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.
This week I was in Utila. I needed to run some errands and hired one of the local “tuk tuks” or motorcycle taxis. These are three wheel motorcycles made in India. They are ideal for Utila, because they are narrow and fit well in the local pedestrian streets. So I flagged this taxi, negotiated the […]
If you visit La Ceiba and spend the night in one of the downtown hotels, be ready to be woken by the siren. The Siren in La Ceiba is unlike those many cities in the world, where a siren means danger. The one we have in La Ceiba is more like a clock, and helps you know what time it is.
Honduras has a long history of brewing beers. The First of all beer microbreweries in Honduras set up in La Ceiba over 100 years! It all began in the city of La Ceiba, on the North Coast of Honduras. This was in the heyday of Banana Republic of Honduras.
Some things don’t make sense. Yet if you see them again and again, maybe its you who can’t make sense of them. I get the same questions asked by travelers as they traverse the Honduras highways. Perhaps the most often asked question is why is everyone selling apples? Another common word you will see is “Pulperia”
Today , November 26th, is Honduras Election Day 2017. Over 6 million Honduran citizens can cast their vote today! I saw two different couples of tourists walk past the school were the voting was taking place. They did not seem intimidated in any way. The general atmosphere was safe and quiet.
By Steve Wheeler If you would like to see a confused look on the faces of family and friends, tell them you are planning a golf trip to Honduras. Once the initial shock and disbelief fades their likely response will be either “You are going to get killed” or “There’s no golf in Honduras.” Luckily, […]
Welcome to the coffee harvesting season in Honduras! Each year, between the months of October and February, there is a flurry of activity in the coffee farms. Just about everybody participates in some way on making sure the harvesting and processing of coffee takes place.
Cassava AKA casabe is Garifuna delicacy that you can get used to! Cassava or Casabe is made from “yucca” a root that is like the potato. The Garifuna food relies on Cassava, or “Yuca” like they call in Spanish. This is an important ingredient that goes with most traditional seafood dishes that are part of their gastronomy.
History does justice to Honduras as the place where Cacao was first introduced to Europeans. Archaeological excavations give us reason to believe that Cacao was actually first known and processed in Honduras.