On the far eastside of Costa del Sol, El Salvador you will find the run down town of La Puntila. I took the bus from Playa Los Blancos for 35 cents and had a peek around. The people are very friendly, but the town is nothing more that a shantytown. I guess the big attractions … Continue reading La Puntilla (Costa del Sol)
Los Blancos beach seems deserted February 6, 2010. Not much to do, but swim and catch some rays. Maybe wait for the small fishing boats to come ashore after a long day of fishing. I was helping the fishermen push their boats ashore after each wave of the incoming tide. There are a couple small … Continue reading Los Blancos Beach (El Salvador)
Normally I’m not scared of Roosters, but this guy was a bad ass. I took a picture of him and he got an attitude with me. Chased me down the block and I believe if he would have caught me I would have took a good beating.
Life does not seem too bad for these guys and gals. Now if this gringo could just leave me alone “hey buddy I’m trying to get some sleep.” I think this one may have some jackrabbit in him.
Location: About a block away from Parque Libertad Cost: 1 USD This is a nice museum to visit in Santa Ana, El Salvador to learn about how they use the agave plant. Normally you would think it would be used for tequila, but the El Salvadorians use it to make fibers. From simple hand made … Continue reading Museum Regional De Occidente (Santa Ana)
Location: Santa Ana, El Salvador If staying in Santa Ana be sure to walk over to Parque Libertad. Plenty of neat buildings to admire and lots of places to eat. Toward the evening it gets real nice when the cathedral starts ringing its bells. There is Internet access in this part of town. Face the … Continue reading Parque Libertad (Santa Ana)
Things to do in San Salvador (City Center) So you made it to San Salvador and you are still alive and feeling confident. If staying at the International Guest's house Hotel then I got a easy plan. Lets go the heart of San Salvador and see some churches and crazy big markets. The cost for … Continue reading City Center (San Salvador)