18 November/ 2004
travel guide says:
is truly a gem to be discovered”
The French travel guide Ulysse Honduras says
Hondurasâ€™ unique Hispano-American culture and idyllic tropical
beaches make the country a multi-faceted gem that is well worth
the visit for even the most demanding pleasure and business travelers.
“Although Honduras is still considered a small destination
on the map of world tourism, it wonâ€™t always be that way,”
predicts the guideâ€™s third edition. Growing numbers of travelers
are discovering the country and the archaeological treasures of
the Copan Ruins, whose spectacular sculpted stelae and majestic
stairways invoke the mysteries of Central Americaâ€™s ancient
The Ulysse guide also highlights Hondurasâ€™ picturesque
hillside villages with their beautiful examples of colonial architecture,
which the guideâ€™s writers say are worth a visit of several
days. The countryâ€™s capital city of Tegucigalpa is also
praised, for its narrow streets and colonial architecture.
The guide provides a detailed description of all of the countryâ€™s
attractions, including majestic mountains, a variety of tropical
forests and indigenous fauna, in addition to the coral reefs of
the north coast and the natural beauty of the Honduran Caribbean.
Ulysse Honduras guides are now available in bookstores throughout