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Going to Honduras

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Going to Honduras


I am now back in Costa Rica after five days in Panama. It was a good swing down there. Glad I went. Now I am getting ready to go to Honduras. I got on an archaeology project at Copan. I am going to try to make it there in one clean swoop, so I got a ticket on the Tica Bus that goes to San Pedro Sula. Paid nearly $50 for this ticket, and it takes two days of riding across three countries to get there. So I am going to get the Chinese Tourist tour of Northern Costa Rica, Nicaragua, and Southern Honduras. Oh well, I have been to these countries before, and I need to get to get to Copan quickly.

It is set up, a month of archaeology fieldwork at a famous site, and then I am free to wander on. Mira and I found an apartment a block from the Copan Archaeology office for $100 a month. That is $50 each. Not bad, the article that I wrote for Dan at Café Abroad Magazine will be getting me a bed for a month. Thanks Dan!

After Copan I think that we will be traveling through Guatemala, Belize, and Southern Mexico. Going to try to find an ‘on-the-table’ way to go to Cuba. Hey Dan, want a good story? I hear that journalist can go to Cuba and side step the embargo nonsense. All you have to do is fill out a few forms, and away I go!

Wade from Vagabond Journey.com
Heredia, Costa Rica
February 27, 2008

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Filed under: Bus Travel, Central America, Honduras, Travel Preparation

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Wade Shepard is the founder and editor of Vagabond Journey. He has been traveling the world since 1999, through 76 countries. He is the author of the book, Ghost Cities of China, and contributes to Forbes, The Diplomat, the South China Morning Post, and other publications. has written 3048 posts on Vagabond Journey. Contact the author.

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