Monthly Archives: October 2008

Cartels & Hurricanes

This episode´s characters: Captain Mike-American penal system refugee (read: lawless) and 28-year-old captain of his parents´ freight boat. Carries at all times a Glock-9 and monstrous Jamaican blunt. Neil-Floridian, 20, with a lazy eye and an easy laugh. Kevin-Neil´s leader. … Continue reading

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Copan Ruinas

The ruins at Copan are absolutely stunning.  And actually getting to the ruins is a rather adventurous experience. Javier and David inform us that the surest route to Copan from Santa Ana is through Chiquimula, Guatemala. After a cheap breakfast … Continue reading

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Santa Ana & Parque Nacional Los Volcanes

We are mostly unimpressed with Santa Ana, known as ¨the colonial seat of old money,¨ according to our guidebook. Our arrival, after a two-and-a-half hour bus ride through nasty back roads from Juayua, is met with a smelliness that deeply offends our … Continue reading

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View From the Top

Kevin, a British hostelmate at Anahuac, is itching to get out of Juayua. That’s nuts to us! We absolutely love the small, quaint village that time forgot. However, after dinner and cervesas with Kevin last night and breakfast with him … Continue reading

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Juayua, El Salvador

It’s pretty amazing we made it here at all, what with airline booking issues and maniacal El Salvadoran drivers. But. We’re here. And it also is pretty amazing. Considering we arrived in San Salvador with literally no idea what to … Continue reading

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