Copan Ruinas town is a charming quiet place with a dozen streets lined with shops and hotels to accommodate a modest tourist trade on their way to famous Copan Ruins, which are about 1 km away. Colorful buildings, cobblestone sreets and friendly faces; there are numerous entertainments  in addition to the ruins including a large Mayan archeological museum, waterfall trek, butterfly house, ancient football display, language courses and ecology tours and rafting among others. The population is about six thousand.

Honduras is a republic in Central America. It was formerly
Honduras is a republic in Central America. It was formerly known as Spanish Honduras to differentiate it from British Honduras (now Belize). The country is bordered to the west by Guatemala, to the southwest by El Salvador, to the southeast by Nicaragua, to the south by the Pacific Ocean at the Gulf of Fonseca, and to the north by the Gulf of Honduras, a large inlet of the Caribbean Sea. Its size is just over 112,000 km???? with an estimated population of almost eight million. Its capital is Tegucigalpa.
Town of Copan main church on the central plaza
Town of Copan main church on the central plaza
Town of Copan church and Central Plaza
Town of Copan church and Central Plaza
Central Plaza
Central Plaza
Taxi on Central Plaza
Taxi on Central Plaza
Fruit vendors on Central Plaza
Fruit vendors on Central Plaza
Local kids in Central Plaza
Local kids in Central Plaza
Town of Copan side street
Town of Copan side street
Town of Copan side street
Town of Copan side street
Road repairs on main street
Road repairs on main street
Local farmers in town after work
Local farmers in town after work
Street repairs
Street repairs
Local color
Local color
Small general store
Small general store
Usual armed guards at a bank
Usual armed guards at a bank
Bird of Paradise plants
Bird of Paradise plants
Mod guy hanging out with friends in Central Plaza
Mod guy hanging out with friends in Central Plaza
Town Hall
Town Hall
Town hall
Town hall
Handsome local guy watching the scene
Handsome local guy watching the scene
Typical cobblestone street
Typical cobblestone street
Local worker making sidewalk repairs
Local worker making sidewalk repairs
Entry gate to La Casa de Cafe B&B in Copan
Entry gate to La Casa de Cafe B&B in Copan Town
Owner's son, La Casa de Cafe B&B
Owner's son, La Casa de Cafe B&B
La Casa de Cafe B&B
La Casa de Cafe B&B
View from La Casa de Cafe B&B
View from La Casa de Cafe B&B
Artesan's market in town
Artesan's market in town
Artesan's market in town
Artesan's market in town
Artesan's market in town
Artesan's market in town
Colorful umbrellas
Colorful umbrellas
Yat B'alam hotel and cafe
Yat B'alam hotel and cafe
Streets are quiet and locals pass by
Streets are quiet and locals pass by
Spanish colonial architecture is common
Spanish colonial architecture is common
Little girls watching older girls
Little girls watching older girls
Taxi and town
Taxi and town
Pirated CDs for sale
Pirated CDs for sale
Kids hitching a ride to school
Kids hitching a ride to school
Waiting for pick-up work; typical footwear is rubber boots
Waiting for pick-up work; typical footwear is rubber boots
Fruit vendor
Fruit vendor
Chicken and chips stand with dogs waiting for scraps
Chicken and chips stand with dogs waiting for scraps
Another fruit vendor with young mother nursing her child
Another fruit vendor with young mother nursing her child
Handsome guy (probably unemployed) watching the scene pass by
Handsome guy (probably unemployed) watching the scene pass by
Morning shopping with grandma
Morning shopping with grandma
Driver waiting for his truck to be loaded
Driver waiting for his truck to be loaded
Morning market being set up
Morning market being set up