Hotel El Estadio
Travel Blogs from La Ceiba
I left Rio Dulce at 10am on Sunday on a bus to San Pedro Sula. The journey was pretty uneventful. Crossed the border pretty easily and made it San Pedro Sula at about 2:30pm. This gave me enough time to catch another bus to La Ceiba.
Got La Ceiba at about 6pm. By this time it was already dark but fortunately I had done some homework the …
... to be settled for at least the next ten days.
I got another little explore in this afternoon and managed to stray well off the beaten track into the hillier area behind my apartment. According to something I'd read in a magazine the cave system up there was a favourite hiding place for pirates loot. I found one cave, full of bats and without a single stray piece of eight but I did come across an iguana, or rather he startled me out of a day dream and ...
... with the pretext that he was trying to escape.
The prison has seen violence before. In 2003, 68 prisoners were burned to death in what officially was an accidental fire. The unofficial opinion is that the prisoners were locked into an area, as they were troublesome members of the Mara street gang, that gasoline was poured into the cell area and the accidental fire occurred. Other prison fires have claimed even more lives in Honduran prisons, so ...
... for me when I get back to Australia. The boat ride back was about 35 minutes which I spent bundling up my equipment. Once we were back at the dock, we washed our gear and I went to shower & pack my gear. I checked out of Mangoe Inn, I walked with all my stuff to Iker's and left it at his place so I could go straight to the Ferry in the morning. Iker wasn't home so I left my gear with Taylor and headed to the dive shop to find Iker, We then went and had pizza at ...
It was up early this morning as I hadn't made as much progress yesterday as I wanted to due to sleeping in. So I was at the bus stop at 6:30 am and was shown on to the bus immediately. The driver informed me it would be 6 hours to San Pedro Sur and I estimated another 3 to La Ceiba, which meant I wouldn't make the 4pm ferry to UTILA. I was the only person on the bus, I decided to start reading to pass the time. After about 20-30 mins as more passengers had ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet