I was pleasantly surprised when I walked into “Entre Tazas y Copas” in La Ceiba last week. I was looking for a quiet place where I could catch up with an old friend while we enjoyed a drink. It turns out that this pleasant place is actually a wine bar in La Ceiba! Certainly a great addition to the La Ceiba bars options.
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Promodias is a Honduran company based in San Pedro Sula that works hard to create a travel community throughout Honduras. They promote the following destinations in Honduras: Tegucigalpa, San Pedro Sula, Lake Yojoa, Copan Ruinas, Tela, La Ceiba and the Bay Islands of Utila and Roatan.
There are some towns that have a unique sense of place. Yuscaran, one of my favorite towns in Honduras has a lot of sense of place! Yuscaran is a colonial town that dates to the XVIII century (Circa 1730). The name is an ancient Indian name that means big mountain. Yuscaran sits at an altitude of just over 1000 meters above sea level.
Tis the Mango Season in Honduras. It is a great time to enjoy a truly magnificent fruit. Locals love it green, before it is ripe. They add lemon and salt, pepper and even chili powder. Personally, I like them ripe. There are so many different varieties of Mango’s, that I will not even go into them as It would be a never-ending story!
The hostel facility has a total of 7 rooms. Most of them have bunk beds and can accommodate from 2 to 6 persons in a room. The fact that electricity is now available, means that locals can provide better facilities, including food and drink to guests staying overnight in the refuge.
Although Honduras has always been a great destination for birdwatching, it is still a relatively new activity. Honduras boasts magnificent nature and a unique geographical location. Because it is the heart of Central America, you can see more species of birds in Honduras than any other country in the region. Perhaps the one person that […]
Travel in and out of Guatemala City has gotten complicated. La Aurora International Airport in the city has been closed because of ash. Our sincere condolences go out to the people of Guatemala. We hope that this natural disaster ends soon, and that the death count does not rise much more.
Birding in Honduras has become a household activity. There are more and more persons and tour operators that are involved in this activity. To be able to write a decent article about birding in Honduras I set out to find an expert. I chose to interview Angel Fong, who is a birding guide, is the owner and manager of Go Bird Honduras a tour operating company that specializes in birding tours and is president of ASHO.
Wilson Popenoe was an American Botanist and Agricultural scientist. He was born in Topeka, Kansas in 1892, and by 1913 he was already living in Central America. He came to the region as an agent for the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). Dr. Popenoe loved the area so much, that he stayed in Central America for the rest of his life.
Most countries have their own currency. There are many different reasons for the names and signs we use with currency. In the case of Honduras, our Honduran currency called Lempiras to honor a national hero. The abbreviation of our currency is L. English speaking Hondurans call it lemp or lemps for plural. You see it […]