Travel Blogs from Roatan, Honduras

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Caribbean paradise, Sandy Bay, Honduras travel blog

Caribbean paradise

A travel blog entry by mark_kate

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Through Couch Surfing on the internet we managed to find a good deal to spend two weeks on a Caribbean island. We rented a small flat in a house owned by Mel, a Canadian, that was in Sandy Bay, a small local's village on the island. The apartment was ...

Shark Dive - NO Joshin', Coxen Hole, Honduras travel blog

Shark Dive - NO Joshin'

A travel blog entry by boatubia

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July 19, 2007 No not the docile plankton-eating mamsy pamsy Whale Sharks.  We are talking the real deal.  Carribbean Reefs.   Carnivores.  Blood Lovers. This species is not the most dangerous kid on the shark block and ...

Hole In the Wall restaurant, First Bight, Honduras travel blog

Hole In the Wall restaurant

A travel blog entry by slougeay

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We had planned on going to this restaurant since the day we got here and are finally making (with only 2 days left on our trip).  We had originally planned to go by boat with our neighbor Mike, but each time he said the weather on the other side was ...

Pirate Island... Colombian Cartel Island, Sandy Bay, Honduras travel blog

Pirate Island... Colombian Cartel Island

A travel blog entry by slougeay

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... . Machine Guns were everywhere.  The "officers" at the road block were trying to match a photo of a guy that stole cocaine from them.  Obviously, it was the Cartel that blocked the road. Roatan IS the wild west with a stubborn culture. ...

The Wedding, Roatan, Honduras travel blog

The Wedding

A travel blog entry by gennyca

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... gifts received from all of you - Thank you. We certainly didn't make it easy for you knowing that we would be leaving for Honduras soon after the wedding. From Bingaman's we drove to a beautiful bed & breakfast in Guelph were we would stay one night ...

On to Roatan, Roatan, Honduras travel blog

On to Roatan

A travel blog entry by jusnow

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... some local fisherman.  It was good to get back into salt water.  Early the next morning—7 a.m.--we set out for Roatan, Honduras.  We motored as there was no wind arriving at 11 a.m. On Thursday, May 19th.  We anchored in Coxen ...

more and more diving, Utila, Honduras travel blog

more and more diving

A travel blog entry by nealevans

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of brian and katerina.......of diving,,,,really diving........of sleeping on the dock of the bay. and of that baracuda taking that parrot fish.................and a turle to start and a little seahorse to complete the hour and of arriving with a ...

A great week in Roatan., Roatan, Honduras travel blog

A great week in Roatan.

A travel blog entry by aero142

I spent the past week in Roatan.  I arrived slightly late and in desperation to find a place to stay, I paid too much for what was actually a very nice room.  I compounded it by getting comfortable and staying there the rest of the time.  ...

We are Home, Roatan, Honduras travel blog

We are Home

A travel blog entry by gennyca

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Hello All! Just a quick note to let you all know that Dave and I are back on Roatan...enjoying the beautiful weather and setting up our new home. We returned 2 days after the wedding and we have been busy working and we are now in our own place. ...

So ist es in der Karibik, Roatan, Honduras travel blog

So ist es in der Karibik

A travel blog entry by toroamarillo

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Roatan ist die Insel, auf der wir im Moment sind. Allerdings ist unser Haus nicht dirket auf der Hauptinsel, sondern auf einer kleinen, vorgelagerten Insel direkt am Riff. Man kann hier nur mit dem Boot hin (Wassertaxi). Die kleine Insel besteht aus ca. ...

THE UGLIEST AMERICAN: Cock, Stalk,and Peril, Roatan, Honduras travel blog

THE UGLIEST AMERICAN: Cock, Stalk,and Peril

A travel blog entry by theuglyamerican

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... , but I'm pretty flocking far from HA HA LAND right now. There may be cock punching in my future. On a final note, Roatan is legendary for an infestation of sand flies that are vicious and everywhere. I am already covered in bites. Oh well, I ...

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

Wow...

A travel blog entry by wallsy

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Rather than hangin' around hoping a bunch of dolphins might show up on the doorstep one day, I decided to fork out the cash and go to them. They take groups of up to 32... we got lucky and only had 4! First up was the good ol' disclaimer, which read ...

One fish two fish red fish blue fish, Roatan, Honduras travel blog

One fish two fish red fish blue fish

A travel blog entry by travelin_rpcvs

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Safe to say, this is some of the best snorkeling and diving we have ever done.  Our amateur photos and unsophisticated equipment will not do it justice.  We saw fish that we had not ever seen in aquariums.  A barracuda swims alongside us ...

