Pre-Columbian Honduras.

*Pre-Columbian definition: “relating to the history and cultures of the Americas before the arrival of Christopher Columbus in 1492.” Mayan Heritage. Pre-Columbian Honduras was populated by a complex mixture of indigenous peoples who stemmed from a wide variety of cultural backgrounds and linguistic chapters. The most advanced and notable of these were related to theContinue reading “Pre-Columbian Honduras.”

Sealife of Honduras.

More than 220 different species have been recorded in Honduran waters and those around the Bay Islands, which form a part of the most extensive barrier reef within the entire northern hemisphere. The species found include whale sharks, hawksbill turtles, dolphins, West Indian Manatee, spotted eagle ray and yellow stingray. Other peculiar and rare creaturesContinue reading “Sealife of Honduras.”

Animals of Honduras

The following gallery shall provide a glimpse of some of the most prized and celebrated wildlife encountered within the nation of Honduras. The flora and fauna of Honduras represents the country’s geographical position, for this a nation submerged in the heart of the tropics. Diverse species of plants and animals have adapted here yet tragically, someContinue reading “Animals of Honduras”

Tegucigalpa's Hill Towns.

Within the heavily forested outskirts of the Honduran capital Tegucigalpa, nestled high up in the hills, there lie three wonderfully quaint and traditional towns, which are Valle De Angeles, Santa Lucia and Ojojona. I can only but thoroughly recommend a visit to all three of these communities. Valle De Angeles. This gorgeous colonial town wasContinue reading “Tegucigalpa's Hill Towns.”

Amapala, The Pacific Beauty.

A searing, dry heat pierced through one’s skin, as my capitalino friends and I touched dark, volcanic sands after having stumbled upon a most cozy, little beachside restaurant rested between an inlet and some forested hills. We desired a traditional maritime lunch, perhaps some fried fish, shrimps and such. Local beers, did not go amissContinue reading “Amapala, The Pacific Beauty.”

The Great Writer.

Ramon Amaya Amador, was born in Olanchito in the department of Yoro. After being educated in La Ceiba, he laboured on the banana plantations of the northern Caribbean coast of Honduras. He published his first work in the year 1939. Amaya became a journalist in 1941 for El Atlántico (The Atlantic), a La Ceiba newspaper. In October 1943 he founded a weekly magazine in Olanchito called Alerta (Alert).Continue reading “The Great Writer.”

“A man, not afraid to die.”

José Francisco Morazán Quezada (born: Tegucigalpa, October 3rd, 1792 – died: San José de Costa Rica, September 15th, 1842), was a Honduran military official and politician who ruled the Federal Republic of Central America during the turbulent period of 1830 to 1839. He rose to fame after his victory at the Battle of La Trinidad,Continue reading ““A man, not afraid to die.””