Guacamaya Spanish School
Copan Ruins, Copan, Honduras

By: GSS | January 14, 2015

Paula Strawser have many post of his experience in Copan Ruinas, her blog is full of pictures, and also have many details worth reading. 


We are so thankful to her for sharing her trip! 

By: GSS | January 14, 2015


The purpose of our trip to Copan is mainly to brush up on our Spanish. It’s easy to think you can speak Spanish when you’re a tourist and the conversations you’re having are all very brief and in the present tense. We quickly realized when we got here that while we can understand about 80% of what people are saying, speaking is another matter.


 It’s HARD. At the Escuela Guacamaya we have been receiving one on one instruction every day for four hours, plus homework each night. Our teachers (who speak no English) have been fantastic. Allan’s teacher is named Dunia, a gentle and kind 38 year old mother of three. Julianne’s teacher is named Karla, a lively, beautiful and fun 26 year old who loves to gossip! We came to think of them as frie...

By: GSS | January 27, 2014

Copan Ruins, Honduras

by   BRANDON EDWARD   on  

CopanRuinRuinasHonduras We’ve seen Mayan Ruins from the Yucatan to Honduras.  We’ve tried to be Selective and, with the exception of   Chichen Itza , pick the more interesting and less traveled sites.  Copan is probably the last ruin we’ll see on this trip and the perfect combination of the aspects I liked about the others we visited.  For instance, at   Edzna   you could go just about anywhere you wanted, but the carvings weren’t near as interesting as say Chichen Itza.  At Chichen Itza you can’t go anywhere or touch anything and feel a bit cheated over the whole experience.  At Copan, they’ve built pathways throughout the ruins and you get an...

By: GSS | January 08, 2014

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As Easy as A, B, Si

In a Honduras town, two moms and four kids learned a little Spanish -- and a lot about trust.

By Steve Hendrix
Washington Post Staff Writer
Sunday, March 27, 2005 ; Page P01

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