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Comayagua, Honduras

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Once the capital of Honduras, faded COMAYAGUA lies just 85km north of Tegucigalpa, at the northeast end of the fertile Comayagua Valley. Santa María de Comayagua, as it was first known, was built in 1539, and quickly gained prominence thanks to the discovery of silver nearby, becoming the administrative centre for the whole of Honduras. Following independence, however, the city's fortunes began to decline, particularly after Tegucigalpa was designated alternate capital of the new republic in 1824, and especially when President Soto permanently transferred the capital to Tegucigalpa in 1880. …
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Hotel Casagrande

Beutifully restored colonial house. Ten rooms elegantly decorated. Hand painted lavabo and wall tiles in shower. Delicious honduran high mountain coffee, fresh fruits ...