Saturday, January 17, 2009

San Pedro Sula -Honduras

San Pedro Sula Located in the northern part of the country, San Pedro is only a few miles from the coast and has always played a major role in Honduran ...read more
San Pedro Sula, Honduras - Information (Courtesy of the Ministry of Tourism of Honduras)
San Pedro Sula Information Located in the north, San Pedro is located just a few miles from the coast and has always played a major role in Honduran history. The city was founded a June 27th 1536 by Don Pedro de Alvarado. The Spanish conquistador founded the city under the name "Villa de San Pedro de Puerto Caballos" and over the next five years was known as San Pedro Sula, the latter referring to the name Usula local dialect which means "valley of birds."
San Pedro Sula - Getting There The main airport is within the International Airport in San Pedro Sula. With regular TACA, American, Continental and Iberia, is easily accessible from San Pedro Sula Americans the following links: Miami, Houston, New Orleans, New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Cancun. Moreover, there are excellent connections via American Airlines Center via San Jose, Costa Rica, San Salvador, El Salvador and Guatemala, Guatemala. Also available is a daily air service Isleña Airlines, Sosa Airlines and Atlantic Arilines to San Pedro from La Ceiba, Roatan and Tegucigalpa. In addition, you can choose a bus service between first class Tegucigalpa and San Pedro Sula. The highway linking the two cities is one of the best in Central America and the journey between those points less than 4 hours delay. The three bus lines that provide a first class service, direct and executive Saenz are First Class, Business Class Hedman Alas and Viana Gold (For more information check out our list of routes)
San Pedro Sula - Getting around Moving in San Pedro Sula. San Pedro is a city easy to scroll and scroll. It is divided into four quadrants that follow the Spanish system for the construction of ancient cities: northeast, southeast, northwest and southwest. All streets are numbered with avenues running north to south and east-west streets. The center is marked by the 1st street. The most important shopping street is Third Avenue. Although there are many public buses, taxis are plentiful and a very reasonable price. Whatever the case, be sure to negotiate the cost of the trip before taking a taxi. It's a good idea to consult with the buttons on the hotel where he is staying (or any other reliable source) on taxi fares and routes. Another alternative is to rent a car. Most franchises have their U.S. offerings in San Pedro Sula, such as Avis, Budget, Dollar and Hertz. Moreover, there are local car rental. Most have offices at the airport, and usually there is any other in the lobby of the best hotels.

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