Diary of a Caribbean Pirate June 9th 2008 Being a long narrow isthmus of land, Central America has two long coastlines, one of which has the Caribbean Sea lapping at its shores, backed up by the second longest reef system in the world (second only to Australia´s Great Barrier). Honduras boasts 700km of Caribbean coastline, which combined with its posession of a few palm-fringed, white-sand islands, means that there is quite a lot of fu ... 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
Hi, this is the blog of my travels of the length of Central America between January and July 2008. At the start the plan was to take in the southern parts of Mexico, Guatemala, Belize, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, maybe Panama and maybe even Colombia if I got that far. Basically all I knew for sure was that I would land in Mexico City on January 13th with accom booked for 4 nights there - the plan for the rest was... ummm... what plan?!
But what I learnt was I got a lot more out of my experience in each country if I spent a bit more time in each, rather than just trying ... full info