El Salvador – the forgotten country of Central America! October 4th 2013 Probably like most people in the world, El Salvador hadn't really entered into my general consciousness, apart perhaps as the title of a song by Athlete back in 2003! (http://songmeanings.com/songs/view/3530822107858505487/)
In my time travelling through South and Central America I had met a grand total of one person ... read more
Central America Caribbean » El Salvador » Western » Santa Ana 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
Having graduated from University of Nottingham I started travelling and absolutely loved it. I did one trip around the world, then a second major trip through Latin America.
I then went back to the real world with one of those job things, but the wanderlust didn't leave and I managed to fit in plenty of short trips.
I've now taken 12 months out to learn/perfect my Spanish. I'll be travelling through Spanish speaking South and Central America with a trip from Buenos Aires to San Francisco.
The primary focus of the trip will be learning the language - so I'll be regularly settling to st... full info