Travel Blogs from Utila, Honduras

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Stelaes, Hieroglyphs and Out of Air Emergencys!, Utila, Bay Islands, Honduras travel blog

Stelaes, Hieroglyphs and Out of Air Emergencys!

A travel blog entry by dospollos

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... lot to each other and taking walks around the town we didnt really do much else. We considered a hike to the highest peak in Honduras but sadly the weather changed and it wasnīt possible, I was gutted as you can imagine. We had a lovely time just ...

Iguanas and Tarantulas in the Caribbean, Utila, Honduras travel blog

Iguanas and Tarantulas in the Caribbean

A travel blog entry by hanscottclaire

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Claire: I'm writing this from the lovely air-conditioned office at the Iguana Research and Breeding Station on Utila, Honduras. Its 9pm at night here. Just to set the scene... we've just had a delicious dinner of prawns and ...

Choppy water and pissing rain., Utila (Bay Islands), Honduras travel blog

Choppy water and pissing rain.

A travel blog entry by stevefn

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... spirit. It's however time for me to leave Utila after just (everything is relative) six nights and seven days. I really liked Utila, except for the abundance of mosquitoes, sand flies and the relatively dreary weather the last few days. It's a great ...

Utila - Learning to Dive (we hope), Utila, Honduras travel blog

Utila - Learning to Dive (we hope)

A travel blog entry by alexndean

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... put us off a bit! We therefore decided that we would spend 3 days / 4 nights on one of the Bay Islands in Honduras, and so selected Utila (as it is one of the cheapest places to learn in the Caribbean). On the way over here we were told by a fellow ...

Fire and Water, Utila, Honduras travel blog

Fire and Water

A travel blog entry by quest

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... desire to climb the mountains that I am diving under. I see perfect climbing routes everywhere, minus the masses of coral. Utila lacks rockclimbing because all of its mountains are underwater.   Unfortunately, every good thing must come to an end. ...

Sailing From Honduras to Guatemala, Utila, Islas de la Bahia, Honduras travel blog

Sailing From Honduras to Guatemala

A travel blog entry by jackdrury

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... Captain Pete expertly maneuvered our craft past jagged rocky outcrops. We anchored in a sheltered little cove near Punta Sol, Honduras. Calm, clear water surrounded the catamaran. A gentle breeze shifted the palm fronds on the nearby jungle beach. After ...

Certified!!!, Utila, Honduras travel blog

Certified!!!

A travel blog entry by jeffsadventures

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As of this afternoon, I now have my Open Water Certification to scuba dive to 60 feet. The whole experience was really cool even though a lot of it was developing skills needed for rare emergency situations. Tomorrow, I have 2 free "fun dives" where I ...

SCUBA fun!!, Utila, Honduras travel blog

SCUBA fun!!

A travel blog entry by casey_matt

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After our wonderful day yesterday (not really) we decided to get out of La Ceiba and go to Utila in the Bay Islands. We got an early taxi to the ferry with a French Canadian (FC from now on) for the hour long ride across the water. We didnīt like ...

Scuba Duba Dooo!, Utila, Honduras travel blog

Scuba Duba Dooo!

A travel blog entry by bonkers

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... the tag we planted. Before I got here, spent a week in Tegucigalpa, or Tegus as it's known locally, it's the capital of Honduras and I'd never even heard of the place b4! It must be the most random capital in the world! So I had another weeks ...

Tom becomes Scuba Steve, Utila, Honduras travel blog

Tom becomes Scuba Steve

A travel blog entry by tom_hollie_2010

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... collapsing and ending up in a pile at the bottom. For the rest of the evening, the music blared and the alcohol flowed. We left Utila feeling slightly disappointed with the environment but overall it was fun due to the Independence Day celebrations. ...

Let's go diving, Utila, Honduras travel blog

Let's go diving

A travel blog entry by jeffsadventures

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... a one night stay here, I had enough and headed to La Ceiba ... the 3rd largest city in Honduras and launching point to the famous Bay Islands of Utila and Roatan. Utila is the cheapest place in the world to obtain the PADI open water certification for ...

Welcome to Honduras!, Utila, Honduras travel blog

Welcome to Honduras!

A travel blog entry by nikolassarah

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So even though we were sad to leave Guatemala, we immediately found Honduras to be an equally amazing place and, at least near Copan, even more friendly than Guate...hard to imagine!  We hopped a microbus from Antigua to Copan Ruinas that took about ...

Utila, Utila, Honduras travel blog

Utila

A travel blog entry by kevandsian

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Hi Guys, You can read our update from Utila in our entry from Omoa, Honduras entitled 'A Taste of the Carribean'. Cheers, K & ...

The magical island of Utila, Utila, SunJam, Carnival, Honduras travel blog

The magical island of Utila

A travel blog entry by bonkers

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... , I have never enjoyed doing NOTHING every day so much!! Since I last spoke we had the culmination of "the magical island of Utila" carnival - after a week of street parties, there was a big street parade. We even made a float for it with the turtle ...

likkle backpacker island, Utila, Honduras travel blog

likkle backpacker island

A travel blog entry by kris

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... I met Mary from Quebec, who was the only other gringo on the bus, her Spanish is shit hot and because she is living on Utila right sorted everything out for me like the chicken bus to centro, buying a sea sickness pill, taxi to the ferry and even the ...

now officially advanced.., Utila, Honduras travel blog

now officially advanced..

