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Copan Ruinas

Gangsters and Mayas….contrasts of Honduras

March 2nd 2013
So we entered Honduras on the bus – crossing went really smoothly as did the exchange of money we had left from Nicaragua. The only thing that made us a little bit uneasy was a huge gun our guard was holding all the time. On one hand it made us feel secure but on other, we felt very unsure about this country. On arrival in Tegucigalpa, we were shocked by how shabby this place l ... read more
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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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20th January 2014

Yummy ruins and tacos
Gorgeous photos of the ruins and the tacos! Given the unsavory nature of the capital, would it be better to go from Nicaragua to El Salvador and to Copan from there?
20th January 2014

Hi there
thanks Tara:-) We heard even worse things about El Salvador so not sure hahha Unfortunately you have to pass through one or another if you don't want to fly:-( Now that we think about the whole trip, it was not so bad and definitely worth the stop:-) cheers, B&T

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