Travel Blogs from Jutiapa, Honduras

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A Trip to the Lake, La Guama, Honduras travel blog

A Trip to the Lake

A travel blog entry by kimandmartin

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... . This was a hotel that was highly recommended in our guidebook where we might have stayed if we hadn't come across information in Honduras Tips recommending out current accommodation.   It was one heck of a walk in (about 1.5 km) at the hottest ...

A brief venture, Lago Yojoa, Honduras travel blog

A brief venture

A travel blog entry by laurasimon

... as I write this but we may as well keep you guys updated with our travels!! This entry concerns our little expedition to Lago Yojoa, Honduras's only lake. The journey was fine and we went with a fellow AFS'er, a Norwegian by the name of Gro Thomsen. It ...

Lapping up the dirt in the mountains, Santa Cruz de Yojoa, Honduras travel blog

Lapping up the dirt in the mountains

A travel blog entry by tour-46

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After a weekend of hitting the 50p beers in La Ceiba we set about some real adventure motorcycling and spent the day on the dirt. It was smashing. We ended up by a massive lake populated by millions of ...

Start of the Beer Tour, Peņa Blanca, Honduras travel blog

Start of the Beer Tour

A travel blog entry by guy.everton

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... an uprising that nearly removed the Spanish from Honduras, were it not for the last-minute assassination of their leader. The Lempira, Honduras' currency, is named after him. For the next few hours, we wandered through the park, going out on a boardwalk ...

Am See, Peņa Blanca, Honduras travel blog

Am See

A travel blog entry by janinger

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Von Nicaragua aus führte uns ein wahrer Marathon an Busfahrten nach Honduras. Um von "Haustür zu Haustür" zu gelangen waren wir über 12 Stunden in 6 Bussen und zwei Taxen unterwegs. Und nach dem Verzehr von zwei Abendessen (beide für mich) haben wir ...

Lago Yojoa, Lago Yojoa, Honduras travel blog

Lago Yojoa

A travel blog entry by ccchrissie

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Largest lake in the country at about 47 km square and at 600m altitude, very unspoilt & lightly developed, especially the bit I was in, Los Naranjos. It was a no brainer deciding where to stay - D & D Brewery, where the gringo owner does a mean ...

DD at the D&D, Lago de Yojoa, Honduras travel blog

DD at the D&D

A travel blog entry by poledd

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Apres une traversee tres (trop?) matinale de Roatan a La Ceiba, nous prenons un premier bus qui nous emmene a La Guama, suivi d'un deuxieme pour rejoindre l'auberge appelee D and D Brewery au bord du Lago de Yojoa. Il s'agit d'une auberge qui a egalement ...

A Piss Up In A Brewery!, Lake Yojoa, Honduras travel blog

A Piss Up In A Brewery!

A travel blog entry by jameshardy88

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... including a blueberry beer, a raspberry beer, an apricot beer and a lenca beer. The Lencas were an indigenous population in Honduras and El Salvador. The beer that seems to have been dedicated to them was actually remarkable good and seemed to have a ...

Los Naranjos, Pulhapanzak, Honduras travel blog

Los Naranjos

A travel blog entry by rlarose

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Stopped for a few days at Lago de Yojoa to check out a Brewery and the Pulhapanzak ...

...........SO WHERE WERE WE?,  Pena Blanca Honduras, Honduras travel blog

...........SO WHERE WERE WE?

A travel blog entry by chrisandjanet

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... since we want to get to Mexico as soon as we can. A simple border crossing at Las Manos took us well into Honduras before darkness approached, although we had waypoints for a hotel charging $50 per night which in Honduras means better than the Hilton. It ...

Lago de Yajoa Day 1, Peņa Blanca, Honduras travel blog

Lago de Yajoa Day 1

A travel blog entry by ryanaross

... talking to me and we had an actual decent conversation in Spanish. Talked about our respective families, about work, about Honduras. Good stuff, confidence boost. I was starving and kept eating the street food that people bring onto the bus in baskets ...

Finca las Glorias, Lago Yojoa, Honduras travel blog

Finca las Glorias

A travel blog entry by mikeandmary

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A couple of hours drive on a main highway brings us to Lago de Yojoa, a natural lake some 17km long and 9km wide. At the north end of the lake it is 15 kms on a concrete road to get to the Hotel Finca Las Glorias. This is a hotel built right on the lake ...

Catarata de Pulhapanzak, Catarata de Pulhapanzak, Honduras travel blog

Catarata de Pulhapanzak

A travel blog entry by mikeandmary

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Today it is just a short drive to get to the Catarata de Pulhapanzak; this is a very spectacular 43 metre high waterfall with a width of some 30 metres. It is possible to camp for the night (N15.01.523 W88.00.089) in a large, partly shady car park. There ...

Honduran Independence means

Honduran Independence means "celebration!"

A travel blog entry by mgesley

... school marching bands again too. On Wednesday it was Samira’s birthday so we all went out to dinner to a nice restaurant and watched the Honduras-Mexico soccer match. Honduras lost 1-0, but if they beat the U.S. next month they go to the world cup! ...

Lago de Yajoa Day 3, Peņa Blanca, Honduras travel blog

Lago de Yajoa Day 3

A travel blog entry by ryanaross

Dorm mates woke me up at 530am but I had gone to bed so early it was no problem. Took a shower, had breakfast with Mario then roped him into joining me on my planned activity. We took a bus to a nearby town where the Pulhapanzak waterfalls were. It was ...

