Tela

Atlantida Offers Some of The Wonders of Honduras!

Semprende, one of the ministries within the Central Government of Honduras is organizing an effort to identify 30 Wonders of Honduras! This bicentennial project is a follow up on a previous effort that took place in 2011. Back then, a campaign to identify, nominate and vote for unique sites in Honduras took place. Voting was promoted by social media and …

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The Tela Museum

The new Tela Museum is all about the rich banana republic heritage of Tela and Honduras. Tela was the headquarters of the Tela Railroad Company, which was a subsidiary of the United Fruit Company between 1914 and 1977, when they moved to La Lima, just outside of San Pedro Sula. Ever since my first visit to Tela, many years ago, …

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Diving in Tela

Few people are aware that you can do diving in Tela. Usually, we think of diving as an activity when we visit islands that are surrounded by coral reefs, such as Roatan, Utila and Cayos Cochinos. But I bet you never thought that you could do World Class diving in the Bay of Tela! It happens that one of the …

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Tela’s Banana History

T Tela is the oldest post Colombian city in Honduras. It was founded by Cristobal de Olid, one of Hernan Cortes’ generals who came to conquer Honduras. He arrived at the Caribbean Coast of Honduras on the third of May 1524. This day the Catholic Religion celebrates the day of the Holy Cross. As such, Olid named the town Triunfo …

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Motorcycle Tour in Tela

After a good night sleep thanks to my adventure last night in Punta Izopo, I am ready for a new adventure. I booked the motorcycle tour in Tela with Garifuna Tours. This is just another of the many great tours that they offer. As with most of their tours, the departure point is at their offices next to the Lancetilla …

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Nighttime Croc Tour in Punta Izopo

Many adventure and nature destinations around the world offer nighttime tours to nature reserves. Atlantida is no exception, and you can enjoy a nighttime croc tour in Punta Izopo National Park. This is one of the National Parks in Tela. Because of its timing, this tour allows you to see, both the daytime and the nighttime wildlife that live in …

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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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