Casa Dona Elena B & B
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
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... the hostel's hammocks, before heading out for a lovely dinner at our favourite Copan cafe.
On Thursday 9th, we took a stroll up to Copan's mirador, or lookout point. It was just a few blocks north and had a pretty view over the town. Ken managed to hold a good conversation in Spanish with a chap who was also there. Next we walked the few blocks south to Parque Central, checked out the church which was unremarkable, and went to Museo ...
... the many pieces of sculptures around the site were originally located. He also suggested we google Copan ruins because there is a uTube video done by National Geographic about the site. We hurriedly returned to the town to change money over into the local currency of Limparas because a border town is the only place you can do this if it isn't done right at the border. I will learn for next time! Not to worry, the same money changers ...
... are big drug cartels and gangs. It is a very poor country and agriculture is their main economy. Other than Roatan and Copan there is very little tourism. We left Roatan at 6:00 and took a high speed ferry to the mainland. We were picked up by a private van with tinted windows and 2 drivers. We were told that we would drive right through to Copan with very little stops. We skirted San Pedro (most dangerous ...
... where we were going to stay the next night!). After that we moved on to and ended our night at a German microbrewery. We joined a table of different people from all over the globe. Tomas the owner joined us towards official closing time (we then had a lock in) and he was fascinating. His wife is Honduran and they lived with their 2 boys in Germany for 15 years before Tomas decided 5 years ago to swap his city job for turning his microbrewing hobby into a profession, ...
... eventually dominate. There was much more traffic on the Guatemalan side and a lot of it was commercial. More gas stations and more sophisticated traffic markings. The chicken buses that had been left in their natural yellow color in Honduras, had evolved into more resplendent colors on the Guatemalan side, thereby betraying not only a whimsical side but also the availability of surplus money that could be thrown for an ostentatious purpose. ...