Year: 2010

World Cup Fever

The World Cup in South Africa is about to start and football is the most popular sport in Honduras. Everyone loves loves the game and is always supporting the team. It has been 28 years since our first World Cup participation in Spain 1982, so this is a really big deal for us. It was…

Honduras Food – Sopa de Caracol

Sopa de Caracol or Conch chowder is one of the most delicious and popular dishes in Honduras. Most of the Caribbean countries eat this delicious dish, Bahamas and Jamaica have their own recipes as well, but all of them are fairly similar. Conch which is pronounced “konk” is a common name which is applied to…

Handmade Crafts in Honduras

I have posted this great video, that describes some of the most typical handmade crafts in Honduras, and where you can find them. There is a great variety of handmade crafts such as hard-carved wooden boxes, woven chairs, indigenous pottery, jewelry and hammocks in Honduras and each city has its own special selection. This video…

Pico Bonito National Park

Pico Bonito National Park is located near La Ceiba, one of the main cities in Honduras. Pico bonito es the second largest national park, with an extension of 1073 km2. This national park is very beautiful since it is one of the most diverse parks of the county, here you will have the opportunity to…

Lempira – Honduran Hero

Lempira was a war captain of the Lencas, a Mesoamerican ethnic group, who speak their own language and have lived in Honduras and El Salvador since pre-colombian times. The Lencas are still living in Honduras and recently have gained popularity because of their beautiful pottery and crafts. Lempira is very important in Honduran history, because…

Honduras Garifuna or Garinagu

This post will be dedicated to the Garifuna ehtnic group or Garinagu. Their presence in Honduras has incluenced our music, food, and art. The Garinagu (Garifuna in singular) are an afro-descendent ethnic group found in various regions of Central America and the Caribbean. They live along the Caribbean Coast in Belize, Guatemala, St. Vincent, Nicaragua…