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Jamaica gold medal 4x100m reaction, Ocho rios, Jamaica travel blog

Jamaica gold medal 4x100m reaction

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crowd reaction to watching the mens 4x100 metres in a burger king.. (olympics comes on early in the morning over here so not many bars open to add to the atmosphere) lots of "bah, bah, bah" lick shots and dancing including the burger king staff.. also ...

crocodile hunting, Black River, Jamaica travel blog

crocodile hunting

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... to find the old horseracing track which they had back in the day when black river was the second most important town in jamaica after kingston... another strange fact i heard from listening to irie fm which is the dancehall and reggae station on the ...

freezing me nuts off, Blue mountains, Jamaica travel blog

freezing me nuts off

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The ride up to the mountains was a little adventure itself.. the "getting there" always is.. i was ready to go the budget cheap way.. a route taxi to papine 50 jmd, a 100 jmd bus to mavis bank and then try to find a lift to hagley gap.. it was pretty ...

Jah mek ya, Kingston city, Jamaica travel blog

Jah mek ya

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... gonna cancel it anyway and go to cuba.. so she told me she'd print the reservation now and i was to pay in jamaica.. perfect!.. so coming into immigration at the mobay airport i was ready for another interigation, i slipped the itenary into my ...

stingray city, Oracabessa, Jamaica travel blog

stingray city

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what a mission it was to get to oracabessa, it took all day.. the bus back to ochi was pretty normal, driver going too fast and the whole bus overloaded, but the short drive on to oracabessa was worse, the driver really thought he was in a rally arcade ...

ursula andress beach sans ursula, Laughing waters, Jamaica travel blog

ursula andress beach sans ursula

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chilling at beach, this place beats the living daylights out of it's sister falls/beach down at the over touristy dunns river.. going again today before tropical storm noel comes in to ruin the party.. also hopefully bringing my own ursula.. halle berry ...

BIG time roadtrip, All over, Jamaica travel blog

BIG time roadtrip

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So i managed to grab a little rental for a couple weeks to venture out to parts of the island where it would be too much of a mission to go and stop at by using the route taxis and coasters, i thought i was gonna get a good deal on the car but after the ...

Surfing at Boston beach, Buff Bay, Jamaica travel blog

Surfing at Boston beach

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i've got a something real good going in this realtionship with a local girl, she is a total sweetheart and is what has halted my progression around the world, but jamaican immigration gave me a grilling after a quick trip to miami last week and was told ...

The Marley show, Kingston, Jamaica travel blog

The Marley show

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Today is Christmas but also today I have reached the ripe old age of 27, matching and hopefully beating Jimi Hendrix, Jim Morrison and Kurt Cobain.. I remember when I was a little kid my mum telling me at this age a man is at his peak and is a good ...

Bye bye JA, Montego Bay, Jamaica travel blog

Bye bye JA

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... and i will be back in 6 months after a quick sojourn to central america BUT... there are things I do hate about Jamaica.. the list will grow when i think of them Underground child sex abuse Underground physical violence against women Tourist price hikes- ...

tuff gong and pirates, Kingston, Jamaica travel blog

tuff gong and pirates

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I boarded a 210 dollar coaster bus from ocho rios to kingston to meet up with yvan, the traveller from luxembourg, we were ment to meet on the thursday and go trekking in the blue mountains but i got a little delayed with my card problems and visa ...

ENZO, St. Anns Bay Hospital, Jamaica travel blog

ENZO

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... amazing life. His is amazingly handsome of course and will be hard to leave when my via expires. So the plan is to stay in Jamaica with him for three months, then head back to the UK via Asia, India and possibly Africa on the quick and meet back with him ...

Negril - Resort Town., Negril, Jamaica travel blog

Negril - Resort Town.

A travel blog entry by heatheravan

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So, on our return from our day trip we decided that if we were to salvage any enjoyment from our Jamaican stay, we would move to the resort strip at Negril (against our principals, but necessary for sanity). We took one of the hassling taxis to the bus ...

round the world in 46 days, Ocho Rios, Jamaica travel blog

round the world in 46 days

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after a whirlwind tour of the earth i'm back in jamaica.. with my handsome son who i had left for far too long, sorry bubba.. now i'll try and catch up on all the draft entries... in between cuddles with my ...

Montego Bay - Scam Alert., Montego Bay, Jamaica travel blog

Montego Bay - Scam Alert.

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... . This improved somewhat when we moved location to a beach resort in Negril. Nevertheless it left us feeling so disappointed at Jamaica that Avan wrote a letter to the editor of the newspaper to say they are missing out on the independent traveller who ...

Welcome to Jamrock, Montego Bay, Jamaica travel blog

Welcome to Jamrock

A travel blog entry by kris

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... welcome to Jamaica comfronted to me.. Whilst I was in Miami I half heartedly tried to get my onward ticket to Cuba.. online air Jamaica don't accept bookings for the Havana route, after I checked-in in Miami airport I went to the air Jamaica counter to ...

