Birds, Bandits, and old Bricks - Copan, Honduras December 6th 2006 Our initial plan for Honduras was certainly more than it turned out to be.
We blitzed the journey from the border North in order to go to the Bay Islands - tropical paradises with amazing and cheap diving, only to realise that the weather was terrible and there is nothing worse than being on a sandy island in the rain!
So instead we went straight to Copan, a famous site of Mayan Ruins. We w ... read more
Central America Caribbean » Honduras » Western » Copán Ruinas 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