Bucket List 196: El Salvador!

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Country 30/196: El Salvador. A nation often overlooked by the casual Central American backpacker, despite the fact that I found it to be the cheapest and most welcoming of all. The towns and beaches along the Pacific coast are havens for hardcore surfers (or hardcore readers like myself) whilst the lakes and volcanoes that dot the countryside are just as impressive as any others in the region – just without the throngs of tourists getting in the way. Avoid the capital and the remainder of El Salvador is littered with undiscovered gems – bypass it at you’re missing out my friends.

The Road Travelled

Tales From El Salvador

50 Central American Facts or Fictions?

June 2nd, 2019 Jack Noah Rees Good day folks! If there's one thing travelling is good for it is to dispel (or confirm) the many lazy stereotypes we pick up about different places and people over the course of our lives. Having completed a three-month backpack through Central America and Mexico, without being sold into a drug cartel, I would like…

A Climb of Great Magmatude

December 7th, 2018 Jack Noah Rees Last week, I spotted some elaborate plumage amongst ancient ruins (no not Elton John and David Furnish), before enduring an inordinate number of hours of local transport to reach a surfing utopia. This week is all about volcanoes, as I set myself the biggest challenge I will face on my entire journey: to get within…

Hell Salvador?

November 26th, 2018 Jack Noah Rees Last week, I reluctantly slid down the youngest volcano in Central America before attempting to sightsee in some of the most murderous cities on planet earth (not including Tunbridge Wells). This week, I search for a pair of waterfalls in two different nations as I hit the windswept Pacific Coast for the final time. Day…

 

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Country: 30/196     Visited: Autumn ’18

 

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