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Stories and Tips Rio Platano

Rio Platano Biosphere Information

Written by Milvos on 06 Oct, 2001

The "Reserva de la Humanidad y Biosfera del Rio Platano" was declared in 1980 by the Honduran government. The reserve is situated in the North East of Honduras and covers 5251 km². The Reserve is one of the largest areas of forest remaining in Honduras.…Read More

The Pech

Written by Milvos on 06 Oct, 2001

The tribe of the Pech is not well investigated. In pre-Columbian times the Pech lived in the center of what today is the Honduran Moskitia. The area of the Pech reached from the Aguans River over the Patuca River to the Cape Gracias a Dios.…Read More

The Moskitos

Written by Milvos on 06 Oct, 2001

The Miskitos are supposed to have their origin in the rainforests of South America, this is concluded from their language which is very similar to the dialects of the Chibcha family. The name Miskitos could have been derived from the word "mosquete", the guns…Read More

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