Travel Blogs from West End, 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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... Our dive school and hotel was not on mainland Utila but on a small island called Jewel Cay, a 30 minute boat trip to the far west end of Utila. This sounded perfect as it was quieter and closer to the best dive sights, meaning an extra 30 minutes in bed. ...

The Last Stop, West End, Roatan Island, Honduras travel blog

The Last Stop

A travel blog entry by globedecker

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... to the island of Roatan. It is cute, low key, and hassle-free here in this little pocket of island paradise. We are staying in West End, the "independent traveler" part of the island, and as of today, I feel like we live here. Over the last 8 days, we ...

Island life, West End, Honduras travel blog

Island life

A travel blog entry by vincethepince

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... 45 minute walk to West Bay, the main commercial centre on the island and where most of the tourist stay. We are staying in West End, a smaller tourist centre just up the island. The walk along the beach was nice. There was a few spots where you needed ...

Roatan Day 2, West End, Honduras travel blog

Roatan Day 2

A travel blog entry by vincethepince

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... back by water taxi, we had our group briefing prior to heading out for supper. For supper 7 of us went down the road in West End to an Argentinean steak house and got a table right on the beach. It was literally patio furniture on the beach. For supper ...

Just hopped across to Honduras to scuba dive., The Bay Island of Utila, Honduras travel blog

Just hopped across to Honduras to scuba dive.

A travel blog entry by pea

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Hello my people how is life? I have travelled across to Honduras as I fancied learning to scuba dive and it is a good and cheap place to learn.  Ok so I left from Rio Dulce on Wednesday, I think, it's difficult keeping track of days on the ...

U-til-a, U-til-a, U-til-a!, West End, Honduras travel blog

U-til-a, U-til-a, U-til-a!

A travel blog entry by chrismyers

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... , admiring the amazing flora, and snapping some pictures of the lizards, butterflies and hummingbirds before checking out and heading to West End where we would catch our catamaran to the small Bay Island of Utila. West End gave us our first glimpse of ...

Back to Roatan..., West End, Honduras travel blog

Back to Roatan...

A travel blog entry by chrismyers

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... out the Posada Arco Iris Hotel.  It was just what they were looking for.  We continued our afternoon further exploring West End, before stopping for a pizza.  The sun was long gone when we began to see lightning on the horizon.  ...

Anniversaries And Football, West End, Honduras travel blog

Anniversaries And Football

A travel blog entry by sbarnett

... ? He's travelling. Man. He's got a wristband and a beard to prove it. We spent Thursday on a scooter, whizzing from one end of Roatan to the other, stopping in the main town to buy some fresh snapper straight from the processing plant. Annika managed to ...

Diving off Roatan..., Roatan, Honduras travel blog

Diving off Roatan...

A travel blog entry by dan_gee

Well, just got back from my first dive off Roatan. Decided not to do the whole advanced course thing, so just did a quick refresher course and then did a boat dive around what is know as the 'lighthouse'. Was over a reef and the max we went down to was ...

Diving is fun, West End, Honduras travel blog

Diving is fun

A travel blog entry by bshorts

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... that once we were under water properly on the open water dives it was all actually easy enough once you just concentrate and relax. By the end we were really enjoying it so we did a couple of extra dives including to a wreck over 100 ft down. The water ...

Caye Caulker, Belize, Belize travel blog

Caye Caulker

A travel blog entry by markandemma

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We decided to head out to the Cayes for some gentle R and R. I suspected this would mean more Chinese food and doing very little.... on the whole I was right! Apart from heaps of yanks on spring breaks, the island was fabulous. There wasn't much to do ...

Good Bye to Island Life, West End, Honduras travel blog

Good Bye to Island Life

A travel blog entry by boatubia

... on islands now for over 6 weeks.  It was strange to think of being back on the mainland far from the water's edge.  However, we are travelers and it was time to move on back to mainland Honduras on our way to Copan - the mayan ruins in the ...

Learning to Dive in Paradise, West End, Honduras travel blog

Learning to Dive in Paradise

A travel blog entry by lindsaym

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... , everything! It was such a cool experience to be kneeling on the sand at 60ft and petting dolphins as they swam by!! Back in West End, I grabbed yet another Bale ado (Beef and Beans) for lunch and then took a desperately needed nap :) Got up and got ...

The Bay Islands - Utila, Utila, Honduras travel blog

The Bay Islands - Utila

A travel blog entry by andreandy

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... regret it. But now I know I can do it again another time. We ran into tons of Canadians. Most were only in honduras for 2 weeks. They bought really cheap flights... this gives me confidence that I can come back and do it another time.  So we ...

Adios Utila, Utila, Honduras travel blog

Adios Utila

A travel blog entry by pea

... fishes.  It is so beautiful down there, so peaceful except the sound of your breathing and exhaling air bubbles.    At the end of the course a day or two later I did the two free fun dives and therefore I now have 5 dives under my ...

Wow..., West End Roatan, Honduras travel blog

Wow...

