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Addiel, his brother, and me--looking around for artesanía  
   

Addiel, his brother, and me--looking around for artesanía

Festival de Invierno (Winter Festival) in Perquín

August 30th 2008
The decision to get up at 3:30 in the morning to jump on a bus for four hours is a decision you can only make the night before. So, that´s what I did--waiting in the muddy street at 4 a.m. listening to frogs and hearing the first chirps of birds while watching the stars slowly rotate their way across the sky and hearing the honking of the bread sellers as they started their daily rounds bala ... read more
Central America Caribbean » El Salvador » Eastern » Perquín

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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