Hotel Plaza San Martin
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- Banquet room
- Non-smoking rooms
- Breakfast Available
- Non-smoking hotel
- Free airport shuttle
- Conference facilities
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... is a most difficult city to get around as it is literally a bunch of mountain villages joined into a large modern city, with few roads that go straight for any distance, Everything is up and down and around small mountains, probably following rural paths of many years before. So Melo did get somewhat lost but a phone call got us back on track and we arrived on time.
The "meeting" actually did not begin until 2 pm. but was proceeded by a most marvellous ...
... somehow early in the morning had made "balleadas" for people. (Balleadas are considered to be somewhat of a treat - basically flat crepe like pancakes with refried black beans and cheese. One of the organizers of the "plantón¨ was Dunia Perez from ERIC/RP. By noon the protest was winding down and the banners and equipment were being gathered up for the return north to El Progreso. Melo and I however remained in Tegucigalpa as Melo had some meetings to attend. I was ...
... and paid the fare. The taxi driver had waited as it was an easy fare for him (230L for the return trip from Palmira Colinia district - about £7).
Back at the hostel, the receptionist googled me a map showing the walking route to the old city centre. I used it to get there which probably took twenty minutes, first along Avenida Gutemberg and returning via Avenida Miguel Cervantes. Near the cathedral is a short pedestrianised zone which has an unfeasibly ...
... amazed at the number of pigeons perched on and flying around the front of the church. Since the church was under construction from about 1732 until 1815, I guess the pigeons had plenty of time to find the spot! A small boy in the middle of dozens of pigeons in the plaza mesmerized many of us in the tour group. The pigeons focused on him because of the bird feed he threw to them.
Several small shops selling a multitude of items ring ...
... be cautious. The lady at the burger joint handed me the change for my 500 Limpiara bill (~$20) cautiously wrapped in a napkin and warned me not to flash it around, while the lady in our guesthouse warned us not to walk around after dark anywhere except the short stretch of road between the guesthouse and the two big hotels about 200 meters away. Maybe it's just paranoia, but it is contagious and so we found ourselves overly cautious most of ...