| San Doloroso
third largest city in San
with a population of approximately three hundred
Situated on the Pacific Coast, it has a relaxed and
vibrant feel quite
Founded in the sixteenth century, the name
'Escote' - or 'cleavage' in English - was chosen in
the subtly blending slopes of the mountains
loom over the city.
- who served as President of San Doloroso from
1956 to 1990 - was born
here in 1928.
is a thriving night life and many bars worth
visiting in the area
surrounding the Plaza
Mayor. A trip to the local monastery of Santa Maria
Virgen is a must for the culturally minded, and for
the athletic there
hikes to the top of Mount Izquierda and Mount Derecha.
Historians might like to visit the birth place of
and spend an hour or two in the El Hombrito museum.
A notable port
has some superb restaurants and the best fresh
fish in San
is available to buy directly every Wednesday at
the weekly market).
who would rather hang out at the beach might prefer
to head north along
coast to El Paraíso, a
popular resort town where the young, the
trendy and the beautiful hang
Jack Treby 2018