Adventure Guide Honduras & The Bay Islands by Maria Fiallos

By Maria Fiallos

Honduras is a wonderland of Maya ruins, cloud forests packed with toucans, monkeys and jaguars, tiny villages perched on hillsides. and costs are astonishingly low. Copan is right here, the first Maya cultural heart from four hundred to 800 advert. The Bay Islands with their brilliant coral reefs trap divers from all over the world. the writer stocks inside of details - way more beneficial and revealing than the other advisor. city and local maps, photographs, index.

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San Pedro Sula, Folkloric Festival October . . . . . . . . . . Valle de Angeles Festival, near Tegucigalpa December . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Copán Ruinas Area Fair; Central American Artisan Craft Fair, Tegucigalpa n Golden Rules of Eco-Tourism Over the last few years, in an effort to strengthen the economy and simultaneously conserve natural resources, the Honduran government began an international tourism campaign. The country’s boundless tropical environment is a key attraction.

Both are males and they spend most of their time sleeping on tree trunks in their small cages or growling and clawing at each other through a screen. Nonetheless, they are enormous, beautiful creatures; and you get to see them very close up. Did You Know? ” Giant Anteaters: Inhabiting the savannas, swamps, and moist forests of Central and South America, giant anteaters Introduction n n 34 n Wildlife are another example of perfect adaptation to rainforest environs. They are quite large, measuring up to six feet long, including the tail, and weighing about 55 pounds, with a shape perfectly adapted to foraging for insects.

Pine forests in Honduras occur at all altitudes. Lowland or flatland pine savannahs are found along the Atlantic, while other species flourish at intermediate levels and on the higher mountain peaks further inland. The Atlantic slope, which is covered by lowland and sub-montane broadleaf rainforests, contains the country’s richest biodiversity. Examples of these forests can be found in the Río Plátano Biosphere and the Tawahka Reserve in the Moskitia Region; and in more accessible areas along the north coast such as the Pico Bonito National Park in La Ceiba, the Texiguat Reserve in Tela, and the Capiro and Calentura National Park in Trujillo.

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