. At the bus station, they made sure hat I was all set before they said goodbye and left me on my own!
Time to say goodbye to El Salvador. I will always have a fondness for this small country and its beautiful people!
... of public transport we pass through much more quickly as there is much less queuing involved. We've easily shaved off hours doing this.
As we passed through Honduras it looked stunning. The route gave us views of green rolling hills and in the distance the mountain peaks of Cerro El Pital which crosses into Honduras from El Salvador, and Pico Congolon merging into Nicaragua, both blanketed with woodland mainly pine ...
... frome ating purpusa's, and attempted to visit a church. It was closed when I arrived, anda guy standing outisde said it would be open at 2pm, so I actually waited 25 minutes, as it was the only building to see today. When it got to 2.10 and the guy was very laissez faire about the opening time, I left after politely saying goodbye. Amusingly., I had been granted permission to sit on a chair opposite a hair salon for that time. I noticed both hairdresser's ...
... bus away (try 7C).
We wanted to go from Santa Tecla to Suchitoto - which is nothing technical, just 2 buses and 3 hours of travel. After arriving and getting orientated, we wanted to find out about tours to see Cascada Los Tercios (waterfalls) and on a history tour to learn about the Civil War and the guerillas - FMLN. However, in the sleepy town of Suchitoto, the Tourism Office (which is closed from 12-1pm) opens 1 hour late! Luckily we had the ...