Central America

When Travelling Moves You – El Salvador

El Mozote

It was a day I had been looking forward to since the start of my trip through Central America. Today I was heading to the north eastern region of El Salvador to visit one of the places most devastated by the Salvadoran civil war which ran from 1980 to 1992. It was to be the most emotive day I’ve experienced on the road.

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Volunteer Your Way Through Central America

Though Central America is regarded as a cheap area to travel around some countries are more expensive than others and volunteering can be a good way to save funds and stick around for longer. Other benefits of becoming a volunteer English teacher, helping out at orphanages or conservation work include improving your Spanish and seeing sides to Central America that perhaps would otherwise be missed.

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