Travel Blogs from La Ceiba
... But aside from the security factor, other perks to our location include proximity to a golf club, pool, and western style mall. This mall has a grocery, department stores, and banks where we donŽt have to worry about strange things happening with our accounts. ThereŽs also an Applebee’s and a Subway, so weŽll eat fresh. After our time with Arturo yesterday, we met up with some friends and went to the beach. It was a bit out of town and it ...
Our trip to Honduras was not going to be an easy trek, but we were prepared for the long travel days (and looking forward to the stamps we would get on our passports. For some reason, this is always so exciting…why?!) We left San Jose at 12 p.m. on our air conditioned, luxury coach bus ready for 10 hours on the bus to our first stop – Mangua, Nicaragua.
I spent most of the time on the bus sleeping. The bus had TVs ...
... be just passing through. We visit the central square and then eat lunch before heading to our next destination.
Lancetilla Botanical Park is one of my favorite stops on this tour thus far. There is an outdoor theatre in a grove of bamboo plants, and bamboo tunnel, a huge variety of trees, some of which are poisonous, and even some coca plants so we can see where all the trouble is starting from! We ...
... Tela which seemed to be a typical Honduran town, people selling fruit or shoes or anything really on the street, music playing loud out of every street side door, crazy drivers including ours but he did get us there safely! This hotel was just like the picture perched on top of the only hill in town overlooking the sea and built right in the trees. Not a bad place to spend Christmas! We even got a turkey Christmas dinner there which at first ...
... you get your cruising permit when you do. Otherwise La Ceiba
will cost around $500. Utila is totally free.
Anyway we are on the Hard here now and
the place is not pretty, but is very good for what we need, a shipyard
to haul and do work. I can fully recommend it.
Sadly the weather gods are giving us a hard time. Tropical low has pounded us with
torrential rain, flooding etc so we are so far behind.
We are finally ...
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility