Hotel Elvir

Calle Centenario, Santa Rosa de Copan, Honduras | Hotel
 

Travel Blogs from Santa Rosa de Copan

Long Road to Ruins

A travel blog entry by gallery79

50

... was a race about to start, and gambling became the hottest thing around. People were shouting their bets as two men corralled their steeds into the starting cage, horse-whips at the ready. A sudden crack of gunfire stopped the betting, and sent two muscle-straining blurs down the track. It was a flurry of hooves, lashes and flying dirt down a straightaway, which quickly filled with chasing spectators. A puff of dust at the end sent up cheers, ...

Honduras Antics

A travel blog entry by bteam1

49

... were totally corrupt. They have been known to refuse entry to Honduras for no reason (which makes it impoosible to get further south), and even to take cars off tourists. He had us a bit worried, but at the same time we smelt a bit of bulls**t! Nevertheless, we argreed to let him and his friend take charge of getting the paperwork side of things done for us. He said that there would be problems because the title of the car had two names on it (thanks ...

Mayan Ruins and Mexican Tacos

A travel blog entry by jeffwright

38

... of town to the Copan Ruinas, in the countryside.

Our host showed us the site's well-preserved hieroglyphics and Mayan artwork. He explained that the Mayans at this location were very interested in ritualistic sacrifice. They would hold sporting events and the winner of the games would be sacrificed to the Gods. After all, the Gods were the ultimate greatness--why sacrifice a prisoner when you can give ...

Copan Ruins

A travel blog entry by tomandkate

45

... following day. The next morning we found a local for breakfast which had amazing coffee after breakfast we set off towards the Mayan Ruinas. It was a short 20min walk to the Ruinas and we were welcomed by some colourful McCraw birds and some great ruins. This place is the best place to see the amazing carving in the stone monuments that symbolise calendar dating, kings and astronomy. Tom was our guide for the day as he had ...

The intrepid tour begins

A travel blog entry by kellmacf

13

... all agree. The van cant fit everyone so there is a truck also to take the couple of remainders. Off we go, the road is like a dirt track, shockingly bad and we get thrown around for about 30 mins until the van stops. In front of us is about 30 local men, some with machettes, all looking down at the road, there are a couple of wooden planks across the divide and a pickup goes past, drives slowly over the planks, makes it to the other side and they ...

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