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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781892975720
Publisher: Open Road Publishing
Publication date: 06/01/2002
Edition description: Updated
Pages: 312
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 8.58(h) x 0.76(d)

Table of Contents

1.Introduction13
2.Overview15
3.Itineraries21
Honduran Highlands Route21
Caribbean Coastal Route22
Island Fever Itinerary22
Jungle Fever Itinerary22
4.Land & People23
Land24
People30
5.A Short History38
6.Planning Your Trip54
Climate & Weather55
What to Take56
Entrance & Exit Requirements58
Customs60
Using Travel Specialists61
Getting to Honduras63
By Air63
By Car66
By Bus66
Getting Around Honduras67
By Air67
By Bus67
By Car68
Car Rental69
By Taxi69
Accommodations70
7.Basic Information71
Business Hours71
Cost of Living & Travel71
Electricity72
Health Concerns72
Learning Spanish73
Money & Banking74
Post Office & Courier Services76
Retiring in Honduras77
Shopping79
Taxes80
Telephones80
Time81
Tipping81
Water81
Where to Find Information About Honduras82
8.Sports & Recreation84
Cruise the Islands & the Coast84
Diving85
Fishing85
National Parks85
Raft & Kayak the Jungle Rivers87
Ecotourism88
9.Food & Drink90
10.Best Places to Stay92
San Pedro Sula92
Copan Ruinas93
Tela93
Trujillo93
La Ceiba94
Roatan94
Guanaja95
Tegucigalpa96
11.Tegucigalpa98
Arrivals & Departures99
Orientation101
Getting Around Town102
Where to Stay105
Where to Eat108
Seeing the Sights111
Nightlife & Entertainment116
Shopping117
Excursions From Tegucigalpa118
Suyapa118
Santa Lucia & Valle de Angeles119
La Tigra National Park121
San Antonio de Oriente & El Zamorano122
Ojojona123
Practical Information123
12.To the North128
Comayagua129
North of Comayagua138
Lake Yojoa139
Pulhapanzak Falls143
Mt. Marancho & Santa Barbara National Park143
San Pedro Sula145
La Lima160
El Progreso161
Department of Yoro161
13.The North Coast163
Puerto Cortes165
Omoa168
Tela171
Lancetilla Experimental Station176
San Juan & Tornabe178
Punta Sal Marine National Park178
La Ceiba180
Cuero y Salado National Park187
Pico Bonito National Park188
Trujillo190
Near Trujillo193
La Mosquitia196
14.The Bay Islands204
Arrivals & Departures207
Orientation208
Sports & Recreation209
Basic Information214
Utila216
Roatan221
Coxen's Hole225
Sandy Bay & Environs226
West End229
West Bay Beach232
French Harbour236
Oak Ridge238
Punta Gorda240
Old Port Royal241
Barbareta241
Guanaja241
Hog Cays (Cayos Cochinos)248
15.Western Honduras250
The Road to Copan250
El Puente Archaeological Park251
Copan Ruinas252
The Copan Ruins263
Santa Rosa de Copan275
Nueva Ocotepeque279
Gracias280
La Esperanza & Intibuca283
Marcala284
16.South & East285
South to the Coast285
The Gulf of Fonseca286
Amapala286
Choluteca287
Cedeno289
Punta Raton Wildlife Reserve290
Guasaule290
East of Tegucigalpa290
Danli291
Northeast of Tegucigalpa292
Juticalpa292
Further East293
17.Honduras Miscellany294
Index301
Sidebars
Holdays in Honduras59
Direct Flights to Honduras65
Exchange Rate75
National Parks At a Glance86
Driving in Tegucigalpa104
Emergency & Service Numbers in Tegucigalpa126
Maps
Central America11
Honduras17
Central Tegucigalpa103
Lake Yojoa141
Pico Bonito National Park189
The Bay Islands205
Roatan224
Copan Ruinas257
The Ruins of Copan267
AIDS Warning155
La Ceiba's Butterflies & Insects184
Learn Spanish in La Ceiba!185
The Miskito People199
Diving High Points & Low Points210
Beaches & Supplies232

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