El Salvador November 29th 2011 <span>Spent 10 days in El Salvador, a country a similar size to Wales. One of the first things we noticed was how polite and courteous everyone was. No-one batted an eyelid at the monstrously tall, ice-cream eating, lost Europeans showing up.
<span> Started off in Alegria, a tiny town which is the highest in the country. A cooler mountain climate was very welcome after escaping the ... read more
Central America Caribbean » El Salvador » Eastern » Alegría 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