Tag Archive for honduras

Familiar grounds

For the first time since Baja (or backtracking our few times through San Cristóbal), we have arrived in a place that I’ve visited before–Nicaragua. Back in 2008, in the summer between my first and second years of grad school, I…

Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras

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After seven months in Mexico, we spent one month in Guatemala, one week (!) in El Salvador, and two weeks in Honduras. I wanted to write about these countries politics and past, but I won’t. It’s hard to write an…

Honduras: a mixed bag

A lot of overlanders skip Honduras, mostly because of widespread police corruption on the 100-km Honduran stretch of the Pan-American highway, and the country’s reputation as the poorest and most dangerous in Central America. We decided to do a basic…

Onto Honduras

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The El Salvador-to-Honduras border crossing at El Poy was our worst one yet. We were stamped out of El Salvador in about 25 minutes, but the Honduran side took a full three hours. While it only cost us 60 lempiras…