Hotel and Casino Excelsior
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- Continental Breakfast
- Airport Transportation
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Reduced mobility rooms
- Non-smoking hotel
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... responsible that I would cover the difference. So we all had an excellent meal. I also bought 5 fish (cleaned) as a gift for another family and that cost me L. 200 lempiras ($10).
Back at the Center, I was able to do my rounds (hugs) and do some reading including starting on a novel written by Julio Escoto, one of Honduras' most well known living writers and a friend of Melo's. It was difficult reading as the prose is so elaborate in its creative form ...
... For this workshop over 70 persons representing many communities had come to the parish Center in Macuelizo. Two young priests who work in different areas also came to listen to Melo. Many of the people were simple farmers (campesinos) and they had given up a day for this workshop. Fr. Marco Aurelio works in a very conservative diocese and does not have a lot of support. However he was optimistic and filled with plans about what more could be done.
... a seat at the back for a bit of a nap.
The trip to the Honduran capital was relatively short, around two hours. We were deposited in the Comayaguela district, one of those neighbourhoods which they tell you not to go into day or night. So of course they decide to put most of the bus terminals there!
I approached the first taxi driver I could find. We started the car with a jump start down the hill. Nice one. True to form, he had never heard of ...
... 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 ...
... The basilica itself was large, but not as ornate as I was expecting. From the west side of the basilica, one has a commanding view of parts of the city. The small plaza just below the west entrance to the basilica contains a statue of St. John Paul II. The then Pope visited the Cathedral on March 8, 1983. The statue faces the town, looking down over the vast cemetery and valley below.
We piled back onto the bus for the 20-minute ...