Today was a day off to rest my legs, which hadn’t really recovered from the long day out of Lago Coatepeque. I didn’t intend to do a great deal… something that I succeeded in admirably! (Unless you count snoozing a lot).
That said, this entry needs some words, so I’ll write a few things here which I take for granted as I cycle through the countries of central america , and which I may not have written before.
Water is often available in small 500 ml plastic pouches for 10 cents from street corner vendors selling them out of ice boxes or from shops.
Most cash rich businesses have an armed guard with shotgun.
A lot of people in the smaller villages in El Salvador carry a longer, thinner machete than they do in Mexico.
Sundays is a day for families to go to church and take a stroll. Most businesses in El Salvador either open a half day or not at all on Sundays.
Anyhow, mission accomplished with the day off, and it gave me a chance to plan the road ahead to the Nicaraguan town of Leon, which is my next two night stop.