La Porta Plaza Hotel
Travel Blogs from San Salvador
... at the beach. Of course they did mention that we could get
a guided tour through the city to see some sights and that would be a safer
idea. While waiting for our tour guide
we tried to eat the breakfast at the hotel, but it was as equally disgusting as
our meal the night before.
Our itinerary would include a trip to the rim of a volcano,
two sets of ruins, ...
... further to the west, creating a nice mellow and slow rolling right-hander that works from 3ft to very big, as we see in our last two days when the swell picks up to around 10 ft. If you know how the spot works, its relatively easy: there is a channel to paddle out and around the breaking waves, bringing you to the line-up without getting your hair wet. But if you drift out of the channel, you end up in the fast current eastwards along the beach, ...
... schedule. The neat thing we have been seeing is how relationships are far more important than keeping to a schedule. At home it is an effort to create "margins" (extra time in the day to just care about others, reflect etc.) - here in Latin America it is a way of life. Thankfully, in spite of all of the "margins" our schedule is moving along just fine - some changes along the way but all great.
Good work everyone!
... whole trip. It was about 9:30am and I hadn’t slept all day but it was really nice to see family and friends. The plan was to go to the beach (via Wendy’s for breakfast). The beach was at the end of a row of local markets. It was a black sand beach but the water temperature was perfect (probably 27°) and even the waves were good. We stayed in the water for about an hour and it was very refreshing. Jess and I had a walk along the beach and then we all had ...
... you come accross someone who has done that, and it all sounded quite interesting, so we chatted for a bit and found out that for a lot of the countries he had been to he had been into for only a couple of days, which I guess if fair enough when you are talking about places like Somalia etc etc, however there was the "stamp-collector" about him. He turned out to be a bit of a know-it-all, and loved to lecture rather than listen to ...
- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service