Back in the late 1980’s, Honduras invested in a mega project to produce hydroelectric energy. The country, run by a military government, built a high dam, one of the highest in the world. Its capacity was planned to produce 600 megawatts of energy.
Tips to make your trip to Honduras easier and more pleasurable
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.
There are quite a few official holidays in Honduras. Following is a complete list of the official holidays in Honduras for 2018.
You will have no trouble finding ATM machines in Tela. There are quite a few different banks in Tela, and most of them have their own ATM machines. Most of the banks in Tela are on the “Calle del Comercio”. This street is on the south side (opposite to the beach) of Central Park.
I just got back from “The Rock” and happy to share the following Utila Update. I can report that the Utila Dream is working like a charm. Utila is a great destination that you will enjoy thoroughly. Make sure you do not miss it!
Many travelers that are exploring Central America are set on not visiting Honduras. The main reason is that they have read that Honduras is not safe. The truth, is that there are many safe destinations in Honduras that you can visit without a problem or putting yourself at risk.
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.
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I am happy to share content and give you tips so that you can travel this route and discover the people and the forests of La Moskitia. The proposed itinerary will take you from La Ceiba to Puerto Cabezas by via of the Moskitia. It will be a true adventure that you will love!
Let’s face it, Honduras has a terrible safety reputation. The USA government issues travel warnings that are completely out of place and scare travelers. Honduran press does not help.
This weekend I took a short trip to Siguatepeque. I must admit, it was a great to be in the pleasant, cool weather of the central highlands of Honduras. Few people actually spend a night in Sigua, as the locals call their city. I must say, it is a BIG mistake!