Crowne Plaza Hotel San Salvador
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... picked up a melon and banana smoothie from a little place next to the hostel. At least I now had something in my stomach.
The shuttle bus turned up just after nine and as usual, I was the last pick up. It turned out that all but three of us were heading to the main city airport, so they got dropped off first while I was next. The last couple were getting dropped off nearby at one of the domestic bus terminals as they were heading for the coast. The journey had ...
... and very sweet, as usual. Reluctantly, I took an Imodium and went back to bed for he rest of the morning! I really hate wasting my time in bed, but it was necessary!
By early afternoon, I was feeling up to doing some packing and organizing. So when Sara checked on me, I said I was up for going to the Romero house and chapel. I also needed to go to an ATM so I could pay my bill! I guess most people would think that 8 days with a private guide and driver, including ...
... back. Unstamped. I wonder if this is going to come back to bite us. As soon as we entered El Salvador I noticed that they have excellent roads. Our driver told us that the last two presidents have put a big emphasis on road building and that the road we were on was only 2 years old. I also noticed that there were almost no people on the roadside compared to Guatemala. The road we were on was a high mountain pass affording spectacular views. It was a really enjoyable ride and ...
... but years back he worked in El Salvador during the time of the civil war. It was dark when we drove through Aguilares - where Father Rutilio Grande and two others (an old man and a young boy) were assassinated which is where the story of Bishop Romero took a fundamental turn that led to his own assassiinatoin.
We came to the conference center which is run by the Jesuits - it can accommodate about 80 of the participants and it is built on the side of a mountain ...
... to the fighters. Probably the most dangerous thing about this job was the travel involved. The Salvadorean Army had taken up and occupied most villages in an attempt to weed out Guerrilla's and discourage others from joining the movement. The way he moved around was by communicating with informants he knew who were in the places he needed to pass through. One day on his way to through a village a woman called Maria saw him passing her house. She came ...