Mosquitia Region, Honduras March 22-April 4, 2005 <ul><li>With side trips to:   Copan, Honduras Antigua, Guatemala </li></...
From Tocoa to Palacios  (March 24 - 26) Broken Truck : Front view (top); Back view (below) Replacement Truck
R ío Plátano Expedition Child Surfing a Plank @ Playita  (above) Jerry’s Mom & Brother after helping him launch the cayuca...
Entrance to the Pl átano River The boat is a cayuca similar to the one we are on. The homes are wooden and stilted.
Daily Life  @  the Pl átano <ul><li>Jungle everywhere </li></ul><ul><li>Home (right) </li></ul><ul><li>Swimming (bottom le...
T ípico  Plátano Living :  Thatch-roofed bungalows, pipiantes, tuk-tuks, etc
Pl átanos on the Plátano : It is normal for parcelas for farming to be a pipiante boat-ride away from home, but the trip s...
Las Marias, Gracias A Dios Diana’s Hotel @ Las Marias by morning.
<ul><li>Inside the cabin. </li></ul><ul><li>Craft made from corteza from a tree </li></ul><ul><li>Big spider on the tiger ...
<ul><li>Centro de Salud - Las Marias   </li></ul><ul><li>Fancy Building </li></ul><ul><li>Nice Solar Panel </li></ul><ul><...
Petroglyph Expedition Team Pole-propelling the Pipiante
Punta Dama in the Distance Water Giving Vine
Mysterious Figure
Pretty Rock Flowers.
Monkeys? A Family? A Civilization? Visitors from Another Planet?
Butterfly Bliss around the Petroglyphs depicting … a River Monster? a Crocodile? a God?
Copan Revisited: Museo de Arqueolog ía  (April 1)   Birth Glyph Ascent to Power Glyph Rite Glyph Capture Glyph
Antigua, Guatemala: Churches & Monasteries  (April 2 - 3)
Arco de Santa Catarina 1694 Fuente de La Merced Largest fountain in Central America
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An intrepid trip into the Mosquitia Region, Honduras, which spans internationally into Nicaragua. This trip mandates interaction with locals, and a strong command of Spanish and the local culture. Also a side trip into Copan, Honduras and Antigua, Guatemala.

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  1. 1. Mosquitia Region, Honduras March 22-April 4, 2005 <ul><li>With side trips to: Copan, Honduras Antigua, Guatemala </li></ul><ul><li>Itinerary: </li></ul><ul><li>San Salvador to San Pedro Sula (March 22) </li></ul><ul><li>San Pedro Sula to La Ceiba (March 22) </li></ul><ul><li>La Ceiba to Tocoa (March 23) </li></ul><ul><li>Tocoa to Palacios (March 24) </li></ul><ul><li>Palacios to Plaplaya (March 25) </li></ul><ul><li>Belen to Las Marias (La Moskitia) (March 27-29) </li></ul>
  2. 2. From Tocoa to Palacios (March 24 - 26) Broken Truck : Front view (top); Back view (below) Replacement Truck
  3. 3. R ío Plátano Expedition Child Surfing a Plank @ Playita (above) Jerry’s Mom & Brother after helping him launch the cayuca @ Belen (above)
  4. 4. Entrance to the Pl átano River The boat is a cayuca similar to the one we are on. The homes are wooden and stilted.
  5. 5. Daily Life @ the Pl átano <ul><li>Jungle everywhere </li></ul><ul><li>Home (right) </li></ul><ul><li>Swimming (bottom left) </li></ul><ul><li>Laundry (bottom right) </li></ul>
  6. 6. T ípico Plátano Living : Thatch-roofed bungalows, pipiantes, tuk-tuks, etc
  7. 7. Pl átanos on the Plátano : It is normal for parcelas for farming to be a pipiante boat-ride away from home, but the trip sometimes requires some luggage.
  8. 8. Las Marias, Gracias A Dios Diana’s Hotel @ Las Marias by morning.
  9. 9. <ul><li>Inside the cabin. </li></ul><ul><li>Craft made from corteza from a tree </li></ul><ul><li>Big spider on the tiger </li></ul><ul><li>No electricity - use flashlights </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>Centro de Salud - Las Marias </li></ul><ul><li>Fancy Building </li></ul><ul><li>Nice Solar Panel </li></ul><ul><li>All materials brought by boat </li></ul>
  11. 11. Petroglyph Expedition Team Pole-propelling the Pipiante
  12. 12. Punta Dama in the Distance Water Giving Vine
  13. 13. Mysterious Figure
  14. 14. Pretty Rock Flowers.
  15. 15. Monkeys? A Family? A Civilization? Visitors from Another Planet?
  16. 16. Butterfly Bliss around the Petroglyphs depicting … a River Monster? a Crocodile? a God?
  17. 17. Copan Revisited: Museo de Arqueolog ía (April 1) Birth Glyph Ascent to Power Glyph Rite Glyph Capture Glyph
  18. 18. Antigua, Guatemala: Churches & Monasteries (April 2 - 3)
  19. 19. Arco de Santa Catarina 1694 Fuente de La Merced Largest fountain in Central America

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