Back in 1839, a British explorer named Frederick Catherwood, architect, photographer and drawer sat in the dense jungle in the lush Copan Valley. His task was to draw the spectacle that laid before him.
I had a pleasant surprise when I came to visit the new Café San Rafael. In addition to the outstanding coffee and awesome artisan cheeses that you can find there, I found that they are also a wine bar in Copan Ruinas!
Most anyone who has been to Copan Ruinas in the last few years complains about the highway. I was just there for the weekend and am happy to provide the following Copan Ruinas highway update. I drove from La Ceiba to Copan Ruinas last Friday and just got back home a couple of hours ago.
I hate to admit it, but it has been 20 months since I was last in Copan Ruinas. Last time I was here, Cafe San Rafael, my favorite cafe in Copan was building a new shop and I was aware they moved in a few months ago. So naturally, a stop at San Rafael was in the bucket list. Wow, Cafe San Rafael keeps getting better and better!
Santa Rosa de Copan is the Coffee Capital of Central America. Most people do not know that Honduras produces coffee. Fewer know that Honduras is the largest producer and exporter of coffee in Central America. And even fewer know that Honduras is one of the top five coffee exporting countries in the World! Wow!
The Archaeological Park in Copan Ruinas provides for a fascinating history of the Maya Civilization. One thing is sure about this site: there is magic in Copan! Nobody who has been there can disagree. Arguably, Copan Ruinas, the most magical place in Honduras, is worth a visit.
As you know, Honduras held general elections last Sunday November 26th. The election process took place with civility and the process was orderly. There were a total of 9 different presidential candidates, only three had a chance of winning. In the end, the results are tight between two of the candidates.
Believe me, Grandma and Grandpa will absolutely love visiting the Macaw Mountain Bird Park. Young kids have an absolute blast in the park. They love to run up and down the trails, stop and see the birds and even play they are pirates by putting a big macaw on their shoulders.
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Honduras is a small country, so you can only imagine that there are few things to do in Honduras right? Wrong! Honduras is a small country, but there are many great things to do in Honduras! Following is a compilation of the top things to do in Honduras.
It is a fact that small rural restaurants in Honduras have a special taste to their food. Perhaps it is because they serve authentic organic meals. It could also be because the use of local herbs. Many are actually cooked with wood ovens or stoves, and may get their unique taste from that.