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Sawdust Carpets 2011

April 22nd 2011
Comayagua, Honduras and Antigua, Guatemala are the two best known places in Central America to see the "alfombras" or "carpets" each Semana Santa (Holy Week), on Good Friday. Although there are a few other places doing them as well, none are as well known as these two cities. I have now seen the sawdust carpets 3 times, and am still impressed at the fine detail and work that goes into them. Mo ... read more
Central America Caribbean » Honduras » Central » Comayagua

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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