Lagoons

A Picnic at Cacao Lagoon

I love innovation, and find it always refreshing. I just got back from a unique tour: A picnic to Cacao Lagoon. And the picnic at Cacao Lagoon was on the lagoon, not its shores! It turns out that a local entrepreneur has built a floating picnic table and is offering tours in the lagoon that include a picnic. Talk about …

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National Parks in Tela

The city of Tela is right on a lovely bay on the western end of Atlantida. Half of the protected areas in Atlantida are to be found within or around Tela. As such, it is a perfect hub to plan visits to the different National Parks in Tela. Without doubt, the most visited national parks in Tela are the Jeannette …

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La Ceiba’s National Parks

  La Ceiba is the largest city in Atlantida and is also the capital of the department. Among its many assets as a tourist destination are La Ceiba’s National Parks. La Ceiba has four protected areas in or around its municipal limits. Without doubt, the most famous of La Ceiba’s National Parks is Pico Bonito National Park. This is the …

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Los Olingos Lodge at Los Micos Lagoon

A small, magical lodge can be found in the remote shores of the lagoons within Punta Sal National Park. I am talking about los Olingos Lodge at Los Micos Lagoon. This is the largest coastal lagoon in Atlantida and offers a unique window into this national park. The easiest way of getting to Los Olingos Lodge at Los Micos Lagoon …

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Atlantida Travel Advisory 2020

It seems that as the World gets smaller, we tend to worry more about travel. It is understandable. With so many terror attacks around the World, is there any place where you are safe? The answer is a definite yes! There are many safe destinations around the World. We tend to think of destinations in Latin America and Africa as …

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Visiting Cuero y Salado

Today I am off to the Cuero y Salado Wildlife Refuge! This is one of the oldest protected areas in Honduras. It is also the site where the Vacaro Brothers Company began operations in mainland Honduras. The area is an estuary formed by the Cuero y Salado rivers. Most of this wildlife refuge is quite inaccessible. The main entrance to …

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A Unique Train Ride in Atlantida!

In the past, railroads where the reliable form of transportation along the north coast of Honduras. They were the backbone of the economy and developed the Caribbean Coast in Honduras. Cities like San Pedro Sula and La Ceiba grew and become economically active thanks to the railroads. Sadly, today there is not much left of them other than photographs. There …

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