Travel Blogs from Sandy Bay
... the capital of Honduras) we were informed in 10 minutes. Tesh and Sean had to make a quick decision. They decided to skip Copan also and came with us. The bus to Tegus took about 4 hours and as soon as we arrived we went looking for a hotel straight away as it was starting to get dark and all the guidebooks say to NOT go out after dark because it is very dangerous. Luckily we found a hotel relatively quickly and for dinner we walked about 50m to a Chinese restaurant, which ...
... bar that has live music almost every night. It's like a scene out of the movies where the weather is perfect, the surroundings are gorgeous, and everyone is sipping an island drink while island music fills the air. It's definitly going to be hard for us to leave and continue on our adventures to the main island in a couple weeks, but for the time being we are soaking in all that we can!
... of a constant governing body, pirates were using the islands to hide. The pirates would attack the Spanish Galleons that frequented the waters. Because the galleons were so cumbersome, the islands made a perfect place to hide before easily overtaking the ships and taking the gold that was inevitably on board.
In 1797, the British rounded up the Black Carib (descendants of the Arawak and African Maroons) from where they were living on St. Vincent. The Black Carib ...
A ferry ride from the mainland was the only thing that divided us from Roatan Island and the mainland of Honduras. I was looking forward to getting out and doing an island stay as I really enjoyed my time on Caye Caulker. After two hours on the ferry we finally made it to the Island before spending another half an hour on a bus to get to our hotel in the west end of the Island.
Our first full day on the Island was fairly relaxing. A few of us took ...
... they don't think like that." We actually rode in this boat to a nearby beach for a Sunday afternoon "happy hour". It was pretty fast.
Later, talking with Mickey (a former UFC cage fighter, who lived 2 doors down), he mention the amount of crime in our immediate neighborhood. He showed us the place, just outside our house, where a local restaurant owner, Rick (of Rick's Cafe) was killed. He also told us how someone's son was ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet