Travel Blogs from Copan
... cheering and patting each other on the back. None of us are really keen to get out of the van, fabian is in the truck behind us and they havent arrived yet. Then the locals start removing the wood planks and they go into the back of the successful truck on the other side. Luckily they leave one, our walking plank we assume. The driver barks spanish at us and those that can understand say we have to get out and walk. One by one we walk the plank ...
... ruins it is for its Stela's (Large stone totems) that it is most famous. It was a pretty large complex and it was a boiling hot day so we made the most of the shade from the trees whilst walking around. All over the place there were loads of wild scarlet macaws which was really kool to be amongst. Flagging in the heat a little we caught a tuktuk back to the town.
... feeling ever.
The entire morning I had such a smile on my face as I was finally able to use my Spanish and communicate with the locals. And my experience in Copan was ten times better because of my Spanish. Without my Spanish I wouldn't have able to experience this amazing food, meet these amazingly nice people, and save myself a nice amount of money. The three weeks of Spanish were worth every minute and my mood for the day was at an ultimate high level. I wish ...
... the mountain for hydroelectric power to move the machinery as it sorts, splits, ferments then washes the beans over 2 days. On day three it’s laid out under the sun to dry for 5 days. We watched them bring some in after day 1 of drying for overnight storage. The final process is 40 hours in a drier which is also run by hydroelectric.
Luna Jaguar hot springs
Back to Carlos's place for the Americans to get their swimming things. We took the opportunity to change ...
... it wasn't worth it and there's a replica in the museum.
I have to say I feel these are the most amazing ruins I've seen. For size and height of them as well as the decoration. I love the way they've been restored but also left with a touch of some nature. I was really pleased. I had another wander around just to ensure I'd not missed anything.
Just up the road from here are Las Sepulturas. This area was a residential area. Lots of buildings around courtyards. A few ...
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