One more red stripe please.., Montego Bay, Jamaica travel blog

One more red stripe please..

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Staying at the linkage guesthouse in downtown montego bay was pretty cool, the place is has a cool balcony and was the main meeeting place to chill with the other travellers before the sumfest started.. Downtown seemed a little dodgy after nightfall but ...

Emancipation day, Negril, Jamaica travel blog

Emancipation day

A travel blog entry by kris

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... is laid back and often the scent of sensi rolls past you on a stroll, alot more than i would have believed before i got to jamaica.. and it doesn't seem to be controlled by the local police. For nightlife the 7 mile beach of long bay reminds me of the ...

Bollox to my dream, Ocho Rios, Jamaica travel blog

Bollox to my dream

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... can be thrown at me we managed to walk away from this crazy beggar, but it must have been a pretty strong "welcome to jamaica" for him. I left mobay yesterday in search of pastures new, i found myself in a small and charming but busy seeside town called ...

Pilgrimage to birthsite of Robert Nesta Marley, Nine Miles, Jamaica travel blog

Pilgrimage to birthsite of Robert Nesta Marley

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The title gives away what i got up to but i'll carry on.. I remember seeing bob marleys birth place on tv many years ago and thought then i'd love to go, and i finally made it.. I wasn't planning on blowing my budget with the offers of the taxi drivers ...

trenchtown rock, Kingston, Jamaica travel blog

trenchtown rock

A travel blog entry by kris

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Passa passa down in the tuff yard of tivoli was a blast, i was heavily intoxicated with vodka redbull, chatted to and more importantly wined with 'nuff gyal' and really enjoyed myself at jamaicas arguably best street party. earlier in the day i took a ...

no power in portland, Port Antonio, Jamaica travel blog

no power in portland

A travel blog entry by kris

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I stayed in the cheapest place available in all of jamaica, it's called the scotia guesthouse and cost 600 jamaican dollars, the rate was welcome after staying in expensive kingston for 10 days. The onlt let down was that the electricity hadn't been ...

back in ochie, Ochi rios, Jamaica travel blog

back in ochie

A travel blog entry by kris

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... redbull i drank the club lived up to it's name, i do remember a lot of wining with a lot more than usual girls (i do love jamaica) but i didn't remember with one girl until a couple of days later when i was grabbed on the wrist by her on the street and ...

beers at the pelican bar, sans floyd, Treasure Beach, Jamaica travel blog

beers at the pelican bar, sans floyd

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The last entry was nearly a month ago.. since i was back in ochie i had another tour of the island, i pretty much slept during the day, shunned anything to do with sightseeing and drank vodka and redbull all night because i think my body had begun to get ...

Jamaica Starter Kit, Kingston, Jamaica travel blog

Jamaica Starter Kit

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... , currently it is hit or miss whether the police will turn up and cut the party off short.. Events include.. Smile Jamaica, Oracabessa, Feb. Reggae Sumfest, Mobay, July. Sting, Portmore, Boxing Day Carnival. events all over but road march in Kingston. ...

Lazing at my yard and decision making, Ochi, Jamaica travel blog

Lazing at my yard and decision making

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"the plane land, yes the plane land, saddle up myself to take interrigation... the plane land, yes the plane land.. make up me mind fi face the immigration " ..Richie Spice This latest song sums up my feelings whilst onboard my American airlines back ...

Surf n Skate, Cable Hut Beach, Jamaica travel blog

Surf n Skate

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... of Japanese staying in adjacent rooms and a pro skater from Argentina, Mariano Gonzalez, who arrived to film some skating in Jamaica.. According to the kids that I was skating with, a lot of surf and skate proffesionals come through jamnesia whilst ...

Glistening Waters, Falmouth, Jamaica travel blog

Glistening Waters

A travel blog entry by kris

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I nearly came out to luminous lagoon last year but at the time my girlfriend said she was too scared of getting on a boat and I didn't feel like going on my own, this time round I persuaded her to join me.. We got there just before 7pm, the trip cost ...

Made it in a 4x4, Morant Point Lighthouse, Jamaica travel blog

Made it in a 4x4

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... the night. After spending the night in Portmore I hatched a plan to drive around the very unvisited Portland bight area of Jamaica and visit a next lighthouse, this part actually failed as after a very long bumby ride down a small dirt track we came to ...

cheap budget caribbean accomodations, Caribbean, Jamaica travel blog

cheap budget caribbean accomodations

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... crew house - $25 dominican republic - sosua - rockys bar - $25us Haiti - Hotel Columbia - Cap Haitien - $10us jamaica.. Linkage Guesthouse, Downtown Mobay, $20us. Basic rooms with shared bathrooms. Jewels Hotel, Augusta drive, Portmore, ...

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