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How to make a piscucha?


How to make a piscucha?

The piscucha is one of the traditional games that entertain the Salvadoran children and allow them to distract themselves healthy. How to make a piscucha is something that many children today are wondering, since over time some have left them abandoned have fun with tech toys, however it is important to keep alive our roots […]

10 June 2015. En: Culture

Gentilicios of the departments of El Salvador


Gentilicios of the departments of El Salvador

A name is a name which is known to people born in a certain place, regardless if they live there or not. For example, the adjective for people born in El Salvador are Salvadorans. So also on any part of the world there are gentilicios who are assigned itself many times and at other times […]

9 June 2015. En: Culture


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Why do the Salvadorans tell us “guanacos”?


Why do the Salvadorans tell us “guanacos”?

Surely on more than one occasion, you’ve heard the word “guanaco“, primarily, as a way to distinguish or call the Salvadorans at home or outside our national borders. As well, it is interesting to know why Salvadorans tell us “guanacos” and the explanation origin of it. Advertisements First of all, we need to know that […]

9 June 2015. En: Culture

Archaeological sites in El Salvador


Archaeological sites in El Salvador

El Salvador archaeological sites are places in which is still present the memory of our ancestors who inhabited our lands for centuries, these places were witnesses of the constructions that someday erected indigenous populations throughout the country. The main ones were Maya, Nahua and lencas. Also to be noted that these witnesses of the indigenous […]

9 June 2015. En: Culture

The flower of Amate (legend)


The flower of Amate (legend)

The amate is a very large tree that provides a great shadow, grows a lot in the paddocks where there is also where are grindings of sugar cane and cattle. According to beliefs that have been passed down for generations in El Salvador, it is believed that the amate is a mysterious tree. One of […]

9 June 2015. En: Culture

Chasca del agua (legend)


Chasca del agua (legend)

According to oral tradition, long ago in the Barra de Santiago, in the Department of Ahuachapán, lived an Indian Chief that was very rich and very cruel. This man was called Pachacutec, which had a daughter who had committed themselves to the Prince Zutuhil, belonging to a local tribe. It is said that she was […]

9 June 2015. En: Culture