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Hexagon Waterfalls  

Hexagon Waterfalls

The Cascada Los Tercios was fascinating, even without water
Baby, You’re a Firework

November 22nd 2018
My first night in El Salvador and I was chased around the cobblestone alleyways by youth wearing fireworks. This is a thing apparently. Luckily, I had a snoot full of rum, and can run fairly efficiently in flip flops. Me and all the townsfolk of Suchitoto were happily terrorized for hours by these teens mimicking Pamplona’s Running of the Bulls with exploding pyrotechnics strapped to t ... read more
Central America Caribbean » El 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
9th March 2019

I passed a border once myself having a roll of cash that I might or might not be allowed to bring out of the country. I was told it was illegal to bring the local currency out of the country so I hid it at best I could. The customs officer looked through my entire bag. Every little thing I carried he opened and examined. The only place he missed was the little space where I hid the money. I can't remember how nervous I was. I don't think it would have been a problem but I don't know. By the way, I think Giant's Causeway is vertical too. It's just that you only see the top of the pillars there where as you here see more. /Ake

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