Travel Blogs from Roatan, Honduras

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Beautiful Island, Roatan, Honduras travel blog

Beautiful Island

A travel blog entry by jusnow

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... a taxi ($2 per person) to Coxen Hole to take a look at the main town, more so than we had when we entered Roatan.  It is a busy town with lots of vendors lining the streets often in rather crude settings.  Entering a typical clothing business, ...

Bay Islands, Honduras, Bay Islands, Honduras travel blog

Bay Islands, Honduras

A travel blog entry by salsals

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Having flown to San Pedro Sula and spending a night, I headed over to the Bay Islands.  So hot and humid!  No sooner had I got off the boat and found a place to stay, I ran straight into Aidan, one of the irish guys we spent the last month in ...

Under the Sea, Roatan, Honduras travel blog

Under the Sea

A travel blog entry by pablo_salma

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... ;Vomit Comet’. The name pretty much explains itself. This ferry is the only way to reach the islands from mainland Honduras and is notorious for crossing turbulent waters. We’d read a few things online but the alarm bells started ringing when ...

pics from Copan Ruinas, Roatan, Honduras travel blog

pics from Copan Ruinas

A travel blog entry by lorryb

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putting up a few pics from Copan, will depend on the connection how many I get ...

goin' to da island..., Utila, Bay Islands, Honduras travel blog

goin' to da island...

A travel blog entry by rubyfunk

* see pics on... www.rubyfunk.shutterfly.com I maneuvered myself onto a local bus the next day for the trip to La Ceiba and boiled my way across the North Coast for three hours, then fell out the bus and into a rattle of a taxi which finally deposited ...

Honduras, Roatan, Honduras travel blog

Honduras

A travel blog entry by kim_puravida

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We left Antigua and headed to our next country on the list, Honduras. A country with possibly an even worse reputation than Mexico in terms of violence and danger. All which is easily forgotten as we drove through the mountains on the winding roads, where ...

Roatan - week 2, Brick Bay, Honduras travel blog

Roatan - week 2

A travel blog entry by beneches

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This week we spent our time at Turquoise Bay. This is the bigger of the two dive centres. It has 3 large boats and a few small ones and can accommodate about 45 customers. I have added a photo of Turquoise Bay as you drive down to it. Sunday ...

Swimming with the Fishes, Utila, Honduras travel blog

Swimming with the Fishes

A travel blog entry by tadbrad

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The internet here is having issues.  Its all dial-up at the moment. Sorry for the short entry but I can't be bothered to sit here for 2 hours.  Its too nice outside!  Utlia is beautiful. Much like Caye Caulker but ...

Snorkeling y dinner on the dock, Sandy Bay, Honduras travel blog

Snorkeling y dinner on the dock

A travel blog entry by slougeay

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We had a mellow day.  Still trying to recover from our travel time and crazy night. We spent a few hours swimming and snorkeling at Half Moon Bay, a beautiful beach just a few minutes from our house.  The girls had a great time checking out the ...

Kayaking, Snorkeling & Sundowners, Sandy Bay, Honduras travel blog

Kayaking, Snorkeling & Sundowners

A travel blog entry by slougeay

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Today we stuck around the house for most of the day.  We took our 2 kayaks out from our dock to do a little snorkeling.  We saw some pretty fish, but had a hard time getting good pics of them.  It was a little windy which made for tougher ...

Roatan - week 4 & 5, Brick Bay, Honduras travel blog

Roatan - week 4 & 5

A travel blog entry by beneches

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This entry will be for the last two weeks, mainly because not a great deal has happened to write about. Also I've been pretty lazy in writing this! lol. Last week I helped out with my first Open Water students which was a good experience. They were all ...

Overnight to West Bay, West Bay, Honduras travel blog

Overnight to West Bay

A travel blog entry by slougeay

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Today we took an overnight excursion to Infinity Bay at West Bay.  A beach we have been to a few times so far.  There is a very nice resort there and we had previously asked if we could use the pool if we had lunch there.  The answer was ...

Swimming with the Dolphins, Utila, Honduras travel blog

Swimming with the Dolphins

A travel blog entry by walkabout

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I've always thought about it, but didn't think I would ever do it. Swimming with dolphins usually entails paying a lot of money and then jumping into a pool or confined area with several other people and a few dolphins. And in my messed up, sometimes ...

A Fun-Filled Night!, Roatan, Honduras travel blog

A Fun-Filled Night!

A travel blog entry by slougeay

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We had planned a big night, so we spent the morning our house kayaking and playing on the dock. We had planned on going to West Bay Beach around 3 pm to spend the afternoon and evening.  A restaurant there has a great happy hour, live music, crab ...

