Gracias a Dios hemos salido de estas honduras! (Thank God we have left these depths!). Without knowing it, Columbus had just given this land its name: Honduras!
Easter Week, aka Semana Santa is by far the most hectic travel week in Latin America. There is no doubt that Semana Santa 2018 in Honduras was no exception. The goal this year was for 3.3 million Hondurans to travel throughout the country. This amounts to an outstanding 41% of the population in Honduras.
The famous nature reality star, Nigel Marven visits Honduras! The Honduras Institute of Tourism sponsored his trip. Beaks and Peaks, a local tour operator that specializes in birding and nature tours is in charge of his tour. His itinerary includes many different areas in the country. His first stop has been in Atlantida, along the north coast […]
Also known as the “Cave of the Glowing Skulls” these unique caves are near Catacamas. Catacamas is one of the two important cities in Olancho, Honduras. The find was unique, as the caves served as a ceremonial burial ground for an ancient civilization. Olancho is officially outside the Mesoamerican region.
Olancho is a department in Honduras. It is the largest department in the country and is even bigger than El Salvador. For most travelers, Olancho is way off the beaten track. I must confess, it had been a good 15 years since I visited Olancho. I took advantage of a trip to Tegucigalpa last week […]
The question: to stay overnight in San Pedro Sula or travel after dark to La Ceiba? My flight landed a few minutes after 6, so it was 7 by the time I had cleared immigration, customs and had to take a decision. By then, it was already dark!
Honduras has a long history of brewing beers. The First of all beer microbreweries in Honduras set up in La Ceiba over 100 years! It all began in the city of La Ceiba, on the North Coast of Honduras. This was in the heyday of Banana Republic of Honduras.
I want to take the time to thank all my followers and readers for a great 2017. This year, we have positioned ourselves as an important on line resource for up to date travel information about Honduras. When things got tough after the elections, we made an effort to provide you with up to date info and travel tips.
Some things don’t make sense. Yet if you see them again and again, maybe its you who can’t make sense of them. I get the same questions asked by travelers as they traverse the Honduras highways. Perhaps the most often asked question is why is everyone selling apples? Another common word you will see is “Pulperia”
Back in the late 1980’s, Honduras invested in a mega project to produce hydroelectric energy. The country, run by a military government, built a high dam, one of the highest in the world. Its capacity was planned to produce 600 megawatts of energy.