The canal is narrow (and only a half meter deep during low tide), but it apparently empties into the sea on the north side of the island, near Pumpkin Beach, even though it doesn't show that in Google maps.
A Weekend in Utila June 15th 2019 I did some research comparing the larger, Miami-esque island of Roatan to the laid-back, backpacker-friendly Utila and decided to go for the smaller, quieter option.
THE FERRY BARF-A-RAMA
Utila is 40km from La Ceiba, and the trip took about 40 minutes on a super-fast ferry, meaning that we were moving at over 32 knots (60 km/hr or 37 mph), which is insanely fast on open Caribbean waters. The ... read more
Central America Caribbean » Honduras » Bay Islands » Utila 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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