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A lull in Suchitoto and El Tunco

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Suchitoto was boring.  It was a nice enough colonial town that apparently came to life on weekends with art galleries, a place that San Salvadorans escaped to from the heat and madness of the city.  But I was there on a Monday, and it was dead.  It felt like a smaller Granada without all the tourists.
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This is what a $3 a night room in Nicaragua looks like

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My original hotel choice fell through when I  couldn’t find it in this small place.  It wasn’t late, so I wasn’t panicked, but I wanted to put an end to a long day of buses, boats and border crossing, so I went in a place that I saw some other backpackers go. Continue reading This is what a $3 a night room in Nicaragua looks like