Diving Pelican Inn
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- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... services), as well as organising someone to pick us up from the bus station. Which was lucky, as we didn’t arrive until about 8.30pm in the end. Daniel, the owner of the hostel, picked us up and drove us to the local ATM and supermarket to get food. The hostel was a bit odd; it was basically a big house on an estate, with 2 huge dorm rooms and a lounge. That said, it did the job for one night, and we were all sorted to head off to Utila the next morning. Easy – kind ...
... here. There is a hostel type situation here so we get 2 dorm beds for 2 nights before our trip. Luckily we are the only people staying so far and we have the 8 bed dorm to ourselves. We have a fan and wifi so all good.it is truly stinking hot and humid here worse than I expected and we are constantly dripping sweat despite the fan. Later in the afternoon we head to the aircon mallma km away and habg about and do some food shopping as the hostel has a ...
... with the pretext that he was trying to escape.
The prison has seen violence before. In 2003, 68 prisoners were burned to death in what officially was an accidental fire. The unofficial opinion is that the prisoners were locked into an area, as they were troublesome members of the Mara street gang, that gasoline was poured into the cell area and the accidental fire occurred. Other prison fires have claimed even more lives in Honduran prisons, so ...
On arrival at the next sight Susanne gave a briefing before we all kitted up and entered the water. It was still slightly cold and I actually felt some goosebumps appear. All I could think is what are these things? They are so unfamiliar since I have been sweating buckets in the sweltering heat for the past 10 weeks with not a goosebumps in sight. But I do tend to get cold during the surface intervals so it was nice to jump back in the water. ...
... my training, I looked back on my first day underwater and smiled wide. My initial feelings of fear and discomfort were replaced with confidence and excitement. Equalizing became second nature, and the pre-diving safety checklist was now effortless. I even learned to deal with and even enjoy the feeling of having water in my nostrils. It meant I was diving, exploring the underwater world.
It was very special sharing my excitement ...