My Christmas Present to You, Roatan, Honduras travel blog

My Christmas Present to You

A travel blog entry by gennyca

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... from the UK), and I had just finished a fun filled day of shopping in Coxen Hole. I've told you before that shopping on Roatan can be an adventure unlike any shopping excursion in North America. Our day was a success for me - I found fresh strawberries, ...

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 ...

The First Breath..., Utila, Honduras travel blog

The First Breath...

A travel blog entry by chrismyers

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... year.  It had been several months since a Whale Shark had been sighted, except the week before we arrived in Honduras, they were spotted.  The boat rounded the southwest corner of the island, before trekking through deeper waters.  We ...

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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... , transporting passengers and small packages between the islands.  We reserved our spots with Vern prior to leaving for Honduras via a small deposit made through Paypal.  Our other option would be to take the faster National Ferries from Roatan ...

Caribbean Island sun on Utila...yeah right!, Utila, Honduras travel blog

Caribbean Island sun on Utila...yeah right!

A travel blog entry by martinmcnally

So the afternoon of the rafting (dates are wrong I know) we took the Utila Princess II from La Ceiba to the Caribbean Island of Utila...and itīs beautiful (the locals are of English decent and all obviously speak English, more of a Caribbean drawl than ...

Desperate for a kitchen, Utila, Honduras travel blog

Desperate for a kitchen

A travel blog entry by walkabout

... were good (and the oatmeal wasn't even of the instant variety). So, you can send my house warming presents to Megan Whitehill Roses Inn and Apartments, Room #3 Utila, Honduras Central America Just make sure they get here before next ...

Footloose and fancy free, Roatan, Honduras travel blog

Footloose and fancy free

A travel blog entry by travelin_rpcvs

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Our flight takes us direct from Newark, NJ on Continental Airlines.  As we step off the airplane, we are greeted by a sweet stickiness in the air, followed by a compelling over-ripeness waiting in a crowded immigration room with a hundred other ...

rain rain rain, Roatan, Honduras travel blog

rain rain rain

A travel blog entry by lorryb

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... to Nicaragua or ?  It takes about 3 days to get there by various buses,  can't even fly as there are no direct flights from Honduras to Nic.  If the sun ever comes out, I'll take a few pics of the area and post them later.  ttys - L ...

Antibiotics, Palmetto Bay, boat ride to the beach, Roatan, Honduras travel blog

Antibiotics, Palmetto Bay, boat ride to the beach

A travel blog entry by slougeay

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For the 3rd year in a row I (Suz) have gotton a UTI (Urinary Tract Infection) while out of town (but not once in the US).  I now learned that it may be caused by the water or maybe slight dehydration.  Another american (that we met at the beach ...

Roatan - week 1, Brick Bay, Honduras travel blog

Roatan - week 1

A travel blog entry by beneches

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... scored!When some of the supporters found out Simon was Canadian they stuck a Honduran flag on his head! The final result was 8-1 to Honduras.  After Wednesday the weather picked up and we managed to get in 3 dives a day. :-)I've been doing fun dives ...

Roatan, Roatan, Honduras travel blog

Roatan

A travel blog entry by ccchrissie

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10L & half an hour on the bus from the central plaza to the pier for the ferry - apparently there are no longer any colectivo taxis to get there. It drops you just outside the pier entrance, only about 2 mins walk to the terminal. Hand ...

Peace Rally on Roatan, Roatan, Honduras travel blog

Peace Rally on Roatan

A travel blog entry by gennyca

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I attended my first ever Peace Rally yesterday (July 3, 2009). We want the world to see that we support the Honduran Government; including the interm President, Micheletti. The opportunity for REAL DEMOCRACY and PEACE came to life with their actions. ...

Roatan, Roatan, Honduras travel blog

Roatan

A travel blog entry by rlarose

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Visiting ...

The Hover, Baleadas, and A Whale Shark Lecture, Utila, Honduras travel blog

The Hover, Baleadas, and A Whale Shark Lecture

A travel blog entry by chrismyers

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We awoke early to the sound of Chad leaving the apartment to set up for our second confined water dive off of the BICD dock 12 feet down.  We arrived at BICD and practiced putting together our kits several times under Kori's watchful eye.  Once ...

Trip Home, First Bight, Honduras travel blog

Trip Home

A travel blog entry by slougeay

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Checking out, getting to the airport, and returning our car were quite easy and uneventful (in a good way).  We took a short flight (maybe 1 1/2 hours) to El Salvador, which looked very green and lush (at least from the big windows).  During ...

The Roatan Arrival, Roatan, Honduras travel blog

The Roatan Arrival

A travel blog entry by chrismyers

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... and blue ocean for two and a half hours we approached The Island of Roatan. Situated 35 miles north of mainland Honduras, the approach to Roatan's single runway airport gave us an aerial view of the popular West End and West Bay areas we would be ...

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