Roatan's Dive And Yacht Club
Travel Blogs from Roatan
... Then more people gathered and we eventually headed out to the main road to get cabs to go to a place called Blue Marlin. We were all just standing around directionlessly, kind of like a group of freshmen during college orientation week. You know, when you want to socialize and make friends but don't know exactly where to go, so you kind of follow the school of fish? You eventually get to the place! Anyway, Blue Marlin is an open-air, waterfront bar in ...
... br> There are some deaf schools in Honduras, but really most of the deaf communicate with expressions, acting things out, classifiers (using hand shapes to represent things and how they move or interact),especially here in Roatan and the direction from the branch is to focus on the way the deaf do things... not trying to teach them a language they don't know. The great thing about this technique is that many friends in the congregation started feeling way ...
... depending on the time of the year, even reaching 100 or more during the tourist season. Since I arrived I have felt very warmly received and I noticed that one of the first questions most people asked me was "how long are you here for?", which might seem like a very normal reasonable question, but soon I realized that many silent questions were attached like, "will I have time to get to know you?", will you have time to see this island for what it really is and not ...
... in Honduras. We all hit it off pretty much straight away, especially when we found out they were secret superheroes.
Entering into Honduras we were oblivious to the notoriety this country had with respect to murders. Fun fact, Honduras has the highest murder rate of any nation in the world. Teaming up with another tall couple ...
... but the beach is overrun with Cruise Ship traveler from about 10 am to 4 pm. You just have to work around them – makes great people watching though when you come out of the water from fish watching.
We switched up our evening cocktails from beers (Mexico – Superior Rubia, Belize – Belikins, Guatemala – Gallos, Honduras – Salavida) to gin and tonics since we found gin for $6 a bottle – wahoo! Sitting on the beach ...
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking