- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
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... internet a connection was made to Radio Progreso and Rita and Gerardo, two of the reporters with whom I traveled took over immediately broadcasting simultaneously to the local Tela area and to about half the country through Radio Progreso.
In a short while three men from the Garifuna community arrived and without the usual casual greetings, they crowded into the tiny broadcast cabin to begin a formal interview. I was able to listen to the interview through ...
... don't know what type but they were fried in deep oil and served with fried potatoes, beans and rice. The fish was cooked too much for my taste but it was about 2 in the afternoon and we were all hungry. This was my first glimpse of the Caribbean, and it was a windy day with fairly large waves. But it was cool and the salt air was refreshing.
In the evening I caught a ride to the downtown area to meet Melo at the radio station. My driver could ...
... we selected the company with the earliest departure time. The journey would take an hour and a half we were told.
The bus turned out to be even posher than our earlier transportation and we settled in for the short trip. We left 10 minutes late and seemed to be going very slowly. The bus stopped regularly to pick up passengers and then had a longer stop at a police vehicle checkpoint. We were back in the tropical lowlands now and bananas were the ...
... bus back to Tela, a friendly local approached me and asked for a cigarette; in return, he showed (and offered) me what was the thickest spliff I have ever had the chance to lay my eyes on. “Have some ganja, man, it’s gooood” were his words to me. And as tempting as it was, my first thought was of spending a few months in a Honduran jail so I declined. I really must be getting old. I may not say no next time ...
... rain. The next day we woke up early to get the most of the day before leaving around noon. We walked down the beach to a bay where locals were fishing. There were two young boys, probably about 6, who were learning how to fish and 3 men actually doing the fishing. While we watched they caught a bright turquoise fish from right near the rocks. It seemed almost unnatural to find a fish that color so close to the coast so we asked one of the boys what type ...