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El Salvador

Christmas day cycling

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From volcanoes to the coast: a Christmas Eve to remember, or never forget?

I disliked El Salvador when we first arrived: a tummy bug, short changed twice, our first hotel room doubled in price on our second night, and few smiles. But I wonder now whether I was the  grim faced person, especially on that first day, cycling 84 miles on an uncomfortable stomach! From the coast we … Continue reading »

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Who ate all the cake??

The day after our huge climb to Ataco we cycled up to desolate Apaneca, then woosh! a great downhill between volcanoes to ever so pretty Juayúa. To be honest we were reluctant to give back some of our height gain so soon, but Monday morning had a definite party over atmosphere: in Apaneca a drunk … Continue reading »

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El Salvador

Michael, we are in Ataco! If you crossed the border you are probably nearby. Staying at Santo Domingo hotel. My skin is blotchy and red – after a particularly long hot day on bikes a heat rash appears on my thighs. It soon goes, but yesterday a after 9 hours on bikes it reached my … Continue reading »

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