EL SALVADOR . It is characterized by the great quantity of volcanos that fill the
From anywhere in the country a volcano is probably visible, and the terrain around them is the most fertile
in the country. Large lakes, volcanic craters and beautiful valleys fill the landscape and make it easy to grow the number
one crop in the country, coffee. Other important crops are cotton, sugar cane and corn.
Salvador has a great variety of places of interest, including archaeological sites and towns which specialize in the production
of handmade items. The climate is divided basically in two seasons: humid (winter) and dry (summer), with moderate temperatures
during the whole year. The history of El Salvador includes the ancient Olmec that inhabited this area before the Maya.
the Spaniards arrived in the early 1500's, the area was under the control of the Pipiles (descendents of Toltecs and Aztecs
of central Mexico). This culture probably took power in the 11th century and their influence is evident in the ruins of the
Maya from this area.