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You know: what goes on in Hedo, stays on in Hedo, Runaway Bay, Jamaica travel blog

You know: what goes on in Hedo, stays on in Hedo

A travel blog entry by tonyandmarina

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This year we did the 2 resorts again: We started in Hedo III: http://www.hedonism.com/static_page.php?pageid=17 Then Hedo II: http://www.hedonism.com/static_page.php?pageid=16 They both cut edges compared to the past. It is a bit less ...

How's That!!, Kingston, Jamaica travel blog

How's That!!

A travel blog entry by smitherson

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Reggae Hostel's got a great vibe and before I knew it plans were made for the second day of the New Zealand v Jamaica cricket test match at Sabina Park. I think this was the second cricket match I've been to see in my entire life.  We arrived at ...

Hedonism III, Runaway Bay, Jamaica travel blog

Hedonism III

A travel blog entry by tonyandmarina

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Where in Jamaica? Check it out: http://hedonism-resorts.com/resort.php And now, you want the stories. Well, forget it! What happens in Hedo, did not ...

The Road Less Travelled, Port Antonio, Jamaica travel blog

The Road Less Travelled

A travel blog entry by kimandmartin

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... at a nearby church, if you want to call that music.  It was bad.)  Our guide indicates that concerts in Jamaica often don't start until after midnight (and then maybe not at all) and they play until early morning.  We never stayed ...

Hedon Heaven, Negril, Jamaica travel blog

Hedon Heaven

A travel blog entry by kimandmartin

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... .  They return here every winter for a month or so.  It was a theme we often encountered. Our introduction to Jamaica was not very pleasant because we were robbed the first night we were there.  Someone came in through the ...

Overnight, Montego Bay, Jamaica travel blog

Overnight

A travel blog entry by tonyandmarina

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Plane to minibus, with overnight ...

Arrival Jamaica!, Montego Bay, Jamaica travel blog

Arrival Jamaica!

A travel blog entry by kimandmartin

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... cares!  It was vast improvement on the weather where we came from!  Montego Bay (population 100,000) is Jamaica's second largest city.  Sugar was once shipped from Montego Bay harbour in abundance; since the collapse ...

Minibus to plane, Montego Bay, Jamaica travel blog

Minibus to plane

A travel blog entry by tonyandmarina

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Back to Montego ...

A Few Days of Indulgence, Treasure Beach, Jamaica travel blog

A Few Days of Indulgence

A travel blog entry by kimandmartin

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... Cry" and "Redemption Song".  He is heralded as a hero here.  Music is considered one of the only ways of beating poverty Jamaica and there are many aspiring Bob Marleys.   The hot spot on the beach in the area is called Jake's, about a ...

Marley and Mountains, Kingston, Jamaica travel blog

Marley and Mountains

A travel blog entry by kimandmartin

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... are named for the mist that colour them from a distance and their craggy slopes form an unbroken, undulating spine across Jamaica's easternmost parishes. As we wove our way through the mountains, the serenity of the countryside was instantly ...

Marathon Drive, Montego Bay, Jamaica travel blog

Marathon Drive

A travel blog entry by kimandmartin

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... and there were lots of "love" games being played on the radio.  The shortest route was via Ocho Rios, a hot spot for tourism (all-inclusives) in Jamaica; we were happy to just whisk by with a short stop at "Mother's" - for patties, of course! ...

Exploring Inland, Black River, Jamaica travel blog

Exploring Inland

A travel blog entry by kimandmartin

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... River's heyday.  We checked out the Invercauld Hotel and the Waterloo Guesthouse, the first electrified dwelling in Jamaica.  Along the waterfront is a rusty old ship, half sunk in the water; local farmers sell their fruit and ...

The Big Apple!!, Jamaica, United States travel blog

The Big Apple!!

A travel blog entry by fouritchyfeet

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Day 339 ; You guessed it, more clothes shopping..... But we killed two birds, we checked out SoHo at the same time. Went round the deli [newsagents] this morning, got a huge dollar coffee that you pour yourself from pots on the heat, loads of ...

NU YOIK!!!, Jamaica, United States travel blog

NU YOIK!!!

A travel blog entry by fouritchyfeet

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... !!! Plus, no in flight food or film choice so yeah, glad when we finally touched down in JFK. Out within minutes and jumped into a taxi which took us to our new home!!! In Queens, not far from Jamaica.... Off to sleep, excited about ...

Nuu Yonkers!!!, Jamaica, United States travel blog

Nuu Yonkers!!!

