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San Salvador - Neglected church on Parque Libertad  

San Salvador - Neglected church on Parque Libertad

San Salvador & Tegucigalpa

June 2nd 2010
(above panorama: view from my hotel in Tegucigalpa) After the picturesque village of Copan with its ancient temples, I took a bus to El Salvador. I wasn't planning on staying there very long, about a week, to check out the capital San Salvador and maybe one or two other towns. El Salvador is a pretty small country but its capital San Salvador is a huge city, though unfortunately quite criminal. ... read more
Central America Caribbean » El Salvador » Central » San Salvador

Salvadoran Flag 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
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