Articles in the Honduras Category
Belize, Central America, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Guest Blogger, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama »
Great Advice if you are planning on slow traveling, moving to, or volunteering in Central America.
This guest post is by David Bloom. Mr. Bloom is active on the Couch Surfing boards for Central America and I’ve been communicating with him over the past year. I thought this article would be great travel advice to our readers and with his permission, we are posting it for you. If you have any questions or wish to contact the author directly, please send him a note here.
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Archaeology & Ruins, Central America, Honduras »
The Copán Ruins are evidence of a great Mayan city, which reached its peak between 600 and 800 BC. Archeologists believe the city was completely abandoned by 1200 BC and the jungle surrounded the city grew over the remains.
The grounds are sprawling, and most of the buildings are well preserved including the Great Plaza, the ball court, the hieroglyphic staircase, and the building known as the “Acropolis”. Copán Ruins are often referred to as the Paris of the Mayan world because of the huge stone stelas, impressive tablets covered in Mayan …
Central America, Honduras »
Quick note… checking in..
Sorry we didn’t call yesterday, we couldn’t get a connection via the vonage phone, and I kept on checking to see if you randomly signed on to skype…
Anyway, we’ve just arrived here in Copan, Honduras, which is the north of the country. It´s a beautiful town and it looks like there is much to do here. There are the famous ruins, horse back riding, waterfalls, etc.
We´re planning on staying here for 5 days and then we´re oft to Antigua after that.
We stayed in the capital for the …