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Tobacco Caye, Belize voew from boat
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Tobacco Caye - Caribbean paradise ?

Tobacco Caye is so small in size but holds so much for those who are open to it! It's an island with a heart and a soul which we hold really dear. On top of that, it is surrounded by some of the most turquoise water you'll ever see!
Travel Belize: Sign in Hopkins
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Hopkins, Belize's Garifuna culture hub

Travel to Belize and discover Hopkins. Hopkins is a place for the soul, a place which has to be felt to adequately describe its charm. It's perhaps the place to learn about Garifuna culture and everything that comes with it passionate the passionate Punta dance, delicious food, and a distinct lifestyle.
Copan, Honduras
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Copan - a pleasant if not surprising stop in Honduras

We traveled to Central America a couple of times and had the chance to see several Maya sites along the way. Each impressive in its own way. Contrary to other Maya ruins across Central America. You'll often have Copan to yourself. The mysterious archaeological site boasts remarkable hieroglyphics and sculptures. On top of that, the town of Copan itself is drop-dead charming.
Santa Ana, El Salvador colcanic crater lake
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Santa Ana - a volcanic crater lake and colonial charm

Excited for the last volcano for this journey was awaiting us tomorrow. Volcano Santa Ana's incredibly impressive crater marks the highlight for many travelers coming to El Salvador for a good reason. We were left speechless (and breathless) when we first set our eyes on the turquoise crater lake.
Travel El Salvador: Ataco on Ruta de las Flores, El Salvador
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Ruta de Las Flores - picturesque trip through colorful villages

El Salvador's Ruta de las Flores is a real gem. The 40 km winding road is seamed by the picturesque villages with excellent food markets. Outdoor enthusiasts will find plenty of things to do from discovering coffee plantations to volcano hikes and swims under stunning waterfalls.
Suchitoto, El Salvador colorful houses
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Suchitoto - the place of flowers and birds

Suchitoto almost feels like a little journey in time and space after we visited busy San Salvador. The city's name originates from the Nahual language and translates into "place of flowers and birds." Known as the cultural capital, Suchi's colorful historic houses are home to art galleries, boutique hostels, and NGOs. On top of that, little Suchitoto offers and exciting surrounding for outdoor and history enthusiasts.
San Salvador, centro Historico
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San Salvador - a resilient capital, rich in history, scars and hope

San Salvador, El Salvador's resilient heart. The capital bears deeps scares, many of them still visible at Centro Histórico and in the hearts and memories of its inhabitants. Its heartache was omnipresent, yet the city's fierce determination for a better future, its hopes and aspirations are infectious and the reason why San Salvador is our favorite capital in Central America.
El Salvador's best beaches: Playa esteron, El Cuco at sunset
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Surfing El Salvador: Discover El Cuco & Playa Las Flores

El Cuco is a sleepy little village. It’s busier on the weekends as many El Salvadorians come to enjoy the stunning beaches. El Cuco is winged by two impressive beaches on either side, Playa Esteron, a remote white-grey sand beach, and Playa Las Flores, which boasts world-class waves for surfing.
Border crossing by boat from Nicaragua to El salvador
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Golfo de Fonseca - our most unique border crossing

Golfo de Fonseca, an archipelago shared by Nicaragua, Honduras and El Salvador, a former playground for pirates, afforded us with the most stunning and relaxing border crossing experience in our backpacking history.
Calvario chruch in Léon, Nicaragua
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Léon - home to poetry and revolution

Our love affair with Leon started on Valentine’s day. Contrary to Granada, Nicaragua’s second largest city feels much more authentic and is not overrun by tourists. The drop-dead gorgeous city manages to maintain it’s genuine charm. Just outside of Léon, numerous volcanos wait for you to climb or surf them. And as if this wasn’t enough, some of Nicaragua’s most beautiful beach and surf spots are just around the corner.