Omega Jungle Lodge
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TravelPod Member ReviewsOmega Jungle Lodge La Ceiba
Wicked place at a reasonable cost. Great staff. Calm and relaxing. Great food and atmosphere.
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After 12 hours in a shuttle van made for 5 year olds we reached La Ceiba. I felt bad for the guys I was with, 5 of the 6 were over 6'1 and if my legs were too long to sit up straight in the seats, I can't imagine how they felt. The Australian even moved to the very back to cuddle with the bags. I was intrigued by the confessional box in my hostel …
... metres and do 6 dives seeing the most amazing fish ever, lion fish, sea horses, turtles, octopus, and hundreds more! Officially a PADI diver, might even give it a go at home!! We also go out looking for whale sharks and I get to snorkel with one over 10metres long for 3 minutes it was amazing!!! Also snorkel with dolphins! ...
So Utila then… I knew pretty much exactly what I was walking into before I arrived! When going up to the Bay Islands, north of Honduras for Scuba Diving, you essentially have two options; Roatan and Utila.
Utila is the backpacker/party island, Roatan is the more civilised older crowd. Normally I would have been tempted by Roatan, but when I say older, civilised crowd I actually mean resorts and rich, annoying American's so Utila it was!
First was getting the ...
... we would dive tomorrow when he hadn't been drinking as I didn't want to dive with a buddy who maybe under the weather for many reasons which I listed. Then we had to check our own gear and our buddies. I was checking Octo's and he had put his regulator on incorrect, When I said he needed to change it he argued with me and said 'I am a dive master' I had to use tact not to offend him and make sure he changed his gear, which he did.
While we were waiting to head ...
Day 2 of my Open Water Course. I woke up early around 6am as it is too hot to sleep. I decided to have a lay in, I just dozed on and off until about 7:45, then I got up and got ready for the day. I was excited to get in the water. The others had just finished swimming when I came down to breakfast, we decided to eat together, with the cats again of course. I had the continental breakfast, which was 4 pieces of toast with butter & piña marmalade, coffee ...