The Ancient City of Copan: The culture capital of the Mayan world

Walking into the Copan Museum is like walking into the bowels of the earth. You enter through a giant serpentine mouth which leads into a tunnel opening out into a bright open air museum chock full of jaw dropping Mayan art. The significance of the mouth and the cave relates back to the Mayan belief that caves were the door to Xibalba (shee-bal-ba: Literally translated to … Continue reading The Ancient City of Copan: The culture capital of the Mayan world

Cheap things to do on Utila that don’t include diving

Oh so much more than a cheap place to rack up diving certs, Utila is the best value Island we found in the Caribbean. Beaches, snorkelling, caves, farmland and lookouts, there’s certainly enough to keep you entertained on the days you just can’t bear to sit and read in the sunshine again. Go Snorkelling at Neptunes: This was actually my favourite day out! The boats … Continue reading Cheap things to do on Utila that don’t include diving

Nicaragua to Utila, Honduras: If you’re all about the destination you’re missing the real adventure!

We’d read on the World Nomads website that the public buses in Honduras were unsafe at this point in time with theft, gun crime and rape all having taken place on board these yellow retired school buses in the last year. We had also met a guy in Nicaragua who’d been robbed at gunpoint three times in Honduras, two of those travelling on buses. So not … Continue reading Nicaragua to Utila, Honduras: If you’re all about the destination you’re missing the real adventure!