There is no question that the La Ceiba Carnival is the biggest party in Honduras. Many people compare it to Mardi Gras in New Orleans. But is the La Ceiba Carnival the Honduran Mardi Gras? This year, 2017, the Carnival will take place on Saturday May 20. The event starts with a big parade down San Isidro Avenue.
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This month, I took a trip to Cuero y Salado Wildlife Refuge with some guests. The Refuge is about 30 km. West of La Ceiba, following the CA13 highway in direction of San Pedro Sula. Cuero y Salado is a marine estuary, formed by the Cuero and Salado Rivers.
The Megaplaza mall offers the biggest cluster of ATM machines in La Ceiba! You are sure to find one that will work with your card here! The mall has another added benefit: security. You can take care of your banking needs more at ease. It beats walking in and out of a lonely area after you withdrew some cash.
If you get stuck, and absolutely need to travel, head for the airport if you are in La Ceiba or Roatan. The airlines usually provide extra departures when the demand increases due to the closing of the port