Collected by Karolyne Ellacott, AFAR Local Expert
Joya de Ceren, El Salvador
A great new tour has opened up near the small town of San Juan Opico, located next to the country's only World Heritage Site, Joya de Ceren and the archeological site of San Andres. The tour starts in Joya de Ceren, otherwise known as "The Pompeii...
Concepción de Ataco, El Salvador
See the entire process of how coffee is made from picking cherries on trees to the final roasted coffee beans; talk to the locals about their wages & work conditions; you will have a new appreciation for your coffee!
Alcaldía Municipal de Olocuilta Calle principal y Ave., Francisco Morazan, Olocuilta, El Salvador
As you get off San Salvador airport and head towards the city, stop by the pupuseria-hub right off the highway in Olocuilta. This town is marked to be the birthplace of pupusa, the national food of El Salvador. The row of pupuserias you will see...
La Libertad Department, El Salvador
Found in stalls plotted roadside and lining market streets, horchata is a staple of Salvadoran cuisine. Elsewhere in Central America, the sweet beverage is often built from a ground rice or sesame seed base, however the Salvadoran version is...
Km. 44, La Libertad, Calle a playa sunzal, El Sunzal, El Salvador
For travellers and surfers seeking a place off the beaten track, El Sal's Sunzal is just the ticket. Beachside, surf-based conversations drift towards lazy ears, as fresh-from-the-water kids discuss their latest session. Consistent wave sets are...
6º Avenida Sur El, 4 Calle Ote, San Salvador, El Salvador
Great things happen with artists get their hands on religion and the Rosario Church is a perfect example. Ruben Martinez, one of El Salvador's most prominent sculptors designed a church that "wouldn't get in the way of the public and that wouldn't...
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