El Salvador - hmmmmm January 2nd 2009 There is no single episode in El Salvador that stands out for us. Previous blogs flowed with ease from the memory box. This did not. So here´s a general review of the 6 days we spent in the country.
On 2nd January, we left wonderful green Guatemala and headed for its brown deforested neighbour. El Salvador is the smallest country in Central America - its about the size of Wales but a lot more ... read more
Central America Caribbean » El Salvador 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
Setting off with one way tickets to Mexico via Cuba (a two-month detour), we set ourselves the challenge of travelling through Central and South America down to the southern tip of Argentina by bus/train/boat.
We wrote and photographed all our adventures, discoveries and passions - food and football, people and pictures, wildlife and walking, books and buildings, mountains and music. We promise you won't read a boring day-to-day diary, just interesting tales from the road.
Plus for our friends with itchy feet, real backpacking tips direct from the backpack.
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