Home > South America > Colombia > The Upper Magdalena River Valley > Honda > Honda Overview > History
Page Rating
Content Quality:

Page Importance:
Author Pick:
Close Map

Book a Hotel or Hostel

Hotels Hostels & Budget


Check in Date

Check out Date

Number of Rooms

Top Colombia


Founded in August 1539 by Conquistador Francisco Nuñez Pedroso, Honda grew into its golden age during the latter half of the 19th century, thanks to the steam boats that traversed the Magdalena. The elegant and imposing structures that still exist from this era hark to a time of expansion and hope. Unfortunately, the same thing that happened to Mompós happened to Honda—the river changed its course and steam travel became a thing of the past. Honda was left to flounder without purpose as a major transshipment route.

By Richard McColl
With over five years travelling and working in Latin America, Richard feels most at home here in the big Continent. From the former Scottish...
10 Feb 2012

VIVA Colombia

View Honda Map

South America | Central America and Mexico | Antarctica |
Advertise | Anúnciese | Jobs | Alliances | Alianzas | Terms of Use | Contact Us | About Us | Blog | Administradores |
You must register as an owner for access to these listing tools and benefits.

Notification of new reviews: receive your latest reviews by e-mail

Customized request-a-review link: encourage guests to spread the word about your property

Our owners' newsletter: stay informed about our latest tools and benefits for you

User login

Enter your username and password here in order to log into the website:


Create a new V!VA account

Forgot Password