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Stelae in Copán  
   

Stelae in Copán

Copán is sometimes called "Paris of the Mayan World" on account of its beautiful temples, altars and statues. The statues or stelae are seen all over the ruins and contain images of Mayan leaders and hieroglyphics describing events and dates.
The Chicken Bus Diaries

August 7th 2008
Next stop Honduras As we travel from the Nicaragua/Honduras border to Tegucigalpa a small girl, aged about 9 or 10, boards the bus alone. It's the middle of the day so why she is not at school I don't know. She carries a box down to the back of the bus, takes out bags of banana chips and starts trying to sell them to people on the bus for 5 Lempiras (about $0.25) a bag. Seeing people selling fo ... read more
Central America Caribbean » Honduras

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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