Hotel Real Intercontinental Tegucigalpa
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... on £10 a day still).
Paying to go on a walk can generally do one, though the
waterfall was half decent and it killed up a day, before getting the bus out of
La Ceiba to Lake Yajoa , advisedly skipping past the world’s most dangerous
city San Pedro Sula. There I stayed at an actual brewery – probably the first
brewery in the world, that after two pints then round out of beer!
The place was owned by an American guy and whilst the ...
... lake. It is hard to believe that this peaceful place is in the middle of such a violent country.
It isn't possible to get from the lake to Nicaragua in one day and stopping in the capital, Tegucigalpa, is unavoidable. Luck was on my side and Ernesto, who worked in the hostel, had found my bank card and given it to a couple who were traveling my way, and also put me in touch with his friend who lived in Tegucigalpa. I checked into one of only two hotels in the ...
... 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)
- plŠtanos fritos (fried plantains)
- bolitas de queso (which were ...
We arrived in the capital of Honduras at around 5pm. We only planned on staying here for 1 night to catch the early bus to Guatemala. The Tica bus station was in a really rough area but since the bus was leaving at 6am, we said that we'd better stay close to the station. We didn't have any Honduran currency on us for the bus so we needed to get money. After a long time trying to explain this to the hotel receptionist, we got a taxi to a small shopping centre to take it out. The next ...
Honduras is the second poorest country in the Western Hemisphere. Teguc showed it. The city is pretty run down and the crime level is apparently quite high. After a couple of hours walking around the center of town I took a cab back to my hotel which was located next to the former Presidential Palace.
I was unsure if Honduras celebrated the Cinco-de-Mayo Holiday. I got ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Fitness/Health center