Travel Blogs from San Pedro Sula
... by getting off a plane and heading for baggage reclaim, only to find ourselves outside at the taxi rank without our bags. We walked all the way back to the runway and there were our rucksacks - on the tarmac. But the Hondurans are clearly more professional than the Guatemalans when it comes to bag management. And our two bags were indeed inside on the baggage carousel (albeit having been placed there rather than being conveyed out) by the time we got ...
... as he had the names of high police officials involved, received death threats. Not to long ago he and his 15 year old daughter were kidnapped, and the daughter was raped in front of her father. Then they were released and told that the police would be coming back to kill the entire family. This family has had to go into hiding as the threats are very real.
Some times the violence is just the result of poverty and lawlessness. The home of Melo's mother, Doņa Lita, ...
... in Honduras, and much of Latin America, demands a different relationship among family members. What I have seen in the family of Doņa Lita impresses me.
One of Melo's younger sisters, Dionara, who was married with 2 daughters developed a condition that has left her totally invalid, affecting her physically and mentally. It is not MS, nor does it seem to have a name, but it might be genetic as the older daughter has developed the same symptoms. It ...
... I understood that I couldn't get him out of the room easily, and he understood that he couldn't get through the closed bathroom door to my bedroom, with every bolter and towel in the place wedged in the gaps under the door.
After a fitful night's sleep we were ready for the off. In fact we were ready for the off about half an hour ahead of schedule as most of my companions had had their own cockroach situation. Just as we were leaving at 4am the ...
... 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 ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center