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Cayos Cochinos from La Ceiba
"Getting on board of the ferry from la Ceiba we will travel for 1-hour to the virgin white beaches of Cayos Cochinos.We will leave you in awe as you look back at the mainland with the magnificent ‘Cordillera Gracias a Dios’ towering in the distance. Coral reefs and pristine sandy beache plantains and fried rice & beans prepared with coconut milk.""""An archipelago in The Bay Islands Cayos Cochinos is a Marine Biological Reserve off the mountainous northern coast of Honduras in Central America."
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Cayos Cochinos from Tela
"Launching off by ferry from la Tela we will travel for 1-hour to the virgin white beaches of Cayos Cochinos where we will leave you in awe as you look back at the mainland with the magnificent ‘Cordillera Gracias a Dios’ towering in the distance. Coral reefs and pristine sandy beac plantains and fried rice & beans prepared with coconut milk.""""Join this 9-hour tour from Tela to Cayos Cochinos which is a Marine Biological Reserve off the mountainous northern coast of Honduras in Central America."title=Highlights&1=Visit+the+Cayos+Cochinos+islands+on+a+day+trip+from+Tela&2=Snorkel%2C+swim+and+sunbathe+amidst+the+gorgeous+white+sand+beaches+of+this+marine+biological+reserve&3=Spot+colorful+marine+life+during+snorkel+time+on+the+islands%27+excellent
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Roatan Shore Excursion: Hanging Bridges Eco Tour and Beach Break
"When your cruise ship docks your guide will transfer your small group to Roatan Island’s tropical jungle to begin your leisurely eco-walk through the Caribbean forest canopy. Stroll along paved pathways up wooden steps and across eight uniquely designed suspension bridges – varying in length from 150 to 200 feet (45 to 60 meters). Take in the amazing views from 20 to 85 feet (6 to 26 meters) above the ground as you learn about Roatan’s flora and fauna f well-camouflaged creatures of the Western Caribbean such as birds lizards and iguanas amid the tropical flowers fruit trees and ‘Tarzan’ vines. Your guide will point out the celebrated Gumalimba tree that sways softly in the breeze amid 28 acres of lush Roatan tropical island vegetation. After approximately one hour on your eco-walk
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Churches everywhere

In the Western part of the country, at least, there are enough churches to satisfy even the most rabid colonial architecture aficionado. Some of the smallest, most humble examples can also be the most...
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Little variety in the cuisine

The food I tried was good and inexpensive, but also remarkably unchanging. Except on the coast, where there is plenty of seafood, the fare is almost set in stone: plantains, pork chops, refried beans,...
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Strong family units

I felt 100% safe in the parts of Honduras which I visited. Not coincidentally, I noticed that family ties are very strong there. Everyone seems to be carrying a toddler or accompanying a senior...
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Getting Around the Water Issues

When I was there several years ago, the water supply in Juticalpa was turned on from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m., which would have worked fine except for during those hours the Sandinistas would on occasion...
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CURRENCY

The money is Honduras is the Lempira named after an indio called Lempira. The lempira was fluctuating a little in between my two trips around 10-15 Lempiras for $1 US. The only currency of any real...
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Carving of the head of an old...

Carving of the head of an old man. If you think about it, he must have been a Ruler - why else would they have gone through the trouble. Actually I have since learned it's the head of a bacab, one of...
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The famous 'petroglyph' or...

The famous 'petroglyph' or 'heiroglyph' staircase at Copan. If they ever get all these stones back in the proper order, they may be able to translate the Mayan writing some day. For all we know it...
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Another Mayan 'stele' Take...

Another Mayan 'stele'Take the trouble to go up the road another kilometer and visit the connecting site known as 'Las Sepulturas.' It is called the 'tombs' for the burials found under the floors of...
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Honduran 'money' is the...

Honduran 'money' is the Lempira, and the exchange rate as of 3/2001 was 15.25 Lempiras = $1 American. The currency is basically notes, so if you are owed in change for example 5.20 Lempira don't be...
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DON'T FORGET TO CLICK ON THE TRAVELOGUES

Looks very Indian doesn't it? An interesting trivia fact > Only two early civilizations came to an understanding of the value of 0 in mathematics, and about the same time - 700AD. The Indians and...
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The famous 'Altar Q'...

The famous 'Altar Q' depicting the 16 dynasties of the Rulers of Copan - 4 on each side.The most well known Ruler of Copan was '18 Rabbit' who ruled for 43 years. He was responsible for beginning the...
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The Lenca people

The Lenca Indians of Honduras were here with the Maya, and today remain a truly traditional culture. Independent, and frequently autonomously operating under their own "rule" (not the Honduran...
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Lempira

The Indians resisted Spanish colonialism, and, by some accounts, almost managed to drive the colonizers from the mainland. The chief of the Lenca tribe, Lempira, led 30,000 Indians against the...
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When in Roatan, the islanders...

When in Roatan, the islanders speak a mix between english, spanish and a local slang that noone could understand. Don't expect luxury there. People is nice but not extremely friendly. Don't be in a...
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Isla de Roatán

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Tegucigalpa

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Utila

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Roatan Rum Company

Our trip to Roatan Honduras was made complete one rainy day my husband read about the Roatan Rum Company online. Bored and restless from three long rain filled days we decided to hire a taxi from our...
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