Hotel Plaza Antigua
Travel Blogs from San Salvador
... rendition of the Beetles song "Yesterday". We all clapped. Was nice to spend some time with Jackie.. Wish our Spanish was better so we could carry on a conversation! All our questions (except for a few basic ones that some of our group members can handle) are done through our interpreter Irene, who is with us 24/7. After we said goodbye to Jackie we got on the bus and made our way back to the hostel for much needed showers. Will be a quiet, early to bed ...
... until the sun started going down around 6pm. The sunsets were really beautiful so it was really nice sitting out on the beach and just enjoying our relaxation time. It may seem like traveling is all relaxation, but its not, there are a lot of things to plan, worry and stress about, although of course not on the same level of stress as a 9 to 5 job provides, but nevertheless, its really nice to get downtime from everything, and just BE.
... full meal of it so in the end settled for rabbit and got invited for a couple of beers by some people I’d met somewhere earlier in the trip but had no real recollection of who they actually were!
Oh, and in Juayua I also sorted out all my flights home… and tried sorting out some bits of work for when I get back, but lets not talk about ‘real world’ stuff just yet thankyou!
After filling up on ...
... of my trip through Central America, but came in by bus so it’s my first time at SAL airport.
We landed on Runway 7 in the 90º sunshine at 1:20 and taxied into Gate 17, arriving 21 minutes early at 1:24. First leg to Bolivia (and eventually to Antarctica) went wonderfully. Let’s hope this trend continues!
It’s now 2:26. I’m in the Avianca VIP Lounge waiting for my second segment to Lima, which should be boarding in about 12 minutes.
... at the beach for the weekend. Monday through Thursday the town is pretty calm. Most people are there to surf which leads to quiet nights since the good waves roll in at 7 in the morning. It was nice to relax a bit and just enjoy good company. I hung out with another American from Colorado, a Dutch guy, and heaps of Australians.
A few of the surprises I found in El Salvador were that they use the American dollar as currency and it’s not as cheap as ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet