First two weeks on Utila May 19th 2012 It’s been a while since my last blog post, so I’d just like to reassure everyone that a. I am still alive and b. I am still having a brilliant time. In fact, that’s one of the reasons I’ve not written – I’ve not been able to tear myself away from the fun kingdom that is Utila to sit and type a blog post, and the longer I’ve left it, the bigger the task has become!
So. I arrived ar ... 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
I'm a 24 year old graduate originally from Warwickshire, UK although I spent 4 years living, studying and working in Leeds. In 2012 I spent 5 and a half months in Central and South America. I visited Mexico, Guatemala, Belize, Honduras and Costa Rica. As well as following the usual Gringo Trail, I worked on 3 voluntary projects: teaching in Merida, Mexico, doing some Conservation work on Utila, Honduras and helping out with English classes at my language school in Guatemala. I spent a long 18 months working hard in a secondary school so I could save for this trip, but when I wasn't working or ... full info