Easter Week, aka Semana Santa is by far the most hectic travel week in Latin America. There is no doubt that Semana Santa 2018 in Honduras was no exception. The goal this year was for 3.3 million Hondurans to travel throughout the country. This amounts to an outstanding 41% of the population in Honduras.
Top places to visit and discover in Honduras
The famous nature reality star, Nigel Marven visits Honduras! The Honduras Institute of Tourism sponsored his trip. Beaks and Peaks, a local tour operator that specializes in birding and nature tours is in charge of his tour. His itinerary includes many different areas in the country. His first stop has been in Atlantida, along the north coast […]
The Restaurant name is Carmela, and it has a nice atmosphere. They serve great pizza and pasta. The waiting staff was friendly and good looking. They took good care of us. Prices were right and the wine was great. Two of us ordered pasta, the other a salad. We were all delighted with our food, which we enjoyed.
There is one city in particular that has a well deserved reputation as friendly and hospitable city. Of course, I am referring to “Honduras’ bride”, La Ceiba. This Caribbean city is a true melting pot. The truth is that La Ceiba offers the best of two worlds. It is friendly coastal city in Central America. It is also a Caribbean City that loves to dance to the beat of drums.
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!
There are many important cities and towns in Honduras with a rich heritage. But if I was to have to choose the city with the most relevant historical value to Honduras, I would choose Trujillo. Why Trujillo? Following, a list of the most important events that took place here to justify why Trujillo is the most historic city in Honduras.
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.
The Buccaneer Inn is built in the perfect spot and has the perfect feel to it. It gives the community of French Harbour character and is the pride of the town. It has been reinvented and is now home to Roatan’s newest swim club. It is also home to a lovely small museum that features the history of the Bay Islands of Honduras. Enjoy at cup of coffee at the Walala Café, or your favorite beer at the Beer Bar.
To my knowledge, the oldest island house in Utila is where Munchies, the restaurant is in. This is just west of the Municipal dock. This house was once in the “Cays” and the owners brought it with them to Utila Town many years ago. The new owners renovated it a few years ago, and one of the main beams in the home had the date of 1864 written on it.
One of the greatest bars and restaurants in Utila has ceased to exist. As a matter of fact, it pretty much died when its founder, Lee Odelein passed away a few months ago. Rehab Bar came to be under the direction of Lee. He was a friendly, charismatic fellow who knew how to run a restaurant bar.