40 years ago, the Maya Archaeological Park at Copan Ruinas was awarded the status of World Heritage Site. This is the first and only UNESCO Cultural World Heritage Site in Honduras! It is easy to see why Copan Ruinas is a World Heritage Site in Honduras. The site is truly spectacular.
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The Monroe Doctrine President James Monroe, the fifth president of the USA established a long-lasting policy by creating the Monroe Doctrine. Monroe was president between 1817 and 1825. His Monroe Doctrine, which was first declared in 1823 during a speech before the USA Congress, states that the United States will not tolerate interference by European […]
Nothing like a walk in paradise when you are feeling down. This lockdown is for the birds. But then again, they (the birds) are not part of the lockdown and are all over the place. My secluded piece of paradise offers an outstanding spot for birdwatching.
I wish I could say that my good news from the Cangrejal River Valley is that we are open again. Not quite, but most hotels are working on it and complying with the bio security protocols. These are meant to keep us safe as well as all our guests. Not trying to put us before […]
There is no doubt that the yearly Carnival in La Ceiba, is one of the most popular events in Honduras. This even includes Central America. This year, due to the Covid-19 pandemic the La Ceiba Carnival was cancelled. This is a blow to the economy of the city, and to the possibility of entertainment for […]
As restrictions lift, experts predict that most travel will be done within national borders, and so if you live in Honduras, you will need to find the perfect spot to get away and relax. Therefore, I am putting together the following tips for post Covid19 Vacations in Honduras.
Let us face it, after two months of lock-down in most of the World, we are all looking forward to escaping on an idyllic vacation. I can imagine few places as idyllic as the Bay Islands of Honduras. But are the Bay Islands of Honduras Covid-19 free? Are they safe to visit? Are they open for business again?
Over 12 centuries ago, the Copan Valley was inhabited by the great Maya Civilization. For them, this was the Sacred Valley of Scarlet Macaws. A nearby hill was named Macaw Mountain. The magnificent ball court in the center of the Acropolis still has the 6 markers resembling macaws.
I must confess. Its been years since I I took a hike to the Archaeological Park in Copan Ruinas town to the Archaeological Park. But today, I was in the right mood, so I set out to take the short 2 km hike. The getting out of town was a bit of hassle. Because of […]
Christmas is always a time to be jolly. And Christmas in Honduras 2019 has so far been special. I am in the lovely town of Copan Ruinas for Christmas this year. It is always nice here, and yet this Christmas is especially nice. The reason is that the local town hall has made a special effort to decorate the central plaza.