On the move, Utila, Honduras travel blog

On the move

A travel blog entry by wallsy

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... . Adios Jewel Cay. Miss Kary (the boat) gave us a lift back to Utila, I settled the bill (which wasn't ludicrous) and found somewhere to stay. Tomorrow's plan is Roatan, with the help of Captain Vern and his 40 foot cat... as in the boat, not the feline. ...

Day and Night, Roatan, Honduras travel blog

Day and Night

A travel blog entry by gennyca

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Hi Everyone, By day the amazing Hummingbirds draw sugar water from the feeder I have hung on my porch. By night--the bats swoop in to get their share. Click on the pictures to get a closer look. I really want to share all the beauty of the world I now ...

Crikey!, Utila, Honduras travel blog

Crikey!

A travel blog entry by wallsy

I reckon today was the first day I had an actual thought process... it was slightly less hot and I also managed to get some shut-eye last night. I'm gettin' into the swing o' things now too... haven't worn footwear or a t-shirt for some time. I'm workin' ...

Honduras, Utila, Honduras travel blog

Honduras

A travel blog entry by abbien

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... how amazing it was or how much fun Utila is, so you may all have to go and try it yourself. OK well thats it for Honduras, I am in Nicaragua at the moment, so I will have more for you all shortly. OK love to you all and keep smiling!!! Love ...

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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... possibly for good).  Dogs are welcome everywhere!!!  Grocery stores, restaurants, bars, etc--no board of health on Roatan.  No Alcohol Control Board either--an eight year old (+/-) served us our first cervezas yesterday.  We absolutely ...

Peddleboats, dinner in the dark, Sandy Bay, Honduras travel blog

Peddleboats, dinner in the dark

A travel blog entry by slougeay

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Today we had another mellow day at the beach.  We went to the same beach we have gone to a ton of times, but decided to do something a little different.  We started at the opposite side of the 1-mile stretch of sand and rented a peddleboat. ...

last day in Roatan, Roatan, Honduras travel blog

last day in Roatan

A travel blog entry by lorryb

... national park  near La Ceiba. Sorry, between the rain and my cold i never got around to getting hardly any pics of Roatan...is a typical island in paradise..lots of palm trees, white sand,  frio cervezas, same old, same old.. ...

Island Life, Roatan, Honduras travel blog

Island Life

A travel blog entry by katbromhall

... in the boat was struggling to get us anywhere! Another early start and long travel day took us to Tegucigalpa, the capital of Honduras. GAP tours only stop here as it is pretty much impossible to get from Roatan to Granada in one day. Large and chaotic, ...

Roatan - Week 3, Brick Bay, Honduras travel blog

Roatan - Week 3

A travel blog entry by beneches

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Sunday we were back at Turquoise to finish off the last section of the Rescue course.  Monday was our last day at Turquoise Bay. We started our Dive Master course and went to the doctors to get our medical forms signed. I had to get some items from ...

Honduras and the Bay Islands, Roatan, Honduras travel blog

Honduras and the Bay Islands

A travel blog entry by quickroute

We headed north from San Salvador and eventually reached La Ceiba in Honduras which is the jumping off point for the Bay Islands. We had a bit of hassle getting local money (Lempiras) as the first 5 ATM's said "No - No No!" - but finally number 6 ...

Utila, Utila, Honduras travel blog

Utila

A travel blog entry by dstears

Utila ...

Dirty Old Town, Roatan, Honduras travel blog

Dirty Old Town

A travel blog entry by grumpytraveller

... a couple of English girls and headed to the main resort area of West End, where I intended to spend the next week diving. Roatan, Honduras, 17th - 25th June, 2007 Roatan, and West End in particular, reminds me a lot of Ko Tao in Thailand; tiny ...

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 ...

They Did It!, Roatan, Honduras travel blog

They Did It!

A travel blog entry by gennyca

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... gone so far...I am not worried anymore. Sure enough, the sky's clear, the sun is bright and a gentle breeze is blowing. The only typical Roatan event is that the power went out just before we head to the beach. (poor Dave had to go for a swim in the ...

Rainy and cold Caribbean Island, Roatan, Honduras travel blog

Rainy and cold Caribbean Island

A travel blog entry by dirkmarta

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Advanced diving at Roatan, Roatan, Honduras travel blog

Advanced diving at Roatan

A travel blog entry by yorkieandloxy

... advanced course on the second day and this involved two dives, comprising a deep dive to 30m and a navigation dive. The reef on Roatan is literally a 5 minute boat ride from the shore, which is a big advantage over diving on Utila, where most dive sites ...

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