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HONDURAS ROUTE

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Hyperlinks will take you to highlights of the day (These are our rough daily notes. To read our full adventure, contact us to be notified when our book gets published. Red text indicates Visa Renewal. Distances are in nautical miles. One nautical mile is 1.853 kms or 1.151 statute miles.

Omoa to La Ceiba - August 1999

Place of Interest

Latitude
North
Longitude
West

Distance in N. Miles

Days (kayak)

Date (Arriving)

 

Omoa

15.467 88.028  

 

 

Puerto Cortes

15.52 87.565

8

1+(1)

8/09/99

Punta Ulua 15.555 87.565

12

1

8/11/99

Laguna Diamante 15.543 87.38

6

1

8/12/99

Punta Sal

15.555 87.36

2.5

3+(1)

8/13/99

Laguana Micos 15.495 87.335

8

0

8/14/99

Tela

15.47 87.472

12

1+(2)

8/14/99

Punta Izopo

15.51 87.225

8

1

8/17/99

La Ceiba

15.4761 86.4733

39

2

8/19/99

Total     95.5

 

 


Rio Platano Biosphere - September 1999

Palacios 15.57 84.56 Distance N. M
Playplaya 15.557 84.522 5
Raista 15.536 84.466 7
Platano 15.526 84.42 8
Kuri 3
Canal - Platano 1.5
Las Marias 15.405 84.505 30
Canal - Platano 30
Kuri 1.5
Raista 15.536 84.466 5
Total 91
Grand Total 186.5

La Ceiba to Nicaragua - April-May 2000

Place of Interest Latitude
North
Longitude
West
Distance
in Nautical Miles
Date (Arriving)
HONDURAS        
La Ceiba        
Punta Catchabutan (camp1) 15.49 86.305 16 3/31/00
Camp 2 15.5215 86.133 8 4/01/00
Punta Betulia 15.5425 86.075 7  
Trujillo 15.562 85.574 10 4/02/00 - 1d
Puntas Caxinas 16.016 86.006 6.5  
Camp 3 16 85.511 9 4/04/00
Santa Rosa de Aguan 15.572 85.422 9  
Limon 15.528 85.3075 12.5  
Camp 4 15.51 85.2677 4 4/05/00
Camp 5 15.5262 85.1995 6.5 4/06/00
Camp 6 15.5653 85.0816 13 4/07/00
Iriona 15.568 85.077 0.5  
Cabo Camaron lt. house 15.592 85.027 6  
Palacios Entrance 15.573 84.555 8  
Palacios 15.572 84.565 1 4/08/00
Plaplaya 15.557 84.532 4.5  
Raista 15.536 84.466 6 4/09/00
Rio Platano 15.535 84.422 6  
Barra de Brus Laguna 15.529 84.387 4.5  
Brus 15.463 84.322 10 4/10/00
Camp 7 15.495 84.29 8.5 4/11/00
Patuca 15.485 84.178 12 4/12/00
Camp 8 15.399 84.07 14 4/13/00
Camp 9 15.285 83.54 18 4/14/00
Yahurabila 15.258 83.505 4.5  
Puerto Lempira 15.16 83.462 10.5 4/15/00
Total 1     216 N. Miles Visa - La Ceiba, 8d
         
Puerto Lempira        
Caquira Entrance 15.183 83.462 8.5  
Caquira 15.19 83.355 2.5 5/02/00
Canco B 15.1688 83.291 7  
Canco C 15.1735 83.285 1  
Canco D 15.153 83.281 2.1  
Canco E 15.1511 83.276 0.5  
Canco Village 15.156 83.277 0.5  
Rio Cruta junction 15.137 83.277 3  
Cruta Walpatara 15.135 83.239 2  
Barra Cruta 15.15 83.228 2
Benk 15.05 83.195 10 5/03/00
Cabo Gracias a Dios 14.595 83.082 12  
NICARAGUA
Total 2     51 N. Miles  
 

Total distance from La Ceiba to Nicaragua:   267 nautical miles  - (494 kilometers)

These distances are GPS data, they do not take in consideration the drifting, ferry angles and times we paddled slightly off course.


The non-kayaking days are used to rest, share experiences with local people, write articles and prepare the next updates of our website.

1 km = 0.62 statute miles   /   1 statute mile = 1.61 kilometers

1 Nautical Mile = 1.85 km   /    1km = 0.54 Nautical Miles

1 Nautical Mile = 1.15 miles (statute)   /    1 mile (statute) = 0.87 N. Miles

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