Category Archives: Honduras

Explore Honduras.

Macaw Honduras.

Surely god created the Macaw. Not Jesus, but the other god. You know the one floating about above you. Remember when you were a child and you ran through the field and collapsed in joy. Panting on your back and smiling with joy. Flowers and birds. That one.

 

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Churches and Museums (Comayagua, Honduras)

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There are many places to visit in Comayagua, Honduras. Here are some pictures of Museums and Churches.

Museo Colonial

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Museo Arqueologico De Comayagua
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Cathedral on Parque Central (Church tower clock is oldest in world and being repaired).

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Church La Caridad

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Church La Merced (Comayagua’s first Church)
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Church San Francisco

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Tile work on side of church of Jesus

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Comayagua, Honduras kinda has a Antigua, Guatemala feel to it. The two Museums are under two dollars each. So no reason not to go and see them.

 

 

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Pacque Nacional Celaque “Cloud Forest” (Gracias, Honduras)

Entrance fee: 50 Lempiras

Plan on 3 days if climbing to the peak.
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Parque Celaque is located outside of Gracias, Honduras about 6 km. I arranged a taxi to drop me off at the park entrance. Don’t pay more than 100 Lempira for taxi(solo).  I paid the entrance fee at a little house outside the park before hiking to the visitor center.

I was just out for a day trip. Let me emphasize that these mountains are very dangerous. People die of hypothermia in the high elevations. The weather can change suddenly and its eerie.

Make sure you take plenty of water(3 liters min), food, rain gear, change of dry clothes and matches in waterproof bag. If you get lost in the higher elevations and can’t get warm and dry you will die of hypothermia. The weather can change suddenly and its eerie.

I was at the park in June and the only visitor. No place to buy water and had to walk back to Gracias (1 1/2 hours)

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Takes about 1/2 hr to walk to the visitor center.

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Path you follow.

Foot bridge.

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It gets cold (near freezing) and damp in higher elevations. Its about a 3 hr hike straight up the mountain before you start getting the temperature changes. Make sure you leave yourself plenty of daylight time to get off the mountain if not spending the night. Don’t forget about the walk back to Gracias!

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If I had to do it over I would arrange to spend a couple days climbing to the peak. There are two cabins on the very steep climb to stay in. Restaurante Guancascos can arrange your trip for you in Gracias.
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Balneario Aguas Termales (Gracias, Honduras)

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Hot sulfur springs
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Entrance fee: 30 Lempira

Take a taxi for 50 Lempira or take a long walk (around 1 1/2 hr ). It’s about 6 1/2 km away. I’ve never walked it, but saw some people sweating the walk on my way out in a taxi. Didn’t tell them they had another 45 minutes to go.This is definitely worth the money if your want to relax and unwind. They have a restaurant and changing room. No towels available when I went.

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Find these clay rocks and rub them on your body. (Neat)

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Big pool was just cleaned and filling back up. It five feet deep. (Wow)

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Well what are you waiting for. Jump in and enjoy!!!!!!!!!!!!!!