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El Salvador-Discover a Surprise Destination!

An August 2005 trip to San Salvador by tropicalguide

Fishing Pier in La Libertad Photo, San Salvador, El Salvador More Photos
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El Salvador-Discover a Surprise Destination!

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Fishing Pier in La Libertad Photo, San Salvador, El Salvador
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EL SALVADOR-WHY GO? Twenty-five volcanoes--one, Izalco, which can be viewed from nearby Cerro Verde Park, is still smoking! A cloud forest with a stunning view of El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras from the summit. Museum of the Revolution and El Mazote-Arambala Civil War Memorial Massacre sites 200 miles of unspoiled and uncrowded Pacific Coast beaches, coves, and bays The best surfing in Central America Colonial and indigenous villages where time has stood still Humongous arts and crafts--several towns are dedicated to the making of these native crafts, such as La Palma in the North and Ilobasco in the East of the country. You will fin...Read More
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The Anthropological Museum of El Salvador is located in San Salvador's upscale Colonia San Benito. The new museum traces the history of our land from prehistoric through pre-Hispanic Mayan, times then onwards to post-Hispanic Colonial and up to the modern times, a fascinating journey through the history and culture of a little-known land.

Member Rating 4 out of 5 on August 18, 2005

Anthropological Museum of El Salvador
Col. San Benito, San Salvador
San Salvador, El Salvador

Pacific Coast Beaches of El Salvador

Attraction | "Pristine Pacific Coast of El Salvador"

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THE BEACHES AND THE PACIFIC COAST One reason, perhaps the main reason, to visit El Salvador is the tiny country’s 330km or 220 miles of Pristine Pacific Coastline, far too much for one to describe in the limited space provided here, so dear reader, for information on any aspect of El Salvador’s Coast, world-class surfing and water sports, lodgings, and other things to do, contact Hugo Villarroel of Pacific Route, based in the famed fishing port of La Libertad, by email at pacificroute@navegante.com.sv. Hugo is a multilingual native of Chile who has resided over 30 years in El Salvador, working as a professional photographer, journalist, and tourism specialist. Pacific Route can assist you with a...Read More

Member Rating 5 out of 5 on August 18, 2005

Pacific Coast Beaches of El Salvador
Pacific Coast
San Salvador, El Salvador

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