Tazumal, Tacuba, Parque Imposible
We catch a bus to Tazumal, El Salvador’s Mayan Ruins. It´s monday, which means the ruins are closed for maintenance. Lucky for us, they are visible through a chain link fence. We take pictures and peek through the fence. My travel companion, begs the guards to let us in. They won´t budge, but one friendly guard offers to take our cameras and take some pictures for us. Sure this may be cheating, but we slip our cameras through a hole in the fence.
After, we grab a $1.25 lunch of roasted chicken, saland, rice and tortillas, before catching a bus first to Ahauchupan, then to the tiny scenic mountain village of Tacuba.
Here we check into the only hostel in town–a Mom and Pop guesthouse, set around a garden with a cat, dog, and a pair of ducks–one of whom seems possessed, spontaneously attacking unsuspecting guests…
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