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I´m growing to like these bus journeys as a way to see the countryside and rural life. This time it was two hours back to Antigua, time for lunch (I know better than to order sandwiches anywhere but the U.S., but forgot my own admonition this time), an hour to Guate, two hours in the Guate terminal because the bus was late and then they had to …
... Always a bit dubious about an item of food that has Pupu in the title, and essentially just looked like another **** variation of the taco, they were actually amazing, and I take back my previous criticisms I’d being venting about ‘I just want a proper meal and not a ******n pupusita!’The closest thing I can really compare them to would be a heart attack (with varying toppings). Good stuff, despite having to wait about two hours on ...
... where I was around this time last year. It didn’t take long to overfly the main island of Cuba, but we would also pass over Isle of Youth a bit later before starting our Caribbean crossing.
Reached the shoreline of Honduras about 12:45 p.m. and flew across the narrow Central America isthmus, circling over the Pacific Ocean as we descended into SAL, located 31 miles from San Salvador and the only commercial airport in El Salvador. I visited El Salvador in 2001 ...
... C here! We had dinner with the Compassion staff and four university students from the Leadership Development Program. These four students all gave their testimonies with so much passion as to how valuable the sponsorship was to them. It was inspiring to hear their stories.
All in all, it was a truly great day and a great experience to see how much our sponsorship helps these children and their ...
So to be truthful I didn't have high hopes for El Salvador seeing as it was originally meant to be a stop-over en route to Costa Rica. Having decided to extend my stay I couldn't find a hostel so had to use hotel points and flashpack aka stay in a plush hotel. Getting out of the airport was bedlam and being hounded by taxi drives for business is a little unsettling, but I jumped into an official taxi and and made my way to the hotel. One good ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Pets allowed