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Photo of Chloée ziplining through the jungle canopy in Roatan, Honduras

Ziplining through the jungle in Honduras

Ever wonder what it would be like to go zipping through the jungle canopy, high above the ground, hanging by a thread? I did and so did the girls. So we tried it while we were in Honduras and I have to say, it really was a fabulous experience.     During our stay on […]

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Photo of a turkey vulture

The turkey vulture culture

While not one of the prettiest creatures in Honduras, the turkey vulture makes up for what it lacks in the beauty department by being incredibly useful to mother earth. Turkey vultures are large, meat-eating birds that excel at soaring. They don’t kill to survive; they survive on things that have been killed. Turkey vultures are […]

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Photo of two dolphins jumping

Atlantic bottlenose dolphin in Honduras

Bottlenose dolphins are one of the best known dolphins. They live in warm salt water oceans around the world. They’re sleek, highly trainable, highly intelligent creatures that stay together in close knit social groups called “pods” and have a complex communication system, including sounds for individual names or “signature whistles.” I heard that the best place to […]

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Photo of a blue-tailed emerald hummingbird having a snak

Honduras hummers

On the mosquito coast, the skeeters are bigger than the hummingbirds but the hummers outnumber the skeeters, which is good news for mosquito bait gringos like me. The blue-tailed emerald hummingbird (Esmeralda de Cola Azul in Spanish) averages 7.4 cm in length and weighs around 2.6 g. They are abundant here. The male’s plumage is […]

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