Yesterday, Friday, January 12th, a political protest in Tegucigalpa turned violent. When it became obvious to those violent protesters that they would not be able to gain access and attack the old Presidential Palace. That is when they turned on the nearest iconic building nearby. This happens to be the Tegucigalpa Marriott Hotel.
Last night, January 9, a strong 7.6 earthquake shook the Caribbean Coast of Honduras. The epicenter was near the Swan Islands of Honduras. These are a group of islands that belong to Honduras and are quite remote.
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.
Every town has its history, and they should try to preserve it as an important part of their heritage. The north coast of Honduras is quite young, and its history is somewhat short, compared to other areas in Central America. The new museum in Tela seeks to tell the story of Tela as a mayor railroad hub in Honduras.
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.
There is no other tree as big and impressive in Mesoamerica as the Ceiba Tree. The tree grows to epic proportions, and does so fast. An adult Ceiba Tree towers well over the rest of the tropical rain forest Canopy
One of the most famous myths about unique natural events in Honduras is the “Fish Rain in Yoro”. Known as “La Lluvia de Peces”, this is a myth that many in Honduras believe in. Regardless of whether this is truth of myth, everybody in Honduras has heard about it and considers this true.