After buying bus tickets for the trip from San Salvador to Esteli, on Transporte del Sol for $45 each, we left the beach at El Tunco for the hour ride by shuttle to San Salvador. To catch the shuttle you need to walk through town, out the guarded exit gate to the main road…and wait. Eventually shuttle 102 comes barreling around the corner and seeing two lasses laden with backpacks, it stops. [Read more…] about Shopping in San Salvador (and the bus ride from hell)
We left Anitigua, Guatemala via a shuttle and hit la playa at El Tunco, El Salvador around 6 hours later.
The mountains in Antigua and Honduras were great, but we were both looking forward to chilling at the beach for a few days. El Tunco is a popular surfing destination in El Salvador. Neither of us surf (yet!), but it was a great place for watching surfers! [Read more…] about Tortured in El Tunco
After 2 1/2 weeks in Guatemala and Honduras it was time to head South into El Salvador. First stop, El Tunco.
La playa at El Tunco was a destination unlike any of the others we had yet experienced in Central America. One, it’s a beach. Hooray! Two, it ‘s in a new country – El Salvador – so we needed to sweat through another border crossing. No problem, though! At this point, Central American country number three, we felt like experts! [Read more…] about Entering El Salvador