Travel Blogs from Roatan, Honduras

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sharks and other marine life, roatan, Honduras travel blog

sharks and other marine life

A travel blog entry by andrewp

Roatan is a nice place to dive because it is relitively cheap and most of the diving is done not that far from shore so no long boat rides to get to where you are diving.  The first couple of dives were about 100m off shore and we were in and out of ...

Canada Day the Island way!, Roatan, Honduras travel blog

Canada Day the Island way!

A travel blog entry by nick-heather5

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... and COLD AC, a smooth ride all the way to La Ceiba. It wasn't until we got there and got on the Galaxy Wave boat to Roatan that our seemingly easy travel day took a serious down turn (well, at least for me and 90% of the other passengers). After a two ...

More Diving, Roatan Island, Honduras travel blog

More Diving

A travel blog entry by jessandross

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... was pretty cool. Overall it was reasonably shallow at about 12m for the most part. We saw three turtles - one really closely. We departed Roatan at lunchtime which is all in the next blog. Main point of this blog is just to add extra diving photos of the ...

Oct 28, 2012, Roatan, Honduras travel blog

Oct 28, 2012

A travel blog entry by truetraveler19

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The wilds of Honduras, Roatan, Honduras travel blog

The wilds of Honduras

A travel blog entry by odysseynights

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One of exotic places I've been is in Roatan,Honduras while in the Norwegain Dream. This is where i got tanned because every day off, me and the girls would bask in the ...

The Bird Sanctuary, Copan, Roatan, Honduras travel blog

The Bird Sanctuary, Copan

A travel blog entry by gennyca

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The Sanctuary was started by a gentleman from the United States. It was a beautiful stroll along paths with native plants and a winding stream running beside. The birds are all native to Central America and have either been rescued or turned in ...

East End, Roatan, Roatan, Honduras travel blog

East End, Roatan

A travel blog entry by fnasse

Diving has got expensive here lately... Story on ...

Roatan, Roatan, Honduras travel blog

Roatan

A travel blog entry by michelleyeager

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Roatan is the largest island of Honduras' Bay Islands and it is situated 50 miles from Honduras between Utilia and Guanaja. Our stay in Roatan lasted roughly a day, but we saw quite a bit of the island. Our first stop was at Gumbalimba Park, where I made ...

First port - Roatan, Roatan, Honduras travel blog

First port - Roatan

A travel blog entry by ronmystyk

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... on day 19 of the cruise. We tried our luck in the casino, but the luck was bad on this night. Day 3 - Roatan, Honduras In Roatan we took a Victor Bodden Best of Roatan tour that was very enjoyable. I'll let the pictures tell the story. ...

We Two Kings of Reef-Riding Baaa!..., West End, Honduras travel blog

We Two Kings of Reef-Riding Baaa!...

A travel blog entry by alberto66

... . We ended up scoffing down a meat taco from a guy on the side of the road. Mmmm.  Apparently parties start late on Roatan, so we headed to the floating bar of wonder once again, in search of inspiration, and a smiley happy face to rejoice with. ...

Day 68: Final Rescue Test, Utila, Honduras travel blog

Day 68: Final Rescue Test

A travel blog entry by holliem

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I was up early again this morning. I had to be at UDC at 10am to do my exam. I was quite anxious and nervous. Not because I thought I didn't know my stuff but because I always feel nervous when getting tested on anything. So I made it to the dive shop ...

The Carribean, Roatan, Honduras travel blog

The Carribean

A travel blog entry by davethyom

Roatan is a Caribbean Island of Honduras which is a very popular island for tourists. Whilst we were there we were there in low season so it wasn't very busy which meant we mainly had the beach to ourselves. We stayed in a place called Westend which was a ...

Bay Islands, Roatan, Honduras travel blog

Bay Islands

A travel blog entry by chrislewis7

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... speak English a big change from the mainland. I book up 2 days diving, 3 dives a day out on the reef. We're told Roatan is the largest of eight islands that are collectively known as Las Islas de la Bahia (Bay Islands). To me it's brilliant clear blue ...

Making friends, Roatan, Honduras travel blog

Making friends

A travel blog entry by d-n

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... understand the point of visiting such an amazing island and then secluding yourself to a corner while missing out on all the wonders Roatan has to offer.   One of the resorts we came upon, Parrot Bay, we acted as if we were staying there ...

Roatan Sucks, Roatan, Honduras travel blog

Roatan Sucks

A travel blog entry by gregellis72

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... want to do the shark dive in May.  Utila is much cheaper, but I'm sure I'll discover it's shortcomings soon.  I leave Roatan tomorrow, and won't miss it. On a positive note, I finally got narc'd at deep depths while diving a wreck ...

Day #11, Roatan, Honduras travel blog

Day #11

A travel blog entry by cprybyl

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... It doesn't seem like it's possible, but half of my class is over now. I still have ten more days to enjoy here in Roatan! Today, another storm front came in. However, this still hasn't stopped us from diving. We did two dives today and practiced doing ...

