Copan

Travel to Honduras where Copan is the main gateway for travelers to Honduras by land from Guatemala. A charming travel destination, with a variety of hotels, restaurants, bars and souvenir shops with services catering to everything from the budget traveler looking for a hostel, to upscale travelers that require deluxe accommodations. Copan offers the most elaborate high relief sculptures in the Mayan World, with two world class archaeological museums. The Copan Valley is famous for bird watching opportunities, and boasts the most complete aviary varieties of native macaws, toucans and parrots within Honduras and Central America. The Copan Archaeological site is the most studied Mayan archaeological site in the world, and offers a complete picture of how the Mayans lived.


Copan Ruins Hotel Woes

With a new stable government and tourism on the rebound, hotel development in the Central American country of Honduras is…

Touring the Copan Ruins

Things haven’t changed much in Copan Ruinas. Old men play checkers in the plaza and barefoot kids kick soccer balls…

NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC FILM DOCUMENTARY

The National Geographic documentary, “Collapse: Based on the Book by Jared Diamond,” will start airing on the National Geographic Channel…

Copan Going to the Birds

I am not a birder, but I love watching the little creatures, especially in their native habitat. Imagine then, how…

Honduras Conference Scheduled

A conference on Honduras 2010 will take place in Copan during October 14-16, 2010 at the Municipal Conference Center beside…

Copan Ruins Video

Nestled in western Honduras are the Maya ruins of Copan, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. In this video, you’ll learn…

Say Cheese Please

During my recent Christmas escape to Copan Ruinas, I stumbled across a refreshing new alternative: fresh home cheese made right…