Bananarama Beach and Dive Resort
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The plan was simple: a 4 day diving course in a perfect location.
The location was great (even though sleeping the BananaRama had rather basic hospitality),
but located at the West End beach, you can't really ask more from a Caribbean hot spot.
The water is clear, the sunsets are better than any TV show you could ask for, and …
The ferry ride across to Roatan takes about an hour, when they give you your ferry ticket they also give you a motion sickness pill. true story. Apparently it can get pretty rough. Im not usually one to get sea sick but I wasnt taking any chances and downed the pill. A few of the group were a bit suspect on the whole thing, random drugs and all lol, but I trust our tour leader, but if I'm honest, I didnt even think to be suspicious.
The boat ...
... the beach, snorkel gear in tow!
At first sight West Bay Beach is jaw-dropping beautiful ans since we are here during low season we aren't fighting to find a spot on the sand. Crystal clear blue water, white sand, shades off blue/green as far as the eye can see. After a ten minute walk from where we were staying my first impulse was drop everything I was carrying and just jump into the ...
... had expected better so did not have it.. what a waste though, and judging by the crowd, they didn't think the DJ was up to much either.. enjoyed hanging out with Hannah though, was good to de-stress after our hectic course ended!
So diving was all i did on Utila, the reason to go there of course.. maybe next time i will do my Dive Master.. we will see... We then hopped back to the mainland and headed back to La Ceiba for San Pedro Sula to head down to Copan to see the ruins..
... over to the register looking at all the random snacks available. Test my Spanish out when I pay. Turn Around and the bus isn't where it was parked and I see car bursting through the door. The bus forgot about me and started backing out and luckily car likes me enought to tell them I wasn't on and ran up the hallway screaming. Uno ...
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