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 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
I am currently in Central America to work on a project with ArtCorps (www.artcorp.org) in El Salvador. The rest I can only try to explain.
Whenever I'm traveling, it's always nice to take a step back and think, "Is there anything else I'd rather be doing right now? Working? Sleeping? Wearing clean clothes? Eating familiar food? Staring at a blank wall?" The answer is always no (except maybe when it comes to sleeping and pizza--then the answer might be yes). Thus, I keep a journal.
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