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Honduras Travel Resources

Guidebooks and other references:

Moon Handbooks Honduras stands out among the few Honduras guidebooks. Lonely Planet's Honduras & the Bay Islands guide is also good. Other current guides include Hunter's Adventure Guide Honduras & The Bay Islands and Open Road's Best of Honduras. Honduras is featured in the Central America guides put out by various other publishers, such as Rough Guides and Footprint.

If you're a diver, check out Lonely Planet's Honduras' Bay Islands: Diving & Snorkeling.

Web sites:

A variety of Web sites do a good job of covering the bases for Honduras and linking to hotels and other resources. Try the following for a start.

The English-language newspaper Honduras This Week ( www.marrder.com/htw) maintains a good Web site that will keep you up on local happenings.

Honduras Tips ( www.hondurastips.honduras.com) has extensive information on all areas of the country, with thorough hotel listings, including prices, in English and Spanish. It also has the best bus route guide.

Honduras.com ( www.honduras.com) is not pretty, but it contains plenty of solid information on travel options, some current news, and the weather in Tegucigalpa, Santa Rosa de Copán, Roatán, and La Ceiba.

The Honduras Travel Guide ( www.sidewalkmystic.com ) is one traveler's ad-free labor of love about Honduras, available as a downloadable PDF file as well.

About Utila ( www.aboututila.com), an official tourism site, tells you everything you need to know about the island, including all lodging options and registered dive shops.

Roatan OnLine ( www.roatanonline.com) offers comprehensive links to hotels and dive shops and has good info on what to do in the area. Travel Roatan ( www.travel-roatan.com) also has good general information.< Roantannet.com ( www.roatanet.com) is more commercial but also has useful links. For timely news, see the site for the monthly newspaper Bay Islands Voice ( www.bayislandsvoice.com).

A local restaurant owner maintains the useful Santa Rosa de Copán site ( http://snow.prohosting.com/srcopan/src/), with plenty of tips and useful links.

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