Surfing in forgotten El Salvador (Playa El Zonte) November 15th 2013 I didn’t really know what to expect when it came to El Salvador, for I had never met another backpacker who had been here. All I knew was that it is a small country with waves pummelling the west coast night and day, which is what drew me to its shores.
Picture this conversation being repeated thousands of times over all my years of travelling:
Friendly person I’ve just met: “Where are you ... read more
Central America Caribbean » El Salvador » Western » El Zonte 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