Hotel Hacienda El Jaral
Travel Blogs from Copan
... s anticipated long 12+ hour bus / bus taxi / ferry / private van journey over to Rotatan Island.
Café San Rafael is renowned for their cheeses and coffee so ...
... the cost of a local restaurant, it would be. After we ordered, the town was hit with a blackout! So we ended up with a candlelit dinner for 2. The food and service is impeccable. For a 3 course meal plus another main, our nachos and drinks came to $50 (not including tip which they made very clear).
We used the torches on our phones to make our way back to the hotel when the power came on about 20 mins later. All up, the blackout lasted just over an ...
In no man’s land (actually it was still in Guatemala) the money changers were there outside the van for those who wanted some Honduran Lempiras. I chose to wait for the 2 ATMs in Copan, hoped that one was working and accepted one of my ...
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The sacrificial ceremony was quite gory, and usually entailed the removal of the sacrificed person's head or his still-beating heart. Even more amazing, however, is the fact that the winner of the games would want to be sacrificed. He saw it as an honor.
In Copan Jason and I enjoyed staying at our hotel, which overlooks the town. Nearby there was a local market that ...
... were really cool and we pretty much had the whole place to ourselves, we also got to see loads of Macaws! One of them even had a a dishevelled mohawak a bit like the Rockmeister first thing in the morning! He would have a great time barking up at them while they imitated him back from their perches way up in the trees!
Caught the afternoon bus out of Copan and currently heading for our next connection in San Pedro Sula. Going to be there for an hour to ...
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- Free parking