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TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Mango Tela
Hit a free upgrade! Awesome pool but had no real common room or no kitchen facilities!
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... we were equipped with a life jacket, a helmet and a paddle. Then we were invited to hop in the same vintage yellow jeep that took us further up the river. We reached the desired spot within less than 10 minutes. One of the guides made a quick briefing, explaining us the most important safety rules. After finishing he instructed us to follow him to the river. We were supposed to show him we were able to swim in wild water. The water was very cold, but we felt so ...
After all the fanfare and fuss, the police dumped the belongings of the Garifuna somewhere along the road leading towards the highway. Then the police and the army left. They simply felt they had done their job for the day terrorizing the community and they left.
The Garifuna shook their heads, went and picked up their belongings and returned to their little hut homes and that is where they still are today. The children are traumatized, for ...
... hands with us and wish us bon voyage. The owner even accompanied us most of the way back to the hotel, claiming that the streets of Tela were not safe at night.
Tela was clearly the sort of place that would grow on you and we felt we hadn’t really done it justice in the time we had spent there but on Wednesday we were going to Honduras’s main beach resort, Roatan in the Bay Islands, where we were going to put down roots for 5 days.
... an older local who lived in the area. The first part of the hike we had to cross the river to start the hike on the other side. There weren´t really rapids where we crossed, but the river current can be deceiving! We waded through up to our waist, and Alejandro would go out a little and then throw us a rope to help pull us along. We were pretty impressed because he was smaller than both of us, but strong enough to help pull us. And that was only the first ...
... further on no roads in Bolivia. The manager of Pico Bonito Lodge was welcoming and offered us a bottle of wine to soathe the stress that we were obviously emitting from every pore. Nice touch.
Pico Bonito Lodge is in the rainforest. An eco-retreat
snuggled next to the mountains and in the Pico Bonito National Park. It was interesting being back in a hotel and living out ...