Departamento de Ahuachapán Travel Guide

  • Galerìa Zorro - Artist Bailey Bédard
    Galerìa Zorro - Artist Bailey Bédard
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    Apaneca (2011)
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Concepción de Ataco




Concepción de Ataco

  • Visit the Galerìa Zorro

    Concepción de Ataco Things to Do

    This great little art gallery is filled with vibrant artwork that is a fabulous memento of this colourful town.Owner artist Bailey Bédard offers a warm welcome and always has a funny story to tell. If you`re there for a couple of days, you can even arrange art classes - make your own memento!

  • Handicraft

    Concepción de Ataco Shopping

    There are a few artesanías (handicraft shops) in Ataco. One of them is Diconte-Axul where you can find painted wood figures, textiles, hand-dyed t-shirts and blouses and much more. I bought myself a souvenir here, a round wood painting for 15 dollars, and I bought postcards, 1 dollar each (June 2009). Inside there is a nice and tranquil café, a...

  • Restaurant

    Concepción de Ataco Restaurants

    It was not easy to find a place to eat at after 5pm on a weekday. A place by the square had two occupied tables and another place were closing as I arrived. One restaurant mentioned in my guide book was not there anymore and one restaurant only had tortillas. When I asked near the market I was told there was an eatery just opposite, with entrance...



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  • Apaneca Aventura: Buggy Tour

    Apaneca Things to Do

    Apaneca Aventura's tour operator instructed us several hours ago on how to drive the dune buggies, "Keep your left foot on the brake and your right foot on the gas at all times, don't switch back and forth." I was a little worried about this because it's a strange driving method and would probably be difficult to remember. However, no sooner am I...

  • Indiginous Music

    Apaneca Local Customs

    If your lucky, Apaneca is one of the few places in the country where you can still find indigenous people, This group was singing in the Language of the Puipl

  • Home cooking in a lovely colonial house

    Apaneca Restaurants

    Old colonial house, with courtyards and gardens turned into a nice cozy restaurant. Try all the local specialities, good home cooking. Very quiet during the week and busy with locals on weekends.


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