¡Buenos dias amigos!
I’ve had some issues with my website for a few weeks now but it looks to be back to normal and just in time to let you folks know that the latest episode of Planet Kapow is now online.
In this ep we travel from beautiful Granada (Nicaragua) and check out Volcán Mombacho – no lava yet again but beautiful flora and fauna (including a baby deer), then we shoot to Managua (probably the least coolest city on the trip up to this point), then take a day and a half on buses & boats passing through El Rama and Bluefields to eventually arrive on Big Corn Island (a nice little slice of paradise).
As usual head on over to Planet Kapow, read Lachie’s article, and check out all that is episode 31 – “Granada to Corn Islands”:
After a short poke around El Salvador we headed north to Honduras.
All I new about Honduras was from the stories & photos of my mate Alex who years ago had spent months up on the island of Roatan, and they were some great photos and images.
We crossed the border at Ocotepeque and luckily scored a ride in the back of a nice family’s truck. Then a sprint up the main drag of Ocotepeque got us on the last bus north to Santa Rosa de Copan.
The countryside the whole way up was beautiful and seemed a lot more mountainous than what we had seen in El Salvador.
We spent a night in Santa Rosa de Copan and immediately got a good impression from the place.
The next morning we bused it north to La Entrada then back down south to Copan, to check out the ruins, find some hot water, then after a few days we headed north again up to La Ceiba for some white water rafting on the river Cangrejal.
Come read Lachlan’s retelling of our first Honduran adventure, check out some impressive Mayan engravings in Copan and then extreme it down the river.
Yes, this is Planet Kapow episode 28!