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11 Avenida SO, between 13 and 14 street SO, San Pedro Sula, Honduras | B&B

Travel Blogs from San Pedro Sula

The land of murder and fast food

A travel blog entry by peteindira

I walk into a restaurant and am greeted by the excited hostess who remembers me from last night. The stereotypical American diner look of the place makes it feel like a Denny's, but unlike Denny's, the people here seem to be genuinely happy to have a customer and everyone makes friendly eye contact. I'm sure my gringoness is making the social aspects of life here easier, but I'm definitely not one to complain.

Before it's all said and done, I end up ...

Canadian sweatshops subsidized by your taxes

A travel blog entry by sacolargo


... para-police (Tigres), and rich oligarchs (including about ten very wealthy families).

Corruption throughout society is so pervasive that people trying to make a living often have to pay extortion money not only to gangs, but also to the police.

Now, with a growing number of U.S. military bases of occupation, and the murderous dictatorship of Juan Orlando Hernandez solidified, profits are basically guaranteed for transnational sweatshops in what ...

Election Day

A travel blog entry by sacolargo


... places the military have been very active in blocking international observers, threatening voters, and expelling scrutineers. Last night two officials of the Libre party were killed in one province. Some of the minor parties apparently sold their place at the table to the ruling party, giving it more power as ballots were distributed and later counted.

There are credible reports of all kinds of irregularities. Observers, both national and international, have been ...

Choloma and housing

A travel blog entry by annsadventures


... best built of the homes we saw today.

All in all, we saw quality low income housing being developed in a way to enhance community and community participation, with playgrounds, soccer fields, green spaces, a school, shops…and security. Everyone we met with was committed to both this project ...

Travel Day

A travel blog entry by tom.deluca

... San pedro we had a bit of time to kill, so we went to the mall and watched a movie- Contraband, which was fitting seeing as it had parts filmed in Panama, i give it 3 stars. It was entertaining.

Maria was flying into town tonight and we are heading to La Ceiba in the morning to get to Utila our new Caribbean home.


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