By Ann Baier and Thomas Sutfin
We spent the day in San Salvador learning about the history of El Salvador. The first of 3 sites we visited was the Monsignor Romeros Center at the University (UCA). Here our guide is telling us about the artwork in the Chapel with Ann translating
Below is a portrait of Monsignor Romero, the Catholic Archbishop who spoke out against poverty, social injustice, assassinations and torture. He was assassinated on March 24th, 1980.
A photo of our group learning about the assassination of 6 Catholic Priests in the Rose Garden of their residence in 1989. (Our guide is pointing to the Rose Garden.)
The clothes the priests were wearing when they were assassinated
A beautiful church in San Salvador - Iglesia El Rosario
On the drive home from San Salvador to Suchitoto we encountered a major rain storm. The downpour cause flooding of the roads.
After diner that night we cranked up the music and danced!!