Hotel Plaza Antigua
Travel Blogs from San Salvador
... area in which this project is located is one of the most violent and dangerous communities in San Salvador. The Compassion Centre strives to reach the younger generation before they enter the gangs.
Our team was honored to spend the day taking part in the activities and learning about the community development initiatives that Compassion is doing here.
... nothing came of it. At the next police check point the bus driver passed around a packet of biscuits and they seemed happy with that as a bribe haha, and we got through no bother. At the actual border crossing they spent absolutely forever scrutinising everyone’s passports. And we were all a bit disappointed because they don’t stamp passports here for some reason. I quite like having all my wee stamps in the passport haha. So we finally got to the town ...
... only five people left on it. it did though and i asked the driver for bus 27 to return to me to the hotel. It was black everywhere and he said it was dangerous, and called over a taxi driver. He offered 10$us and a lady had also stopped to help, it was maybe a little expensive but i needed to get back so agreed and jumped in. He started to use his phone and was calling someone to find out how to get to my street, often they never know but just will take the fare ...
... that the wave only hold up to about 5 feet then closes out. That night Carissa and I partied till 3 in the morning with the locals. They were really fun and eager to talk. And they can drink… a lot.
The next morning I was a bit hung-over and didn’t get into the surf until after lunch. The drop into that wave is super-fast and it took me 5 tries before I figured it out. As soon as I ...
... We all went outside and saw his little beast of a car. It was running which was good, not sure how reliable is was though, didn't matter.
Well, we went driving with a local, that was an experience in itself. Lets just say its like Asia but with a bit more flavour to it. Merging is a process of tooting. Any way we made it to the area where we were going for dinner. It was a really nice cobblestone street with lots of restaurants ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet