Starting as hut under a Ceiba tree along the coast with a small dock in 1872, La Ceiba quickly grew into a major port. The city grew because of the fruit trade and commerce into a large economic center for the country. The early growth of La Ceiba was because of the Standard Fruit Company, which was part Dole Fruit.
From the La Ceiba Travel Guide
Central America for 3 weeks
Diving the Bay Islands is great....I will say, and this comes from an inveterate Utila lover, that the diving off Roatan is better. They seem to take better care of their coral...and the coral keeps the fish...also there are great coral canyons there. La Ceiba gets ever rougher and more run down...I used to be an apologist ...
Week 3, 14.Mar.09 - 20.Mar.09
14.Mar.09 La Ceiba, Honduras 6:15 AM in the bus station. Apparently there was some big accident on the (singular intended) road leading down to Tegucigalpa, so the road is closed ...
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