Our destination was a beach community with the name of Playa el Venado. This is a small community of about 37 families that are fully committed to conservation of the “Tortuga Golfina” a turtle that comes to the beaches within the Gulf of Fonseca to lay their eggs.
This week I was tasked with the pleasurable job of showing a colleague the diverse hotels and activities available in the Cangrejal River Valley. Locals refer to the area as “La Cuenca del Rio Cangrejal”. I drive up and down this road on a regular basis, yet I was once again in awe as hurriedly rushed through the valley.
We all dream of visiting a rainforest, yet few are willing to rough it out. There are many reasons for this. Some dislike the idea of getting soaking wet in the rain forest. After all, that is why they call it the rain forest, because it often rains! Others have a phobia of running into snakes.
The answer is a categorical no! The Lodge at Pico Bonito is open and there are no plans to close it. So where did all this rumor about the Lodge at Pico Bonito closing come from? Some outbound employees started the false rumor.
The hostel facility has a total of 7 rooms. Most of them have bunk beds and can accommodate from 2 to 6 persons in a room. The fact that electricity is now available, means that locals can provide better facilities, including food and drink to guests staying overnight in the refuge.
Birding in Honduras has become a household activity. There are more and more persons and tour operators that are involved in this activity. To be able to write a decent article about birding in Honduras I set out to find an expert. I chose to interview Angel Fong, who is a birding guide, is the owner and manager of Go Bird Honduras a tour operating company that specializes in birding tours and is president of ASHO.
As you probably know, Cuero y Salado is one of the National Parks in La Ceiba. Most people think that Cuero y Salado Wildlife Refuge limits you to the regular boat tour of the refuge. How wrong the are! There are many different things to do in Cuero y Salado Wildlife Refuge! Following is a […]
Nombre de Dios National Park is one of the newer parks in Honduras. It is within the Nombre de Dios Mountains and an extension of Pico Bonito National Park. Because of this, there is an overlay between the things to do in Nombre de Dios National Park and the things to do in Pico Bonito National Park.
Yes, Pico Bonito is not only one of the largest national parks in Honduras. It is also one of the most diverse! This diversity means that there are many different sites and activities that you can enjoy while visiting the park.
The highest peaks in Honduras are the Cerro de las Minas or Celaque in Western Honduras. Santa Barbara in Central Honduras is the second highest peak. Pico Bonito in the Caribbean Coast is also in the top 5. You can plan a hike to the top of any of these peaks, but you will not be able to do it one day.