The Most Dangerous Country in the World November 6th 2008 For a fourth and final visa run of 2008 I wanted to get a bit further away. There are wonderful places in both Nicaragua and Panama that are close and convenient but I have sampled both. Given the monotonous rainy season, I also felt that the greater the distance the better between myself and Costa Rica's central valley.
Having a TACA pilot as a private student has a few advantages. As well ... read more
Central America Caribbean » El Salvador El Salvador achieved independence from Spain in 1821 and from the Central American Federation in 1839. A 12-year civil war, which cost about 75,000 lives, was brought to a close in 1992 when the government and leftist rebels signed a treaty that prov... ... read more
A highlights package of my trips generally focusing on one place or aspect. Fewer blogs are appearing seeing as, for some reason, I decided to never write more than one blog per country unless I lived there. Having been to quite a few countries, inevitably, I'm now revisiting many, hence fewer blogs. This master's degree is also severely getting in the way of travelling.... ... full info