Here I go again, you will ask, how can Tegucigalpa be the Central American Capital City with the most Colonial Heritage? Heck it was not even the capital of the province of Honduras during colonial times! Yet, as it turns out, today, most of the capitals of the Central American countries where not the most important city of the province during colonial times.
Top places to visit and discover in Honduras
Last week I was in Omoa attending a tourism related meeting with the board of directors of Canaturh. Canaturh is the National Chamber of Tourism of Honduras. I was there representing the Chamber to Tourism of La Ceiba. The meeting took place at the River Park Hotel and Park next to the Tulian river in […]
This massive fortress was built during colonial times to defend the Spanish commercial fleet in the Gulf of Honduras. King Ferdinand VI of Spain gave instructions to build the fortress. Construction took place between 1768 and 1775. This is without doubt the most important colonial military building in Central America and is in very good condition
The Rawacala Eco Park in Omoa offers the perfect setting to explore and enjoy the tropical jungles in Honduras. You will find it tucked into the Sierra Omoa Mountains just south of the community of Paraiso in Omoa.
The Paraiso Hotel in Omoa offers a unique combination of Rainforest and Beach in a delightful, classy setting. The hotel is 16 km west of Puerto Cortes on the CA13 highway that leads to the Corinto Border crossing with Guatemala.
There are many interesting tales from a Banana Republic that are worth sharing. Today, our tales from a Banana Republic go back to the early twentieth century. Frederick William Hahneman was one of the executives at the Trujillo Railroad company. His son, Bill Hahneman hijacked Eastern Airlines in 1972 and demanded to be brought to Honduras.
Yesterday I was in Utila, and I made sure I stopped by the local bakery for some cinnamon rolls. So this morning, I am having a Utila flashback as I sip a cup of delightful San Rafael Coffee from Copan Ruinas, and bite on a one of the Utila cinnamon rolls, my mind takes me […]
I took off to find a place for breakfast. I figured it would be a good option to go the Megaplaza Mall just outside of French Harbour. The fact that the CEMESA hospital is there means that there should be people that need a good breakfast after getting their lab tests. I was happy I went with my instincts, as I found a great new breakfast spot in French Harbour!
Yes, there are two different faces to Roatan! This week I had a chance to visit the island. I spent most of the day in Roatan’s East End. I enjoyed the pristine beaches, the laid-back resorts and the tropical nature. As the day was ending, and just a bit before sunset, I made it to the eclectic West End Village. Here, I saw the other different face that Roatan has to offer!
The Marina Copan Convention Center opened its doors and hosted its first event earlier this month. This is a fantastic venue that opens many different possibilities for Copan. There is no doubt that this convention center, together with the new highway, is the beginning of a new and very bright future for Copan Ruinas!