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.
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This is perhaps one of the nightmares that all travelers have. Regardless of whether it is misplaced or stolen, it will put you in a difficult situation that no one wants to be in. As a general rule, it is best not to have this happen, but it does helps if you plan in advance just in case it does!
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Honduras is a small country, so you can only imagine that there are few things to do in Honduras right? Wrong! Honduras is a small country, but there are many great things to do in Honduras! Following is a compilation of the top things to do in Honduras.
Yes when you visit Honduras, you have an insurance policy that will take care of medical expenses for as much as $7,000 US per person!
I Prefer the Jungle Bugs Versus Sand Flies Any Day! Those who do some research before their trip to the islands are aware of the infamous “noseeums”. These are tiny little insects that are so small, they are hard to see. They might not be easy to see, but you can tell when these critters preyed on an unsuspecting traveler.
Is San Pedro Sula the murder capital of the World? The truth is that a news article titled “San Pedro Sula, the Murder Capital of the World” is catchy. It also makes any press correspondent sound as a brave professional willing to risk his life for a good story.
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Honduras is a great country that holds many interesting historical facts. Unfortunately, press and public opinion concentrate only on the negative facts. Enough with the negative stuff… Lets get into some positive interesting facts
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.
There is no question that the La Ceiba Carnival is the biggest party in Honduras. Many people compare it to Mardi Gras in New Orleans. But is the La Ceiba Carnival the Honduran Mardi Gras? This year, 2017, the Carnival will take place on Saturday May 20. The event starts with a big parade down San Isidro Avenue.
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.