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.
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I am happy to share content and give you tips so that you can travel this route and discover the people and the forests of La Moskitia. The proposed itinerary will take you from La Ceiba to Puerto Cabezas by via of the Moskitia. It will be a true adventure that you will love!
Let’s face it, Honduras has a terrible safety reputation. The USA government issues travel warnings that are completely out of place and scare travelers. Honduran press does not help.
The Villa Brinkley offers the best view in Central America. The hotel sits up high on the edge of the Capiro y Calentura National Park in Trujillo. From there, it offers a commanding view of the Bay of Trujillo and Guaymoreto Lagoon.
Yes when you visit Honduras, you have an insurance policy that will take care of medical expenses for as much as $7,000 US per person!
History does justice to Honduras as the place where Cacao was first introduced to Europeans. Archaeological excavations give us reason to believe that Cacao was actually first known and processed in Honduras.
I am happy to report that there were tourists enjoying rafting trips on the Cangrejal River today. I also saw some travelers riding horses. The tourism activity went on as normal and the electoral process did not have any impact on their activities.
Are looking for things to do in Tegucigalpa? Consider a visit to the Shrine of Our Lady of Suyapa. The Shrine consists of two different buildings. The huge, modern Basilica, and the small original church. People from all over Honduras make a pilgrimage here on the 3rd of February.
Did you know that the second largest Central America Convention Facilities are in Honduras? Yes, who would have thought so? I bet you thought I was going to say Costa Rica or Guatemala did you not?