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Macaw Mountain  

Macaw Mountain


October 21st 2014
We left Managua, Nicaragua at 4am on a direct bus to San Pedro Sula in Honduras. The bus was reasonably comfortable but I was more than happy to finally get off it as it had taken an hour longer than expected arriving around 6pm. The night before we left Nicaragua I read that in 2012 San Pedro Sula had been named the murder capital of the world. This made me a little nervous travelling through ... read more
Central America Caribbean » Honduras » Western » Copán Ruinas

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
21st November 2014

The bird woman of Honduras
How great that you visited Copan, and ignored that "murder capital..." nonsense. Your hostel owner was so right--we tourists are rarely targeted in places like that, and besides, you then got to visit Copan without all the tourists. Macaw Mountain looks fantastic--thanks for the tips (cheese factory and German food--yum)!

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