Hotel Hacienda El Jaral
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... into a hostel (1) owned by a non-profit foundation working with local families. They also own Café Luz over the road and a tourism office on another corner.
We caught up with the others later on and had a discussion about what we wanted to do in Esteli; settling on a visit to Miraflor Reserve. The reserve encompasses three climate/altitude zones, comprising forest land as well as a few thousand farmers and their families. Nelson, ...
... corn. And through a lot of pot holes - the road was awful!! The area was full of locals when we arrived - 2 large pools, full of dirty looking water. And lots and lots of people staring at us. Hmmmmm... Then we were told that we weren't at these pools - actually we were going to the 'spa' just behind. We paid $35 for the transport, spa entrance and dinner. Actually quite expensive! We had to cross over a rope bridge, across a small river and ...
... it all became obvious when we walked the grounds and saw a cinema like set-up for viewing the sunset. We got down their early for the daytime view and gradually more and more people came down to fill the seats. It was a very beautiful sunset, as sunsets go, and it was nice to see the village of Copan slowly light up below us as it became dark. Back up the hill the candles had been lit all around ...
... from Germany. We also ate dinner
there so Andre could have a taste of home. His sausage was good –
my pork not so much – a bit like a shoe tread. For Honduras it was
a bit pricy, but I grabbed a beef kebab from a stand on the way home
– cheap and good.
We got up early to catch the 7 am bus
to San Pedro Sula and then transfer to a bus to La Ceiba where we
were to catch the Galaxy Wave Ferry to Roatan. Let me say this about
... tuk from town then it would have been $US1 each. While the distance from the ruins back to town was not far, it was really nice to take the tuk tuk all the way from ...