I Hate Parking Tickets. They Piss Me Off. I used to get several parking tickets per year that totally soured my attitude. I even got in trouble at work for being extremely late in paying them. (no joke). I worked for a city with a crack parking team. When I say crack team, I mean [...]
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I recently posted about a particularly egregious safety hazard on a heavily used street. The gaping hole on 87a Ave Norte. I happened to be driving by, and started yapping about it, mostly to be able to verify my predictions of what would happen, and also to illustrate a difference. A few days later, I [...]
Seriously. Manhole covers are stolen everyday, that’s NOT the real problem. Living in El Salvador you find yourself barely noticing missing manhole covers, rebar sticking up out of the street, potholes the size of cows and actual cows in the streets.
This 4th of July, the family decided to visit Guatemala City. We wanted to see a few friends there, and to get out and stretch our expat adventure wings. Living in El Salvador means we are close to so many cool countries. This is a synopsis of the trip, and it may help you out [...]
Today we went to Sertracen to get Salvadoran Driver´s licenses. Several people told us that you just have to present your valid foreign license, and give them $50.00. I did not believe them. It sounded too easy, so I brought my passport, and as many utility bills as I could find (for whatever reason, no [...]
As many already know every vehicle in the country of El Salvador is getting a new license plate. Because I’m still in that place where I stress about every upcoming task like it was a chemistry final I thought the world was going to end. 1) We have neither driver’s licenses nor residential status yet. [...]