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February 23rd 2011
Published: February 23rd 2011
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We were less than impressed as we entered San Salvador after a long bus trip from the other side of Guatemala. The level of litter, always about in Central America, seemed to increase as we neared the capital and I guess it was fortunate that nightfall came before we had to come to grips with the look of the capital itself. The Tica Bus delivered us to its base. Typically for here, the bus was bac... Read Full Entry

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Rooster wandering around on a road out of El Mozote
Road to the RioRoad to the Rio
Road to the Rio

We walked a long way, all downhill, from El Mozote to the river, but caught the bus back
Bridge over the RioBridge over the Rio
Bridge over the Rio

A footbridge replaces an earlier stone road bridge, of which only the ends remain
Rio Sapo Trail 1Rio Sapo Trail 1
Rio Sapo Trail 1

Very hot in the open areas
Rio Sapo Trail 2Rio Sapo Trail 2
Rio Sapo Trail 2

This part was cooler. During the war, women brought their children here for safety, as the noise of the river covered their sounds
Tegucigalpa 1Tegucigalpa 1
Tegucigalpa 1

Small river flowing through this part of the city
Tegucigalpa 2Tegucigalpa 2
Tegucigalpa 2

Another one from the bus
Tegucigalpa 3Tegucigalpa 3
Tegucigalpa 3

The workers need razor wire too

23rd February 2011
Wow, cool photos and what a blog. The diversity is amazing really.

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