Honduras

The Ruins of Copan

Posted by on Dec 2, 2012 in Central America, Featured, Honduras, The Latest | 0 comments

The Ruins of Copan

Before I ever visited any ruins the Mayans were already on my good side. They must have been incredible people since they are credited with first discovering and eating chocolate.  That’s my kind of civilization right? Minus those brutal human and animal sacrifices, bloodletting and honor killings… There is a common debate frequently heard on the gringo trail arguing if the Mayan ruins at Copan in Honduras or Tikal in Guatemala reign supreme.  Many argue Tikal for the sheer size and large scope while others spout the significant of the exposed hieroglyphics and is more tranquil and...

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Local Voices – Logan Marshall

Posted by on Nov 25, 2012 in Central America, Honduras, Local Voices | 0 comments

Local Voices – Logan Marshall

Name: Logan Marshall Age: 19 Current Occupation: World Traveler and Volunteer. He just finished volunteering with a non-profit called Safe Passage. This organization provides education and opportunity to children and families living in EXTREME poverty around the Guatemala City dump. These locals make a living by searching through the hot, dangerious and toxic Guatemala City dump looking for salvageable materials. They then store them (in their homes with their children) until they can sell the items. There are roughly 3,500 people who have permits to do this but there are assumed to be...

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