Hotel Real Intercontinental Tegucigalpa
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This past weekend in Tegucigalpa was the last weekend for three of the volunteers here. The two boys decided to travel to the Copan ruins, but Kaitlyn, Becca and I decided to spend one final day as volunteers at the Marriott pool and then to a typical Honduran dinner at one of the most famous restaurants in the city! The restaurant was called El Patio and ...
... we could do. We went back to the hotel and slept for a few hours. On our way to get money the previous night, we passed a modern shopping centre so we decided we would spend the day walking around there. The place was massive and had all of the well known shops. Whilst here, we went to the cinema where we saw "The Flight" starring Denzel Washington. It was brilliant! After this was over, we went to the super market to buy supplies for our bus journey to Guatemala the next day (14 hours).
We enjoy a driving tour of Tegucigalpa this morning; stopping at many of the places we’d had a sneak preview of yesterday. We visit a park on a hill above the city, offering great views, then continue on up the mountain to the United Nations Park which has the large statue of Christ overlooking the city, as well as a garden dedicated to Confucius. ...
... I enjoyed the full on "Capitalino" experience on Saturday, lunch at a heavily guarded restaurant followed by the mandatory trawl around a very secure shopping mall (where most people go for a walk) before enjoying birthday drinks at the Fort Knoxesque Hotel Intercontinental - after which I was brave enough (and accompanied by a suitable quota of locals - safety in numbers) to enjoy some street food and Xaviers house party! ...
... to Job. When it was time for us to go, he didn’t want me to leave and began to cry. He held my hand the entire way to the bus and gave me several hugs. I gave him one of the friendship bracelets I had made on the bus ride (Susan, Lizzy, and Kathleen taught John and I) and told him that I would return some day. It broke my heart to leave that place, and I hope that I am able to return next year. I am really optimistic ...
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