Travel Blogs from Tegucigalpa
Our lime green shuttle bus took us back to the dock. Our latest medical entry is Chris with a sore throat [from swearing too much?].
Boat trip was routine save for finding out the seat hogs in front of us were Canucks, not Yanks.
Hedman Alas bus was security central: airport metal detectors, passport check and a photo. Linda asked …
We just stayed in the capital city of Honduras for the night and didn't really get to see much of it. For dinner we went to a place where you got different appetizers (but absolutely enough to eat!) with a bottle of good rum > Flor de Caña together with some coke for four people. Rum and coke... I can't really remember how many glasses I had but I can say it was good.
... Without Quality (and at once, without Gumption) life lacks enthusiasm and, perhaps, purpose. There are things, as with all things, that can cause one to lose perspective of Gumption. Things that lessen the ability to use our common sense, our resoursefulness. Pirsig separates these "Gumption Traps" into two categories: Setbacks, wherein one in thrown from the path to Quality by external circumstances, and Hang-ups, where Quality is sacrificed by ...
... Honduran food. We decided to order several appetizers that way we could try a little bit of everything! We had:
- fundido de quesillo (which was like cheese fondue with tomatoes and onions)
- anafres con frijoles (which was a refried bean dish with lots of tortilla chips)
- plátanos fritos (fried plantains)
- bolitas de queso (which were ...
We stayed in La Capital, apparently in the 'hood.
Our 1km walk from the bus station to our budget hotel was uneventful enough, though Tega did seem like a bit of dump. We later read in the guidebook that we were staying in a very dodgy neighbourhood and that we were advised to 'not even walk around in the day'. Consequently shat our pants and decided to sleep hungy rather than brave the mean streets for ...