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Gallery: La Ceiba

USA | Friday, 25 May 2007 | Photo Gallery


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Gallery: Coca-cola and Pepsi

USA | Friday, 25 May 2007 | Photo Gallery


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The Coca-Cola and Pepsi Turf War

USA | Friday, 25 May 2007 | Views [544]

Every where you go in Honduras you will see either a Coke-Cola sign or the Pepsi sign.   Apparently in all the small towns/puebles spraw across Honduras agree to let them put up a sign of the name of their town, name of their store, or even name of ... Read more >

Tags: Culture


"Torsalo"

USA | Thursday, 17 May 2007 | Views [2134] | Comments [1]

Recently at Honduras, all the intern and residents in the hospital are on strike because they are refusing to do one year of cheap service for the poor.   So the volume of patient at the free clinic has steadily increased.   So we went over to help….... Read more >

Tags: Doctors, hospitals & health


La Ceiba

USA | Tuesday, 1 May 2007 | Views [374]

For the Labor Day weekend here in Central America.   We went to La Ceiba, which is a seaside town that is the departure point for Roatan.   Instead of going to the town we went to an all inclusive resort 20km outside of La Ceiba.   Beautiful resort ... Read more >

Tags: The Great Outdoors


Volunteer Experience

USA | Thursday, 26 Apr 2007 | Views [1259]

I know some of you have been waiting for this part of my journal.  Health care system is sooooooooo.........different here in SPS.  Needless to say I would not want to be poor here.  As I have mentioned before the differences between the rich and the ... Read more >

Tags: Doctors, hospitals & health


The Baleada Diet

USA | Thursday, 26 Apr 2007 | Views [649]

Sorry I have been bad about keeping up with my journal.  So..........I have told you about the new found food here in Honduras that I like.  Baleadas and Licuados.  Entonces.....(Therefore in Spanish)I have decided to check out the Baleadas here in ... Read more >

Tags: I should have known better!


Gallery: Honduras

USA | Sunday, 8 Apr 2007 | Photo Gallery


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Not Getting Robbed

USA | Sunday, 8 Apr 2007 | Views [493] | Comments [2]

So on the way back to San Pedro Sula, we took the nice expensive bus with really tight security. Hedman Alas….sounds like English name to me.   The bus was fully air conditioned.   There is a bullet proof glass between the driver and the passenger.... Read more >

Tags: Philosophy of travel


Baleadas

USA | Sunday, 8 Apr 2007 | Views [560]

The Honduran barrito…..in Tela there is this place called “Mega Baleadas”   Yummy!!!!   Granted beans is not my thing but when it’s mushed up like a paste in a flour tortilla it ain’t so bad.   So…a baleadas is a large soft tortilla made right a ... Read more >

Tags: Food & eating


Semana Santa

USA | Sunday, 8 Apr 2007 | Views [818] | Comments [2]

Zhu Zhu and I spent the “holy week” here in Tela, a sleepy little broken down seaside town.   With the holiday week many people from out of town gather in Tela.   Most of the tourist is local.   We spent Monday walking on the beach and getting 3 ... Read more >

Tags: Relaxation


Tela, Honduras

USA | Sunday, 8 Apr 2007 | Views [492] | Comments [1]

So the key of not getting robbed in Honduras is A. Ride the cheapest bus possible or B. Ride the most expensive bus possible, where they check everyone’s ID coming on to the bus.   Anything else in between it not a very good idea.   Because for fear ... Read more >

Tags: Philosophy of travel


San Pedro Sula, Honduras

USA | Saturday, 31 Mar 2007 | Views [478] | Comments [1]

Driving through the street of San Pedro Sula I realize it’s the capital city of FAST FOOD.   Who would have thought?   The fifteen min drive of airport to Zhu Zhu’s apartment I see five gigantic Pizza Hut complexes and countless numbers of varieties ... Read more >

Tags: Culture


Horror Flight

USA | Thursday, 29 Mar 2007 | Views [347]

With much excitement and fear I set off on my Honduras journey.   However, the stars weren’t aligning that night.   My flight was delay from 1230am to 230am.    FINE!   So it’s delay…..then because of the delay I missed my connecting flight.   ... Read more >

Tags: planes trains & automobiles


Departure

USA | Thursday, 29 Mar 2007 | Views [442] | Comments [1]

Well, this is it!  I'm flying out today!  Zhu Zhu almost forgot about me....he thought I was arriving on Friday. Honduras is far but it shouldn't take me 48hours to get there!!!!!!!!!!!   Yesterday I packed everything I own in a door to door box and ... Read more >

Tags: The Planning Phase


Freaking Out Phase

USA | Friday, 23 Mar 2007 | Views [341] | Comments [1]

So........few more days left till my final departure date.  Slightly freaked out and very excitied.  In order to "calm my nerves"  to prevent myself freaking out too much that I can't get anything done.  I have become a semi-alcoholic.  The ... Read more >

Tags: The Planning Phase


Getting Started

USA | Tuesday, 20 Mar 2007 | Views [387]

I have never plan for such an extensive trip in my life, but I guess there is a first for everything.  I put in my notice about two months ago and my last day of work was this past Thursday.  I thought it would be exciting but in fact it was very very ... Read more >

Tags: The Planning Phase


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