Saturday, May 16, 2009

Stay Alert!

When driving in Honduras, it is always wise to stay alert to road conditions. In fact, the US State Department recommends that you not ever drive after dark in Honduras.

Perhaps this would explain why:



Notice this road hazard has been marked, to help people see it before running into it. I know that probably makes you feel much safer!

What's that? You'd like a closer look? Okay then, here you go:


Allen estimates that the depression was about 16 feet wide, with a drop of about 1.5 feet. Just in case you wanted to know.

3 comments:

Laurie said...

Wow. That's a big hole. Even in the capital there are large craters. There is one on the road to the airport from the center of town, and it is actually a sinkhole of some sort. A large tractor trailer size tire sank into it. It was there as a warning. It keeps eating all of the materials used to fill it.

Lucy said...

I love to open up your blog. Those pics are so interesting.

Randall and Rachel Beita said...

Know what you mean!! Looks like Costa Rica.