There are many interesting tales from a Banana Republic that are worth sharing. Today, our tales from a Banana Republic go back to the early twentieth century. Frederick William Hahneman was one of the executives at the Trujillo Railroad company. His son, Bill Hahneman hijacked Eastern Airlines in 1972 and demanded to be brought to Honduras.
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.
I must confess, I am not a seafood eater. I am not adventuresome when it comes to food. But this past week while in Trujillo I visited a beachfront restaurant on the bay, I could not help myself from noticing that the menu offered a surf and turf burger! I was at the Nautico restaurant […]
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.
There are many colonial buildings in Honduras that remind us of our time as a Spanish Colony. The most plentiful and outstanding are religious buildings. The most magnificent are without doubt the colonial Cathedrals in Comayagua and Tegucigalpa. There are two different colonial buildings in Honduras that are a result of military efforts to protect the territory.
William Walker, the North American filibuster was a short man with a huge ego. Walker had wild dreams about conquering Central America and turning it into an English speaking country. During his adventures in Central America, he became president of Nicaragua. Eventually he was defeated and put in front of a firing squad in Trujillo, Honduras
Let’s face it, finding pristine and remote beaches in Central America is a real challenge. We all dream of traveling to the Caribbean Sea and finding a pristine beach in a remote location. We all think of pristine as unspoiled, beautiful and in its natural state. Yet it loses a lot of its charm as soon as we realize that pristine also means with no comfort and services.
The Villa Brinkley offers the best view in Central America. The hotel sits up high on the edge of the Capiro y Calentura National Park in Trujillo. From there, it offers a commanding view of the Bay of Trujillo and Guaymoreto Lagoon.