Guacamaya Spanish School
Copan Ruins, Copan, Honduras

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...

Guacamaya Spanish School