Los Chorros de Juayua

Good morning and welcome to a vibrant day in the village of Juayua! Before mom and I head out for the food festival, I wanted to explore the well know “Los Chorros de Juayua”. These are natural springs that run down a hillside combined with man-made damns for little swimming holes. These waterfalls draw in small crowds for a chilly dip or a hike to treat the lovers of nature.

The trek starts with a view of what seems like a never ending jungle of green with sounds of birds, bugs and the faint music of running water.

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As you get deeper into the brush, the first sight of water presents itself and brings a peaceful sense of just being.

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I did this trek on my own which kept me giggling at every option that either led to a locked gate or sketchy crossing. With confidence in the path chosen, I just keep on moving!

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As I approached this crossroad, I could hear joyful people coming from above the sound of rushing water. I made it in time to find some local kids and a sweet couple enjoying the beauty of the elements around us.

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After watching me take pictures as if I’ve never seen a waterfall before, they invite me to join them and jump in… Done!

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Found out (by accident) that my underwater camera feature works. I’ll have to play around with it more often!

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As I checked out the final set of falls, I found these kids showing off their bravery skills. Much fun to be had in El Salvador on such a bright day!

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As I started my trek back, these happy fellas helped me out with a handstand shot.

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Natural Earth + Warm Sun + Crisp Water = A glorious start to a day I’m so grateful for.

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One thought on “Los Chorros de Juayua

  1. Robin

    Just proves that there are ways to have a wonderful time for no $$$. 🙂

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