I cycled from the capital San Salvador to Estanzuelas where I'l be teaching English. Here are some images of the trip there and of Estanzuelas.
9 Apr 2006, 10:36AM
The River Lempe - waiting for the rains. This was a natural barrier to the Eastern strongholds of the leftist FMLN during the civil war.
8 Apr 2006, 5:25PM
The Moorish/style church at Zacatecoluca, SE of San Salvador.
10 Apr 2006, 1:57PM
Me relaxing in my hammock in my room in Estanzuelas.
9 Apr 2006, 12:26PM
Couldnt resist this¨...in the middle of nowhere was this container.
10 Apr 2006, 6:39PM
Cooking Salvadoran-style. This lady is the live-in "maid" at my home-stay.
10 Apr 2006, 4:37PM
A mud and rock home in Estanzuelas. The daubed paint is for a couple of the political parties. Politically-inspired paint is everywhere in El Salvador....mostly done by the party in power: the rightist Arena party.
11 Apr 2006, 6:54AM
The best house I saw in Estanzuelas.
11 Apr 2006, 6:48AM
The surrounding country-side.
11 Apr 2006, 7:04AM
The town iglesia (church)....will be the centre of the Easter fiesta later this week.