Travel Blogs from San Salvador
The bus journey to Antigua via Guatemala City was the worst so far, very very cold and the ride with the poor roads was very bumpy so we did not get much sleep at all! We got to Guatemala City around 7am and after a short wait for the shuttle to Antigua we were on our way and arrived at Antigua around 9. We had pre booked the hostel so we knew …
... an hour away that also had a major market going. Both towns had the market in a large square with a fountain outside the Catholic church -- a common occurrence in this country.
Juayua was wild with throngs of people out for the weekend, probably a hundred vendors , live entertainment and of course lots of food. Between the crowds, heat , noise and smoke ( from cooking ) it was sensory overload. We were a bit worried about ...
... occasionally socialise and had a fun night out dancing at the local club. Everything is closed unless its the weekend, at which point it all comes alive and the beach and bars become packed with people from all over enjoying the sun, sea and sand. El Salvador is a relatively small country (in area), so its easy for people from across the country, or even from the neighboring ones to come to the beaches for the weekend and enjoy the sunsets as we ...
... some fresh iron tablets to ensure my anaemia would hopefully do one for good. He’d already said his family like to spoil Couchsurfers so I’m definitely not complaining! I also drank all his familiy’s orange Fanta, which was casually brought up later hahaha – well I was thirsty!
Julio was also really flexible and happy to do whatever I wanted and tailor my stay around that – he probably regretted that, as ...
... Salvador. More beautiful views, interesting storm clouds brewing off in the distance, very strong coffee for some and luscious creamy desserts for others. Life is uncertain, eat dessert first! Then we were off to lunch at El Arco Cafe. We were joined by another Thrivent Builds team just arriving in El Salvador. A bit of rest now will be followed by our prientation before a traditional Salvadoran dinner. An excellent introduction to our new home for the ...
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