The term, Banana Republic was coined in Trujillo, Honduras. It was first used by US writer “O Henry” during his exile in Honduras. O. Henry’s real name was William Sydney Porter. Porter was indicted in 1896 for embezzlement and escaped to Honduras. While in Honduras he wrote Cabbages and Kings.
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The Spanish airline, Air Europa, had its inaugural flight from Madrid to San Pedro Sula this past Thursday April 27. The airline has begun the scheduled service with a once a week frequency.
Despite the fact that I knew the story of Gonzalo Guerrero, I was not aware that he had died in Honduras. Much less so while fighting against the Spaniards. Although he was not Honduran, the story, if true, would be more than enough to consider him one of the first Honduran Heroes.
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.
Today I visited the La Ceiba port facility to get an update for you regarding the Semana Santa 2017 Bay Island Ferry Schedules. Sure enough, there is a special schedule that is running as of today and until April 17th. I am happy to share it with you!
There are several things you should know if you will be in Honduras during this holiday time. To help you make the best of your Semana Santa in Honduras, I have put together the following post about Honduras Easter Week Travel Tips.
Many travelers visiting Central America become nervous when they read the travel warnings that their governments post about Honduras. The following questions always arise: Is it safe to travel to Honduras? Which places are safe and which are not? Is it worth the risk of visiting Honduras despite the travel warnings?
Bold colors, great blown up photos of La Ceiba and surroundings and the aroma of coffee will welcome you to this gourmet Honduran coffee shop. This is the perfect place to come in for a great cup of coffee, take advantage of the free wifi for clients.
If you do plan to travel to Honduras, I would like to share some travel tips to make your time in Honduras special. First of all, you should decide if your travel to Honduras will be part of a larger trip to other Central American countries, such as Guatemala or Nicaragua.
I am happy to report that there were tourists enjoying rafting trips on the Cangrejal River today. I also saw some travelers riding horses. The tourism activity went on as normal and the electoral process did not have any impact on their activities.