Treasure Hunt on Utila Island January 20th 2009 The Location: Utila, the smallest of the Caribbean Bay Islands and also the closest to the mainland Honduras, less than 30km away. At night the orange glow of La Ceiba´s city lights can be seen across the water. Most of the 6,000 inhabitants live in Utila Town and I´d say with confidence that after only five days here I could recognise at least half of them. We´ve seen the same people constantl ... 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
Setting off with one way tickets to Mexico via Cuba (a two-month detour), we set ourselves the challenge of travelling through Central and South America down to the southern tip of Argentina by bus/train/boat.
We wrote and photographed all our adventures, discoveries and passions - food and football, people and pictures, wildlife and walking, books and buildings, mountains and music. We promise you won't read a boring day-to-day diary, just interesting tales from the road.
Plus for our friends with itchy feet, real backpacking tips direct from the backpack.
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