7 days and 4 border crossings


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Published: August 23rd 2010
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Groovy beach bar.Groovy beach bar.Groovy beach bar.

And nice place for lunch and they have movies at night.
Boy, Antiguans sure love fireworks. Fireworks this morning. Fireworks all day. And fireworks into the evening.
And just two days ago we were surrounded by roosters crowing all day long.
We made it from La Libertad to Copan. And then Copan back to Antigua.
In Copan we enjoyed the Mayan ruins, the Macaw Bird Park, a canopy tour, and the Finca El Cisne.
At the Finca, we were treated to horseback riding, touring the coffee and cardamon production, amazing food and hot springs.
After two nights in Antigua, we're heading to the Earth Lodge tomorrow - to stay in a tree house!


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Tourist friendly.Tourist friendly.
Tourist friendly.

A mural and message at Playa El Tunco.
Our own message.Our own message.
Our own message.

We like to mark our turf too.
Last night in El Tunco.Last night in El Tunco.
Last night in El Tunco.

Waiting for sunset and finishing popsicles.
Macaw Bird ParkMacaw Bird Park
Macaw Bird Park

Home to many confiscated and recuperating birds in Copan.
Copan RuinasCopan Ruinas
Copan Ruinas

Very impressive Mayan ruins - where we plan to party in 2012.
Canopy tour in Copan.Canopy tour in Copan.
Canopy tour in Copan.

Zipping along above the Copan River.
Finca El CisneFinca El Cisne
Finca El Cisne

Exploring the coffee and cardamon plantation, operating since 1885.
Hot springs.Hot springs.
Hot springs.

HOT springs. This is scalding water.
Dinner at the farm.Dinner at the farm.
Dinner at the farm.

Family style dinner at the finca, which was delicious.


23rd August 2010

Home soon?
So glad you guys are having fun. You look good - happy! Best thing about your trip is that it wasn't a "resort" trip. Looks like you have really been able to enjoy these countries, the locals - and what they have to offer. Can't wait to hear about it and see the rest of the pics. Enjoy these last few days - and safe travels!

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