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Copan, Honduras is best known for it's mass of Mayan ruins. I wandered the grounds one morning with some new friends and we opted against a tour guide so that we could explore at our own pace. Throughout the day I decided to play tour guide, offering up the multitude of knowledge that can only come from looking around, reading signs, and making shit up. Here are some facts about the Mayan ruins of Copan that you should probably know...

I had meant to spend two, maybe three, nights in Copan, Honduras. Instead, I ended up spending six. The first two were comprised of necessity: a night of rest (though, really, drinking) after a 4am bus ride, a day to explore the nearby ruins. The next three were because I'd found a few new friends who really liked and I had no desire to leave them. And the sixth, because I was struck with food poisoning and couldn't bring myself to get on the 7am bus I needed to take....