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Advice on Returning to Honduras (Tegucigalpa) after 30 years

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Advice on Returning to Honduras (Tegucigalpa) after 30 years

I have read there is more crime, and the roads have changed (will probably have someone else drive while there) . Any recomendations on places to go or see? Thanks. Am going in July.

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1. Re: Advice on Returning to Honduras (Tegucigalpa) after 30 years

Yes, unfortunately crime has risen a lot - but that said, you can avoid it by being smart - don't walk around after talk (take a cab even to go a short distance) and pay attention to your surroundings. Having a driver is a good idea because there are many more cars on the road than 30 years ago, and they all drive like lunatics.

The downtown area has been cleaned up in the past few years, and is a nice place to visit. The Museo de Identidad Nacional is a relatively new museum that is well-worth visiting, and while the Galeria de Arte Nacional and the Museo del Hombre Hondureño aren't new, they are also nice to visit.

Colonia Palmira has many nice restaurants - I like Mangosteen - and Pupuseria El Patio I think has been around since before you left Honduras, and is still great.

You can also find guidebook info online at:


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2. Re: Advice on Returning to Honduras (Tegucigalpa) after 30 years

Thank You for your info. Yes, El Patio was there before I left. I will have to check out the musuems, though.

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