A new highway between Juticalpa and Bonito Oriental now allows you to travel from Trujillo to Olancho route and on to Tegucigalpa. This makes it a heck of a lot more interesting for backpackers and adventurers who are looking for a route to get to know more of Honduras.
Also known as the “Cave of the Glowing Skulls” these unique caves are near Catacamas. Catacamas is one of the two important cities in Olancho, Honduras. The find was unique, as the caves served as a ceremonial burial ground for an ancient civilization. Olancho is officially outside the Mesoamerican region.
Olancho is a department in Honduras. It is the largest department in the country and is even bigger than El Salvador. For most travelers, Olancho is way off the beaten track. I must confess, it had been a good 15 years since I visited Olancho. I took advantage of a trip to Tegucigalpa last week […]