Hotel and Casino Excelsior
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- Continental Breakfast
- Airport Transportation
- High-speed internet in room
- Indoor pool
- Non-smoking hotel
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... Crime, pollution, illegal trafficking. You name it. The countryside resembled Montana or Denver. I have never been to either of those states but you get my point. Jovenes is about two miles off the main road. I can't help but imagine how it is to live in a pace like this. hat it would be like to grow up looking at the mountains in the distance. Would they inspire you seek what's behind them or would you just look at them for what they are.
... for a menu, but that was supposing a bit too much.
Sandra appeared again within a few minutes with the breakfast tray. Along with a cup of coffee was the 'typical' meal from the night before. No fruit, no toast or cereal and definitely no pancakes. I wasn't that bothered as I just wanted some grub before catching the bus. It seems the 'chefs' have one specialty and as long as you like it you will be fine. Just don't screw the system by trying to order ...
... a quarter of an inch thick. They use the same type of corn flour used for tortillas. Our pupusas had a cheese filling, although one can also get bean filling and chorizo filling.
Pickled carrots, onions and jalapenos as well as a type of local coleslaw come with the pupusas. Once everything is piled on top, the pupusa is eaten with a fork. I really enjoyed the two I had, chased by a Salva Vida.
After snacks, it was back to ...
... by a young boy in about 1747. One can envision the faithful, but poor farmers that gave their time, talent, and treasure to build the church. It is not very ornamental, but it is awe-inspiring in its own right. If I understood correctly, the small statue of the Virgin Mary on display in the decorative wooden case above the altar is not the original statue. Apparently, that statue is safely stored in the nearby Suyapa Cathedral, only ...
... in the background. It was a very cloudy journey. After an hour, Tegucigalpa came into view. Another sprawling city of square box houses clustered everywhere. Coming in to land was scary, we came so close to the houses, then suddenly the cliff would drop and we would be further away from the houses again - this happened several times! Strange place for an airport!! Again we had to pass through passport control (for a domestic flight!) weird. They just waved us through, so lucky ...