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 …
Set off again early this morning. This promised to be one of the most taxing days of the whole trip with two border crossings - the first being Nicaragua/Honduras and the second Honduras/El Salvador. Jellard was still having problems with his eye, so it was my turn to take the wheel again. Good job I like driving cars ;-) On arrival at the first border crossing we were ...
... place to swim. Mostly locals, as I think we are the only tourists in this area! We swam in a lagoon that was half natural and half man made. There were little minnow type fish that were biting our toes! It was a really fun break. Unfortunately I left my work shoes in the changing room so we had to run out tonight to find a cheap pair of runners for work ...
... I will definitely try, and probably fail, to replicate when Im home). We only spent a few days in San Salvador, but we split our time between Western comforts like the shopping mall, the cheap cinema and exploring the culture around.
We quickly got used to the local buses, there was the big converted school buses (20 cents) and the mini buses (25 cents). We used them to get around the city and for our little exploration. We managed to get ...
... it was an accident – he told me his was from diabetes. (Not the first time I’d heard this on the trip so far.) His next question was harder though, he wanted to know how much it cost to have one. I hesitated before telling him that insurance pays for most of it, but without insurance it’s anywhere between $5,000 and $15,000 USD. When the number was translated his face twisted into a grimace like he was physically being prodded with a sharp ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility