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Diving Utila

April 17th 2011
Utila is a tiny island 29km off the north coast of Honduras and is home to around 2800 permanent residents clustered around a half moon shaped bay. Originally a British colony the local (largely white) Utilians still speak an English dialect with a heavy Caribbean twang; in 1859 Utila was ceded back to Honduras by Queen Victoria and the issue still occupies the local consciousness, my landlady ask ... read more
Central America Caribbean » Honduras » Bay Islands » Utila

Honduran Flag Once part of Spain's vast empire in the New World, Honduras became an independent nation in 1821. After two and a half decades of mostly military rule, a freely elected civilian government came to power in 1982. During the 1980s, Honduras proved a ha... ... read more
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Tot: 0.224s; Tpl: 0.007s; cc: 19; qc: 66; dbt: 0.0693s; 66; m:apollo w:www (50.28.60.10); sld: 4; ; mem: 6.7mb