Hostal la Portada Bed and Breakfast
Travel Blogs from San Salvador
... I walked to the city centre, I should point out thatin El Salvador you are expected to pay your first night's stay and then they come and knock on your door the next day expecting the next day's payment. You can ask to wait another day before settling though. Anyway, I got some cash out and went to the Palacio Nacional. The building is awe inspiring in parts, although some rooms are in a derelict state. Then, I went to the internet cafe and wrote this.
... opportunity to visit two art galleries in Apastepeque with Jaclyn, the young woman who will move into the house we are building. It was really nice to see a different side of the town. The first art studio is meant to attract young people and keep them involved in something and off the street. The second was more of a small art museum which housed a lot religious artifacts from the area. We also visited the local church which ...
... about each other. The emotions were a mixture of excitement in getting back to our routines and families at home and sadness in saying goodbye to each other and the country the next day. Some team members were already making plans to return or keep in touch with each other as well as some of the locals that they had gotten to know during the week. Everyone agreed that the mission trip was a great ...
... San Rafael (http://www.cafesanrafael.com/copan-rui ns/) for a pulled pork and cheddar cheese sandwich and the best Frappuccino anywhere (eat your heart out Starbucks!). We were’t late to bed (about 8.30) but that alarm sure came round quickly. Bleary eyed we joined a Canadian couple in an 8-seater mini-bus and drove round the dark streets of Copan picking up others. Fortunately there were only 2 more (well, 2 and a ...
... br> These Mayan people also grew chocolate plants
– I never knew that’s what a chocolate plant looked like. We even got to take a picture in front of a
bath house replica… and I sat on Mystery Man’s lap this time – I don’t think he
After those ruins we went to see the San Andres ruins –
which were totally ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Pets allowed