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La Tortuga Verde (The Green Turtle) is an Eco beach resort, with a special interest in hatching and releasing turtles, a little bit off the gringo trail in eastern El Salvador. Situated right on the beach about 3km east of El Cuco (a beach town mostly frequented by natives) . It was the perfect spot for me to chill for a few days after crashing through a couple of cities in a short time. Somehow, i think from over ...
... the price (don't even ask, i was really furious with them, an El Salvadorean New Yorker had to intervene at one point because i was so tired and frustrated with them) and got frozen by the air conditioning over night. Found out the border was only 20 minutes away, not the hour and a half my rubbish guidebook said it was, so could have avoided the auto hotel after all if we had known we were that close! frustrating as..
General impressions of El Salvador? ...
... hours by bus from El Salvador for a
tranquil beach walk.
We came to Padre Ramos Estuary
because it is home one of the world’s most inspiring sea turtle conservation
projects. Our motley group of international sea turtle experts was there as
part of a research expedition to study and protect one of the world’s most
endangered turtle populations, the Eastern Pacific hawksbill sea turtle.
Led by the ...
... our bags on the top of the chicken bus then took a hellish 4.5 hour drive to the Cosigüina volcano. I say hellish ONLY because of how incredibly hot, dusty, crowded and slow it was, and how it seemed to stop every few hundred meters. Haha. We got off the bus at the end of the road actually. A dirty little pulperia where the bus waits all night until it heads back the other way at 6am. Starts at sea level, actually just about half ...
... Albert is pinned down in the sand. The hunter's instinct takes over, and poor Albert is the prey. By a stroke of luck we are able to pull the dogs back before they figure out what to do with him now that he lies defenseless on the sand. Albert runs away into the water, unharmed. He swims away as if to say "I'm not coming back until these crazy dogs are gone".