A travel blog entry by wallsy

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... what she can do. Stunning creatures and it was amazing that she could comprehend and act on simple hand gestures and a whistle. Towards the end of that came the obligatory photos... The last and best part was the swim. We grabbed fins and a mask and were ...

Utila, Utila, Honduras travel blog

Utila

A travel blog entry by cjsceats

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We've spent a week at Utila, generally relaxing and diving with the occasional bout of socializing! Ben and I have both completed our Advanced Open Water diving certification, so we can now dive to 30 metres - sweet! In the process we managed to dive a ...

paradise, West End, Roatan, Honduras travel blog

paradise

A travel blog entry by frogger

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Hello again! Since our last entry, the fun, adventrue, and bliss has not waned.  We spent one more night in La Ceiba on the mainland where we took a little time to explore the city (pretty unremarkable,  but their markets are incredible--you ...

Facing fears, West End, Honduras travel blog

Facing fears

A travel blog entry by gscaldwell

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We are currently floating above pink cotton candy clouds on our way to Costa Rica after an eventful week and a half in Honduras. I have entitled this entry Facing Fears because that was the original title I came up with and I rarely make changes once an ...

Back to the sixties, West End Village, Roatan, Honduras travel blog

Back to the sixties

A travel blog entry by lizallen

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... were some hummingbirds.We also saw lots of parrots and toucans and HUGE butterflies at the Butterfly Park. Then it was off to West End Village which was a throwback to the sixties. Very laid back. Lovely beach and lots of backpackers there for the ...

It's Raining Mangos, West End, Honduras travel blog

It's Raining Mangos

A travel blog entry by boatubia

... to your hearts content in the 84 degree water loaded with exotic, colorful fish. For the next month we are living in a little cabin in West End, a small lazy beach town at (you guessed it) the west end of the island. After we picked up the keys from ...

Scuba Diving in Roatan on the Bay Islands, West End, Honduras travel blog

Scuba Diving in Roatan on the Bay Islands

A travel blog entry by garrettgetschow

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... , after our classes were over, playing Monopoly and card games. By the third day, we decided to take a forty-five minute jaunt to West Bay despite the rain, which is the even more touristy, and more expensive part of the island. West Bay is known as the ...

Whale Sharks!, West End, Honduras travel blog

Whale Sharks!

A travel blog entry by boatubia

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... .  Poof.  There went capitan Tito and the mighty seahorse not to the bottom of the sea but rather to a more brutal end - when reality hard hits imagination below the belt.  So sad.   The wreck was still really cool, but I will admit ...

From Ecuador to Honduras in 19 Easy Steps, West End, Honduras travel blog

From Ecuador to Honduras in 19 Easy Steps

A travel blog entry by boatubia

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How to get from Galapagos Islands, Ecuador to Roatan, Honduras in 19 Easy Steps 1) Back of Pick up truck to Isla Isabela Dock 2) Speed boat to Isla Santa Cruz 3) Taxi to Hostel and then to bus station 4) Bus to Isla Baltra ferryboat 5) Ferryboat ...

Roatan Island Day 1, Roatan Island, West End, Honduras travel blog

Roatan Island Day 1

A travel blog entry by blobby

Manged to get up and have a swim in the clear warm waters of Roatan. Went down for my first dive was just a pleasure dive, to make sure the instructors were happy. We managed to find someone to take us wakeboarding and waterskiiing as the sun set. So ...

Roatan Island, West End, Honduras travel blog

Roatan Island

A travel blog entry by tphilip75

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... paradise!!! It took a day and a half to get from Copan to Roatan, but it was worth it! We stayed in the town of West End in lovely little cottages with hammocks out the front and sea views. Unfortunately there is no beach where we are, just jagged old ...

More about Roatan, West End, Roatan, Honduras travel blog

More about Roatan

A travel blog entry by jenbenz

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... can easily pay $10-12 for a not-so-good meal or $13-15 for a really amazing meal at Lighthouse, the best restaurant in West End. But, diving is amazing reasonable -- about $20-25 per dive, including all equipment. I've been here "solo" for a few days ...

Island Paradise, West End, Honduras travel blog

Island Paradise

A travel blog entry by josiejojo

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... and the second largest worldwide after Australia's Great Barrier Reef. It has become an important cruise ship and scuba diving destination in Honduras.For many years the island was a hidden gem, with some of the most beautiful white beaches and the best ...

Sorted...ish, West End Roatan, Honduras travel blog

Sorted...ish

A travel blog entry by wallsy

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... out the financial Espanol, got the card, got a cash advance at the bank next door, found the little bus again, got back to West End, got a cold beer... game over. Given that that was "great suucesss" I thought I'd go spend some money, so went diving. I ...

This'll be good..., West End Roatan, Honduras travel blog

This'll be good...

A travel blog entry by wallsy

... the mainland. The weather was shit and we motored the whole way, but it was still a bitta fun. I found somewhere to stay in West End and first impressions are good. It seems pretty chilled and the people aren't in such a mad rush to get everywhere... the ...

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