As you read through the news, and especially check the social media and online news, you will conclude that Honduras has been destroyed by Hurricane Eta and that it is best not to travel here. Although it is true that some areas had damage, we have others with no damage at all! In an effort […]
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As we live our daily lives, there are so many things we take for granted! Living through the Covid-19 Pandemic has made us aware of many things we take for granted. After Hurricane Eta in Honduras disaster, there are many more other things we take for granted that come to mind.
I am no novice to hurricanes. I have been through several different storms. The most memorable have been Hurricane Gilbert in 1988 while in Cancun and Hurricane Mitch in 1998. Hurricane Eta in Honduras will join the short list of memorable storms. To be honest, Nicaragua took the brunt of Hurricane Eta. It made landfall […]
After seven months of not seeing tourist, I was ecstatic this week when I say a group of four backpackers in Honduras. You see, I live in the Cangrejal River Valley, arguably the adventure and nature tourism Hub in Honduras. The area is just outside of La Ceiba, and just a short ferry ride from the Bay Islands of Utila and Roatan.
Yes, I know that we are near the end of the year and it’s too late for this post. On the other hand, the Covid-19 Pandemic has wreaked havoc on our holidays. For one, the most important national holiday in Honduras, Easter Week was spent in a total lockdown! The second most important holiday in […]
One of the recurring questions I get on this blog refers to Honduras Immigration Services. Many are tourists that want to stay over their 90-day original permit. Others are residents that need to renew their residency cards. The truth is that the system was reasonably efficient if you live in a city where there are immigration offices.
I am happy to announce that as far as we have learned from a trusted source, that Honduras borders will reopen this week! I must confess that I was not aware that Guatemala and El Salvador have not yet opened their airports. Because they are still in a lockdown, their borders have remained closed.
All of us, regardless of whether our work is related to tourism or not have been asking ourselves when this will happen. According to a decree issued by the Minister of Tourism, Nicole Marrder, Honduras Tourism Reopens! Of course, there are some caveats to this statement, but it seems like it is really happening.