Perquin, El Salvador

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I really like the people of Perquin, El Salvador and the town is very quaint. The was the headquarters of the FMLN during the war and the town is known as “the town that refused to die. The big attraction is the “Museo de la Revolucion” and a must see if you coming to Perquin … Continue reading Perquin, El Salvador

Mozote, El Salvador the scene of the country’s most atrocious wartime massacre.

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If you were staying in Perquin or nearby then I would say this is a town to visit to learn some of the history of El Salvador’s civil war. The town is very easy to reach by a combination of bus, pickup and walking. In Perquin you can go on a guided tour for $5.00 USD dollars and they handle all the logistics of getting you there. My friend and I were walking the last couple miles and someone stopped in a truck and gave us a free ride part of the distance.

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