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Sunrise:  Lago de Atitlan, Guatemala

IN CELEBRATION OF PLANET EARTH

TODAY IS EARTH DAY!   For 43 years on April 22, more than one billion people take part in Earth Day. Across the globe, individuals, communities, organizations, and governments acknowledge the amazing planet we call home and take action to protect it.     As an informed global traveler, I am acutely aware of the […]

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Finding the Perfect Beach

I really enjoyed my time in the Ruta de las Flores area of El Salvador.  Juayua was the perfect base to explore this diverse region of small towns, volcanoes, lakes, waterfalls, festivals and very friendly Salvadoreans. Now, after seven weeks in Central America without one look at the Pacific (since leaving Northern California) I was […]

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Two Views of Ahuachapan

Ahuachapan is a bustling colonial town of 38,000 inhabitants just 16 km from the Guatemalan border.  I passed through it’s busy bus terminal and traffic choked central market when I first arrived in El Salvador. I returned for an afternoon while staying in Juayua.  A walk around the lovely Plaza Concordia and a pita lunch […]

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El Salvador Pop Art

El Salvador is a wildly colorful place.  A bright palette is in evidence everywhere.  The following are some examples of the many murals, paintings and other art media I have been enjoying this week. Next is a small section of the front driver’s side windshield of a chicken bus I was riding in today.  I […]

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COME TO EL SALVADOR!

Four hours, one border crossing and two busses later I arrive in Juayua, El Salvador.  Juayua is a small town in the mountains in the Ruta de las Flores area, named for the profusion of wildflowers that proliferate from November to February.  I have decided to stay at the Hostal Anáhuac which was highly recommended […]

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