Departamento de La Libertad Travel Guide

  • Joya de Cerén
    Joya de Cerén
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  • Joya de Cerén
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Joya de Cerén

  • Moises taxi driver from Santa Ana

    Joya de Cerén Transportation

    There were so few taxis in Santa Ana and some of them want to charge me around $50 for the Joya de Ceren and Lago de Coatepeque trip (3-4 hours trip), then thanks God I found Moises , a very nice man who charge me $40 and it was a nice companion, he did not know about Joya de Ceren but soon we realized is very close (no more then 40 min drive). I...

  • The Pompeii of Central America

    Joya de Cerén Things to Do

    Joya de Cerén was a farming village that was completely buried by volcanic ash from the eruption of the Loma Caldera volcano around 600 A.D. Sites in this area are small—there were too many earthquakes to build big cities or tall temples. The site is interesting because the ash preserved everything. The people seem to have escaped, but they left...

  • Area 1. Shaman´s house excavation.

    Joya de Cerén Things to Do

    The visit is divided in three areas. You can´t visit the place by yourself, a guide will explain the history and descripctions of the ruins (included in the entrance fee). The main construction in this area is the Shaman´s house. Very well preserved, it even has some decoration on the walls.


El Zonte

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  • Extreme poverty

    El Zonte Warnings and Dangers

    Due to extreme levels of poverty,all travel into and out of El Zonte should only be conducted in daylight hours.Police are nonexistant,shanties constructed from driftwood and stones are the primary residences,and many youths are spending there nights huddling on the beach.

  • Ride the wild surf

    El Zonte Sports & Outdoors

    The waves are awsome, and that is also basilcy the only thing you can do there.So if you bodyboard or surf, you will have a great time for sure as the waves are really good. If you only will surf El Zonte (which I doubt) you will need just a board for long steap pointbreaks. It isn't too hollow, just steep fast and long on the right tide. But...

  • Gangs

    El Zonte Warnings and Dangers

    The nearest town with a bank and real stores is La Libertad, while during day not much will happen (just watch your pockets in busy streets), after sunset it is a different story, gangs rule the streets.We've heard off stories that gangs were outside bars and restaurants waiting for people to come out so they can rob them.SO try to stay out La...


La Libertad

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El Sunzal

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    by conejita71 Updated Aug 9, 2008

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    Para disfrutar con tus amigos, sentirte libre, un ambiente bohemio, de reguee , surf, por las noches fiestas en la playa, fogatas, batucadas a la luz de la luna, la experiencia es genial.
    Acà hay muchos restaurantes y hostales rùsticos, decorados bohemios, cònfortables y con decoraciones creativas.. ideal para los amantes de la libertad, la naturaleza, el mar y el surf.
    Hay muchos turistas de todas las nacionalidades, de todo el mundo...con la misma finalidad: el amor al mar, al surf... a la libertad!

    ROCA EN EL TUNCO, LA LIBERTAD vista desde el Sunzal malecon, La libertad Roca Sunzal, Playa El Tunco, La Libertad, El Salva Restaurante Cafe Sunzal, La Libertad, El Salvador
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    • Surfing
    • Singles
    • Backpacking

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