La Porta Plaza Hotel
Travel Blogs from San Salvador
... a very small lot located on the edge of the sloped hill, with trees above it and a drop off below it. The view from the lot is absolutely beautiful. There has already been some work done on digging trenches, and we can see that there are a number of large rocks that are exposed in the trenches.
We gathered at the bottom of the stairs and met with a representative from Habitat who welcomed us and thanked us for the work ...
... machine. Being constantly hungry, tired, hot, sweaty and grimy. No makeup, braids and buns to ward of the inevitable tangled, dry and unmanageable hair (I've never wanted to cut it more). No exercise, and a slow adjustment to the spare tire growing around my middle - I'll call it the travel twenty (more like the travel 40 but who's counting?) Very little protein and a lot of carbs. Eating what you can, when you can and ignoring ...
... or fifteen, depending on who you ask), the farm is large by Salvadorean standards. As large as it is considered, the operation is entirely self contained from teat to tienda. Fresh milk is used to make cream and various kinds of cheeses (there is of course, no pasturization. When asking about TB, I'm given a deflecting answer about it only being a problem in Honduras, the border of which is a mere 50 kilometres away). 450lbs ...
... br> all spoke Spanish and neither of us did. I’ve learned a few dirty words and that’s
about it! We made it to the
Quality Hotel Real Aeropuerto, probably
not the nicest hotel on the block, but at least it was heavily guarded by armed
At this point I don’t think the Mystery Man was too happy to
be stranded in El Salvador with a girl he ...
... arms dealing, drug dealing and prostitution. When the civil war ended and people went back to El Salvador they bought the American gang culture with them, resulting in violence and crime. Recently murders have sky rocketed from five per day during the peace treaty to an average of 16 murders per day. This is a lot in a country with only 6 million people in it. By ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet