Hotel Casa Aroma de Cafe
Travel Blogs from San Pedro Sula
... fairly reasonable hotel which will take us back to the bus station in the morning. We went for a walk to find a supermarket and ended up finding what could have been any shopping mall anywhere in the world. Zara, Payless Shoes, Adidas, etc. No supermarket though. We provided the locals with some amusement. Everywhere we went eyes were following us. Out in the streets we are subject to a greeting from each male we pass, some friendlier than others. It seems to be a ...
... Anyways, we're all piled in, life jackets on, ready for the four hour boat ride to Honduras, putting us into Puerto Cortez for 2pm ish.
We leave the river mouth and begin our travels into the ocean ... and then get stuck on a sand bar. Not a bad start, we were only stuck there for 5 minutes until a bigger swell came in and the crew members gave the boat a little push here and pull there and off we went . Since the boat was a little heavy and the water was a little ...
... hour bus ride, a night in a petrol station and a twelve hour bus ride. Eventually we hope to make it to our destination alive and in one piece.
The travel passes pretty well without major incident. Staying awake all night in a petrol station is an interesting experience. An odd collection of locals glare at our merry band with a mixture of ...
... he was ever robbed before in this town and he replied " yes, by gunpoint and knifepoint". He said just give them your stuff, it's not worth it because they will shoot or stab you.
Well, Vic and I did decided to go out for a bit and see for ourselves....it was dark out....and we only made it a few blocks before Vic said he felt like he was in a Mad Max movie! People were cooking in tire rims ...
... families and over seas too. We are hoping to raise enough money to paint the school, inside and out. It is badly needed to attract new families to the school. March will see the welsh Eisteddford come to Honduras. Musa keeps calling it the geek olympics. hmph. And along with the Eisteddford we are going to introduce "houses" into the school, much like in Harry Potter!
More updates soon...
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- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Free parking