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Travel Blogs from Roatan
... clarify we ported on an island called Roatan, not the mainland, which is far more dangerous due to the drug cartels. Those who want to leave Mahogany Bay are mostly left to their own devices and cautioned. Leaving the port was nothing short of scary, but the provider I had lined up gave explicit instructions, so we had to have a bit of faith.
Very quickly we spotted our tour provider, South Shore Zipline, and were driven to the west ...
... back up all his ******** Mayan history because it was 'in the movie’.
Eduardo’s English wasn’t perfect and it was hard to tell if he actually knew when he said inappropriate things. When he saw us getting a kick out of it he merrily continued on, telling all his fictitious stories in explicit detail. He was definitely more of ...
So Utila then… I knew pretty much exactly what I was walking into before I arrived! When going up to the Bay Islands, north of Honduras for Scuba Diving, you essentially have two options; Roatan and Utila.
Utila is the backpacker/party island, Roatan is the more civilised older crowd. Normally I would have been tempted by Roatan, but when I say older, civilised crowd I actually mean resorts and rich, annoying American's so Utila it was!
First was getting the ...
... the keys back the owner, along with the hired bike (which we hadn’t paid anything for). Once the deed was done, it was time to get the f*ck out of there!
Using the lonely planet guides that we had on us, we narrowed down some other places to stay, but on our way there, we passed a place called ‘The Pirate Den’. Amanda ran inside to enquire whilst we all waited inside the car. Amanda’s hardcore bargaining got the price down $10 ...
... were 3 ships! Just as we got out of the taxi I heard the ship’s horn go off and sure enough the ship was pulling out as the passengers were all on the top deck. Sorry, no duty free shopping!
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center