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Street life in Ataco

Pleasantly surprised (Western El Salvador)

July 24th 2010
(Day 841 on the road)When a country doesn't have its own currency but uses the US dollar, you suspect that something is not right here. When you then realise that the country holds the sad fourth place in the category "highest murder rate in the world", this feeling gets stronger. Then your guide book tells you that 95%!o(MISSING)f the forest in the country has been cut down, you start to get even ... read more
Central America Caribbean » El Salvador » Central » San 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
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