A travel blog entry by kris

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... deep dive.. I learnt a whole lot on this course and I'm a hundred times more confident in the water now.. If anyone's coming to Utila try and find my instructor, Warren, who's working at the Cross Creek dive centre, he is patient, friendly and a good ...

Learning to fly underwater, Utila, Honduras travel blog

Learning to fly underwater

A travel blog entry by youngtravellers

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... lower than four times the price listed in the guidebook.  The actual ferry ticket to the islands had doubled in price.  Maybe Utila was still cheap, but getting there wasn't. Arriving at the docks was an interesting experience.  We were still in low ...

Scuba and Diarrhea, Utila, Honduras travel blog

Scuba and Diarrhea

A travel blog entry by hildreth75

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 Utila is an Island located of the north coast of Honduras.   Itīs famous on the gringo trail as the cheapest place in the world to get scuba certified and to fun dive.   Having seen my fair share of the world I can honestly ...

Chichen Itza and Chicken Buses Part 2, Utila, Bay Islands, Honduras travel blog

Chichen Itza and Chicken Buses Part 2

A travel blog entry by hodge

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... for a bloke to turn up, the heat was sweltering and it was raining, so we had to cram in the boat. 9) The ride across to Honduras took 2hours, we had to wait over an hour at imagration, we people jumping on the boat to try and change money 10)Next up a ...

Aaaand... we made it!, Utila, Honduras travel blog

Aaaand... we made it!

A travel blog entry by kimandjohn

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... hanging out at the nearby island of Roatan while John and I finished up our volunteer time in Belize. Upon arriving at Utila, we picked a dive shop (Captian Morgans, based in part on the strong recommendations weīve been getting from various people on ...

More Diving!, Utila, Honduras travel blog

More Diving!

A travel blog entry by kimandjohn

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... three dives on Monday.  The first was on the wreck of the Halliburton, a freighter ship that was intentionally sunk just outside of Utila.  In the past ten years, it's developed a good layer of coral and makes for an interesting dive.  It's ...

Taking a break in Utila, Utila, Honduras travel blog

Taking a break in Utila

A travel blog entry by barbarabryson

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... think tomorrow we are going to travel with Anne, Michael and Bitto to Nicaragua which is cool that we are staying together.   In Utila James and I have done a lot of diving as it's so cheap here. The conditions have been ideal but for 11 pounds per ...

Utila Underwater, Utila, Honduras travel blog

Utila Underwater

A travel blog entry by hasson.yossi

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The Great Underwater World is near you. Just ...

Kayak Diving, Utila, Honduras travel blog

Kayak Diving

A travel blog entry by walkabout

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Being on a small island it is sometimes hard to get enough exercise walking, which is why kayaking is good. Not that exercise is the real reason we thought it would be a smart idea to load up the kayaks with diving equipment and go diving. It's more ...

Utila Usmella, Utila, Honduras travel blog

Utila Usmella

A travel blog entry by mschwartz

Not much to say on Utila except it disappointed... More to come. ...

Diving and relaxing, Utila, Honduras travel blog

Diving and relaxing

A travel blog entry by demokedes

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... opazila, da so turisti vecinoma mladi.  Otok je proti najinim pricakovanjem bil kar precej neurejen. Edino mesto na otoku je Utila, ki je pravzaprav ena sama ulica. Na vsaki strani ulice so bolj ali manj neurejene hise v ameriskem stilu.  ...

My First Dive with Diverīs Equipment, Utila, Honduras travel blog

My First Dive with Diverīs Equipment

A travel blog entry by pavel.jares

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Rano jsme meli tradicne vyuku. Vysvetlili jsme si zakladni pravidla potapeni a odpoledne jsme konecne mohli vyrazit do vody. Ze zacatku se potapi na melcine resp. v 1,5 m hloubce. Poprve jsem dychal z tanku. Neznam ceske vyrazy pro vsechno to vybaveni, ...

Back to the Carribean, Utila, Honduras travel blog

Back to the Carribean

A travel blog entry by jamesjames

... the ruins in Copan (which sadly lived up to the expected disapointment, after Tikal), and we're back on the Carribean! 5 days on Utila (the cheapest place in the world to learn, and supposedly one of the best places in the world to scuba dive), and ...

Diving in Utila and avoiding Felix, Utila, Honduras travel blog

Diving in Utila and avoiding Felix

A travel blog entry by phoedo

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... who hadnīt gotten to do any diving or anything. Our next destination was the ancient Maya site of Copan, on the Honduras-Nicaragua border. Because we had left Utila so quickly, we gained back some of the time we had ĻlostĻ from our itinerary, so on ...

Jewel Cay and under the sea, Utila, Honduras travel blog

Jewel Cay and under the sea

A travel blog entry by davidandem

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... Open Water under the excellent instruction of Dan (an expert in aquatic life). If you're into diving, we'd strongly recommend Utila (and Captain Morgan's) as there is excellent coral reef and a great variety of dive sites (including a couple of ...

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