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Shark Diving on Roatan

As you glide through the water, concentrating on making perfect frog kicks and using your lungs to keep yourself at just the right place in...
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All About: The Monkey La-La

When you hear ‘monkey la-la’, what pops into your head? Maybe a funky dance move, or a fancy gorilla? It seems that every tropical...

Beautiful West Bay Beach

  When you see a magazine photo or a postcard of Roatan, usually what you’re looking at is a shot of West Bay Beach....
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Avi Stories: Chance and Transvestites In India

It all started on a busy train platform in Bombay. My then to be mother was en route to an Air India interview. A...
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Punta Gorda: Seaside Haircuts & Conch Soup

Punta Gorda is one of the most interesting places on Roatan to visit. Now a must-stop site on any island tour, Punta Gorda has...
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Mailing A Postcard From Roatan

One of the best quirks about Roatan is the mail service, or lack thereof. No bills, no junk mail, no credit card offers. No...
Roatan Pastelitos

All About: Pastelitos

Now that I have shed the light on the greatness of the humble baleada, let me introduce you to its delicious cousin: the pastelito....
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Gifiti: The Best Roatan Souvenir

  Guifuti, giffidy, geffidee… you can spell it however you want,  but gifiti is one of the best souvenirs to take home from your trip...
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The Elusive Roatan Rope Swing

  Many people come to Roatan and hear about a mysterious rope swing over the ocean, whose location is a local ‘secret’.   As...
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What’s the Deal With All the Power Outages?

If you have been on Roatan for any longer than about 3 days, chances are you’ve experienced one of our infamous power outages. Sorry...