Hostal la Portada Bed and Breakfast
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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We said farewell to Randy, Nancy and Jody Sunday morning as they headed home. The rest of us are staying in country for a few days of touring, getting to know a bit more of the culture, the history of the civil war and the time leading up to it. It has been a wonderful trip. Not certain what comes next but we hope many of you readers will consider joining us on future ...
... reading in hammocks, a new favourite hobby I've developed in Central America. Heartbreakingly, the 8 hour drive into El Salvador revealed some stunningly beautiful landscapes, and the locals were some of the friendliest we've ever met. It felt like a cop out to stop in just this one place, but time was no friend of ours. The next time I'm back in this corner of the world I'll definitely put aside more time for this spectacular ...
... are hard to come by, but usually there are more buses in the morning and then they stop in the afternoon. You donīt really want to travel after 6pm on a chicken bus anyways - safety first! If you can find out what Route number you need, it makes it easier to find the bus and make sure youīre going the right way. Chicken buses have a bad reputation for high statistics of traffic accidents and robberies. But I didnīt experience either. So far, I have only seen ...
It was a beautiful morning. Quite a bit cooler than the last several mornings as we are 4000 ft above sea level. The rooms at this resort didnīt even have air conditioning.
Got on the bus at 9:00 and drove 20 minutes to Ataco, the local hot spot for crafts. Loaded with vendors selling all sorts of stuff. We did find one vendor with El Salvador coffee beans so that was our only purchase. Then off to another small town ...
... br> And Shut Up.
After that volcano trip (which was as I said amazing – check the pics) , headed back to Juayua (which I still couldn’t pronounce properly) to pick up my luggage and check out the gastronomy festival. I was expecting good… well actually weird things, but although the food was pretty decent I was a little disappointed with the lack of strange things to eat. I tried some frog, but it was kind of expensive ...