Tag Archives: El Salvador

Coffee and Flowers: Ruta de las Flores in El Salvador

Volcanoes are, obviously, destructive. But like most forces of nature, they create as well…and create some things of magnificent beauty. Such is the case in El Salvador, a tiny country the size of Massachusetts with 20 active or potentially active volcanoes. And the rich soil that results is highly conducive to both wildflowers and very, […]

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Sea Turtle Release in El Salvador

They inhabit all of the world’s oceans, except the Arctic. They can live for 80 years, and play key roles in the ecosystem that is important not only to them and other wildlife, but to humans as well. Sadly, all seven species of sea turtles are on the endangered or critically endangered list. In the […]

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The Route of Peace: El Salvador

El Salvador brings to mind, for most everyone over 25 years of age, the very recent civil war that it experienced. Traveling in this country for the past two weeks, there are both constant remnants and reminders of the war—which really began planting its roots a century before—as well as an obvious moving forward. In […]

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