Sta. Marta - Scenes

  • IMG 2687  Map of Sts. Marta.
  • IMG 2389  A local "inter-city" bus.
  • IMG 2409  Many buses in El Salvador are re-cycled school buses from the USA, painted bright colors.
  • IMG 2395  Students getting ready for a ride to see the Limpa River, about 10 km from Sta. Marta.
  • IMG 2396  Trying for a cell phone signal.
  • IMG 2418  School building.
  • IMG 2424  Sta. Marta church. Featured on the right is a picture of martyr Father Oscar Romero.
  • IMG 2426  Street scene near church.
  • IMG 2425  Hill side with crops planted by hand. There is little mechanized farming due to the nature of the land and high cost of machinery.
  • IMG 2434  The home of one of the more prosperous families in Sta. Marta.
  • IMG 2494  This mule stood just inside a barbed wire fence we passed each day on the wya to meals.
  • IMG 2673  Another street scene — livestock roams the streets.
  • IMG 2679  More livestock near a store.
  • IMG 2708  A young lady sits on a tree fallen across a stream used by women of town to do laundry (next picture).
  • IMG 2689  Doning laundry by the stream.
  • IMG 2692  Another home just behind the kitchen where we ate our meals.
  • IMG 2703  Closeup of front yard. Rocks anchor sheet metal roof.
  • IMG 2705  A home we passed daily on the path to meals.
  • IMG 2706  Another typical home.
  • IMG 2688  School children on the path and bridge over a stream that flows through town. We followed the path to and from meals.
  • IMG 2690  Here the path is not paved.
  • IMG 2422  Another path which we took during a tour of Sta. Marta.