Many cultures are known for having large families. I enjoy large families because there is never a dull moment; there is always something going on. Especially at a party or get together; your mom or dad ends up having to introduce you to a relative you hadn’t met before. Whether it be a birthday, baptism, … More More Relatives?
As you may know from one of my earlier posts; the first time I went to El Salvador was at the age of three. I was too small to remember if I got any mosquito bites or not. Central America is known for mosquito diseases. The second time I traveled to El Salvador with my … More Mosquito Bites
The holidays are my favorite time of the year; first holiday on that list is Thanksgiving. I especially enjoy this holiday because my mom makes my favorite panes con pavo, which are turkey sandwiches. This is the only time of year when my mom will make them, so leftovers are the best!
With most of my relatives still living in El Salvador; it means at least once a year an aunt or grandma will be visiting. When I was younger we would all be very excited to go pick up family members at the airport. Its common for hispanic families to bring all sorts of food items … More Relatives from El Salvador
Here in the Bay Area you never see lightning and Thunder. Even a small storm gets us all fussy! We have some of the best weather here in the Bay Area because its not too cold or too hot. In El Salvador in can be raining, but it will still be extremely hot and humid.
As most hispanic families they tend to be very large. I have three older brothers and a twin sister. When we were younger we would all ride to school with either my mom or dad. Sometimes we would ride in the van that we had or a smaller hatchback. Those days where we all rode … More Carpooling the Salvadorean way
When we first got to El Salvador it was Summer of 2005. It seemed like vacation until it was time to start searching for a school. There were so many options to choose from like: public school, private Catholic school, Private Christian school, etc. Our ultimate choice was a private bilingual school.