Category Archives: Honduras

Macaws of Copan

The Macaws of Copan, Honduras, accompanied us on our afternoon walk into the ancient monuments of Copan. High above us in the trees, their cries announced their presence. Not realizing what was in store, we stopped and gawked, searching the dense growth with our field glasses to get a glimpse of the beautiful birds. Truly […]

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Ruins of Copan

The ruins of Copan is an extensive site that gave us much to see and do.¬†Once again, we learned that the actual foundational level of the city was something like 16 feet below the present surface where we were walking. Archeologists had to excavate to that depth to discover it, but since there is no […]

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Banana Crossing on the Road

While driving to the ruins of Copan, which is in Honduras, I experienced my first banana crossing on the road. Now that might create a cartoon-like image in your mind of small yellow bananas frolicking across the asphalt. Not quite. It was all very mechanized, but yes, a constant stream of bananas were crossing the […]

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