Wir sind gut zu Voegeln, Lago de Yojoa, Honduras travel blog

Wir sind gut zu Voegeln

A travel blog entry by juttachris

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Das Schoene an Zentralamerika ist, dass die Distanzen im Vergleich z. B. zu Afrika kurz sind. Und wenn man mal etwas weiter reisen muss, dann hat es immer einen huebschen Zwischenstopp in der Mitte der Fahrt. Der Lago de Yojoa ist beliebt bei ...

Lago de Yajoa Day 2, Peņa Blanca, Honduras travel blog

Lago de Yajoa Day 2

A travel blog entry by ryanaross

Got up around 7 and had my first warm shower in weeks. Had breakfast at the brewery. Met up with Mario from Austria who was going on the hiking adventure with me. Could not rouse the Aussie from sleep which was alright. Australians never know any Spanish ...

Made it back to Guatemala, Jutiapa, Guatemala travel blog

Made it back to Guatemala

A travel blog entry by georgeheap

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... amazing tacos and some really crappy beer! We are hoping to head out early tomorrow to the volcano and then possibly to the Copan Ruins in Honduras! Finally the trip is back on track and the car seems to be acting properly at the moment (knock on ...

BIRDIES, NOT GOLFING KIND, LAGO DO YAJOA, Honduras travel blog

BIRDIES, NOT GOLFING KIND

A travel blog entry by trolibus

FIRST I WENT TO TELA AND WENT KAYAKING IN A PARK IN A MANGROVE SWAMP.  WASNT TOO BAD BUT IT WAS ONLY 1.5 KILOMETERS.  I WOULD RATHER HAVE DONE 15 BUT OH WELL.  DID SEE SOME WHITE  FACED MONKEYS AND A CROC.  THEN I TOOK A LATE BUS ...

The River Ran Over Me, Ocotepeque, Honduras travel blog

The River Ran Over Me

A travel blog entry by sjsil

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... 's actually good around here. And itīll take perhaps less time. Oy! The good news is that Carolīs friend is the ambassador from Honduras to Belize and he has invited us to stay with him. I am not sure why Kaala is coming since the city of Ocotepeque can ...

Kurzbesuch in Honduras, Laguna de Joyoa, Honduras travel blog

Kurzbesuch in Honduras

A travel blog entry by seeyou2011

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... in Honduras zu besuchen. Die Bay Island liegen zu weit weg und der Jungel so abegelegen und umwegsam, dass wir entschieden Honduras mehr oder weniger "auszulassen". Was gibt es von unserem Aufenthalt in diesem Land zu berichten??? Francesco hat es ...

hot springs, birthday cake and ancient Mayan soup, Antigua Ocotepeque, Honduras travel blog

hot springs, birthday cake and ancient Mayan soup

A travel blog entry by sjsil

hello friends and family, How are you? I am fine. I am getting more adept at typing on this keyboard, too (thank you many years of university education)! We had our first full day of classes today. It is sooooooo exhausting! Donīt forget that we ...

Do You Want to Leave?, Santa Bárbara, Honduras travel blog

Do You Want to Leave?

A travel blog entry by stanvan

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So as usual, we slept just outside the police station for the night.  But this time, it was more of a hassle than anything.  Being polite, we asked if it was ok.  It was on the empty street outside so you'd expect that it wouldn't be a ...

Border nightmare.  Again., Lake Yojoa, Honduras travel blog

Border nightmare. Again.

A travel blog entry by stoo

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... Sula.  This proves something of an issue and takes far longer than it should.  We are the first to cross into Honduras just after dark, and we attempt to make a smooth transition through the checkpoint.  Alas we should be used to this by ...

Tube., Lake Yojoa, Honduras travel blog

Tube.

A travel blog entry by stoo

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Sleep in for the first time in what feels like weeks.  Today we have nowhere to be and no ambulances to get there with.  The future is a little uncertain, save that for the next few hours I'm going to be sleeping. I rise late, just in time to ...

Journey's end., Lake Yojoa, Honduras travel blog

Journey's end.

A travel blog entry by stoo

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Today the fruits of our labours grow ripe in the Hondruan sun.  We drive to Siguatapeque and deliver the first of the ambulances.  The people here are warm, welcoming and in such desperate need of support and charity.  They have very ...

knackered., Lake Yojoa, Honduras travel blog

knackered.

A travel blog entry by stoo

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I awake bent out of shape, blinking in the sunlight, crammed into the front passenger seat.  It's not fun.  We manage to locate where we were meant to be last night/this morning, and troop in, feeling like we'd slept in an ambulence... Our ...

Burning the candle..., Lake Yojoa, Honduras travel blog

Burning the candle...

A travel blog entry by stoo

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Ok so this is getting a little silly now.  Last night was pretty crazy with yet more beer pong and party games, as well as a ridiculous amount to drink.  Consequently today is something of a write off.  I spend the day chilling out around ...

Birthday!, Lake Yojoa, Honduras travel blog

Birthday!

A travel blog entry by stoo

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Another lazy day for turning 32.  I don't do much, except wander to the football fields to have a kick about, and then chill at the hostel for the evening.  My team manages to win the quiz night though, but the tequila drank at midnight really ...

Lago de Yojoa, Pena Blanca, Peņa Blanca, Honduras travel blog

Lago de Yojoa, Pena Blanca

A travel blog entry by algo_77

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Une petite pause au Lac de Yojoa pour rejoindre Yves, le suisse. On a passe deux jours dans un hotel qui distillait sa propre biere. We stop at the Yojoa lake to pick up Yves, the Swiss guy.  We stayed there for two days and to visit the park around ...

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