Where the Heck is Roatan?, Island Of Roatan, Honduras travel blog

Where the Heck is Roatan?

A travel blog entry by txherrins

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... trails along the way!    English is the main language on Roatan. Interesting since Spanish is spoken in mainland Honduras! Roatan Island is approximately 48 miles long and 4 miles wide. It is the largest of the Honduras Bay ...

My first day off..., Roatan, Honduras travel blog

My first day off...

A travel blog entry by mdaniel3

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I woke up early feeling the effects of lasts night beers, and decided rather than role over a catch a few more sweaty hours of sleep i would go for a little bit of exploring.  No one else was up in the house yet so I just grabbed some water and ...

Honduras, Roatan, Honduras travel blog

Honduras

A travel blog entry by neuromon

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Last-minute trip came together to hit Roatan. got stuck overnight in La Ceiba on the mainland, because there were no night-time landing lights on the dirt strip in Roatan. plane was late landing at San Pedro Sula. the airline put us up in La Ceiba for the ...

Island sightseeing and beach, Roatan, Honduras travel blog

Island sightseeing and beach

A travel blog entry by cblake3493

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... ; Roatan means "beautiful women."  There are about 75,000 residents, and it is 36 miles from the mainland of HondurasHonduras has about 8 million people and consists of 8 islands.  The main source of income is from tourism, then fishing, ...

Las Islas Bahias, Roatan (West End), Honduras travel blog

Las Islas Bahias

A travel blog entry by didoblot

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... in Placencia. However things have not turned out that way...as you can tell by the fact that I'm in the Bay Islands off Honduras. I left Caye Caulker (boo hoo!) and went to Dangriga which was a really expensive dump (sorry to anybody who lives there) and ...

ˇFeliz Navidad!, West End, Honduras travel blog

ˇFeliz Navidad!

A travel blog entry by didoblot

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Hey chaps! Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! I'm still here in Roatan and maybe some of you (who indulge in Schadenfreude) will be pleased to know that the weather over the last four days has been cack. Think monsoon season in Sheffield (ooh, thats a ...

Happy New Year!, West End, Honduras travel blog

Happy New Year!

A travel blog entry by didoblot

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... same time. Then I'll head to Copan to see the ruins, after that I think I'll head to Nicaragua. I may see some more places in Honduras but I'm not sure now...I'll decide as I go. I frickin' love this travelling lark, I can wake up when I want, I don't ...

Time to taste the Honduran coffee, Roatan, Honduras travel blog

Time to taste the Honduran coffee

A travel blog entry by killiantravel

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Preparando todo, Roatan, Honduras travel blog

Preparando todo

A travel blog entry by mariel0906

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Todo el dia empacando y comprando las ultimas cosas mas 3 horas en el trafico loco y ya no aguanto el dolor de cabeza! Ahorita es cuando empiezo a cruzar cables y siento que algo importante no empaque pero no se me viene que !!!! Dos maletas repletas ...

Roatan at last, Roatan, Honduras travel blog

Roatan at last

A travel blog entry by ahartry

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... , then boarded the shuttle for the airport. Kyla had her Global Entry appointment, and we had coffee in the club. Our flight to Roatan was on-time. Immigration was slow, but we were first off our plane (behind another plane, but never mind). (Paul, Pas, ...

More relaxing, Roatan, Honduras travel blog

More relaxing

A travel blog entry by ahartry

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We slept in late … I woke up at 5:30am but decided to try to go back to sleep. Slept until about 10am, which was so, so nice. We had coffee while watching the Rose Parade, then breakfast, then watched a little football. Around 2pm, we decided to go ...

Roatan- West End, Roatan, Honduras travel blog

Roatan- West End

A travel blog entry by djcynic

... to the edge of the reef. We saw a manaray, lobsters, huge conchs and of course lots of colorful fish. This is what you do on Roatan. Snorkel, dive, and drink, it is one of the best coral reefs in the world and I think I agree.. as it is so nice and ...

Aufbruchsstimmung, Roatan, Honduras travel blog

Aufbruchsstimmung

A travel blog entry by jann_und_franzi

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Wir sind gerade aus dem Wasser gekommen und unsere Sachen sind gepackt fuer morgen..dann gehts ab in die Haupstadt und von da direkt nach Leon/Nicaragua. Vorher gibts aber noch ein Abschlussbierchen mit Franzis Scuba Dive Instructor Michaela aus ...

Fun in the sun!, West End, Honduras travel blog

Fun in the sun!

A travel blog entry by allieadventures

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Hello from sunny West End on Roatan! I arrived down here fine. I had a short hour layover in El Salvador and even that short layover reminded how laid back central America is compared to NY. So after two plane rides I landed in the Bay Islands. ...

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