A travel blog entry by fouritchyfeet

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... with that! Got ourselves a metro card each which gives us unlimited use of the Mta and jumped onto a bus which took us to Jamaica central, twenty minute ride and there we go underground! and onto the subway, we take the E line, "world trade centre bound ...

NYC!!!!, Jamaica, United States travel blog

NYC!!!!

A travel blog entry by fouritchyfeet

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Day 338 ; Today was Central Park day!! Being Sunday , what better to do?? Plus, no way we could handle shopping two days in a row! Made our way in from Queens again by bus and train , and emerged on 50th and Seventh, walked north the nine blocks ...

one love, Montego Bay, Jamaica travel blog

one love

A travel blog entry by scooterandlaura

... flight from Ft. Lauderdale to Montego Bay, a girl two rows back threw up because of a short period of turbulance.  Jamaica welcomed us with sunny hot weather and sticky humidity.  It took about ten minutes for us all to ...

The bird's nest, Ironshore, Jamaica travel blog

The bird's nest

A travel blog entry by annarapp

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Found this guesthouse on a hill outside of Montego Bay in a quiet area with seaview and many nice people. Stayed much longer than planned. At night the only sound is the chirping of the crickets and in the morning the tweeting of the birds, the quietest ...

YaMon!!!!!!, Ocho Rios, Jamaica travel blog

YaMon!!!!!!

A travel blog entry by joannano

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... ride of potential death!!!! we went on Safari with a mad driver named Dennis (the menance!). He drove like Satan! Jamaica is fantastic, the weather is very warm but overcast. Starting early morning we traversed up the mountain through tropical forest ...

Jamaica mon!, Jamaica, Jamaica travel blog

Jamaica mon!

A travel blog entry by karrina

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Make everything one hundred times slower. Now imagine Jamaica, but a hundred times slower than that!! Order your food an hour and a half before you are hungry cos thats how long it takes. Everything is so laid back and chilled! No worries mon!! Now Negril ...

Sworn In, Alva, Jamaica travel blog

Sworn In

A travel blog entry by phantom1212

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GreetingsLast week we had swearing in.  I now have to defend the constitution from all its enemys.  I don't have much time so im just going to post some ...

Another day in paradise, St.Bran's Burg, Jamaica travel blog

Another day in paradise

A travel blog entry by dean2650

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Woke up Friday to another glorious day. I think we've only had 1 or 2 rainy days all trip. Over indulged at breakfast and lunch, will have to start eating smaller meals. Fletch and I took a snorkelling trip out to the reef. It was ok and we saw some ...

The actual honeymoon begins, Ocho Rios, Jamaica travel blog

The actual honeymoon begins

A travel blog entry by big_red_truck

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We spent about a week at the Sandals Ochos Rios Resort.  We hung out at the swim-up bar, went for a sailing trip to the Margaritaville at the Ocean Village, got a couples massage, and generally relaxed.  I went out on a hobie catamaran and ...

And the adventure begins!, JAMAICA,  United States travel blog

And the adventure begins!

A travel blog entry by cire7777

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New York ---> Milan! Leave at 5 pm Saturday and land 7:30 am Sunday. After I land I need to look for a man that is carrying a sign with my name to take me to see my aunt who lives in Varese, which is close to Switzerland. My aunt is a nun, close to 90 ...

Week 2, Negril, Jamaica travel blog

Week 2

A travel blog entry by breebauer

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We spent our week at Coconuts International, and moved on to the West End or 'the Cliffs' section of Negril. The beach was nice, but not that nice, as far as staying there. It wasn't where we were staying that was the problem, it's just that the beach ...

Day 4  -  Wow what a day, Ocho Rios, Jamaica travel blog

Day 4 - Wow what a day

A travel blog entry by jacontheroad

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We disembarked at Ocho Rios ( 8 rivers), Jamaica to utter mayhem, total tourbus gridlock in the port. Eventually after many hairaising near misses we got on our tour to go horseriding - IN THE SEA ! I was so excited. The tour was run from an old ...

Some great things never change!, Montego Bay, Jamaica travel blog

Some great things never change!

A travel blog entry by caribbean_fever

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... junky , but since I started diving you can't get me out of the ocean. By the way the water is perfectly safe to drink in Jamaica. In fact I highly recommend that you drink plenty of it. Most people that get sick on vacation, do so from a number of other ...

Bob Marley pilgrimage, Ocho Rios, Jamaica travel blog

Bob Marley pilgrimage

A travel blog entry by annarapp

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... on a price and it was worth it. Both, the driver and the tour. What a peaceful ride through the green hills of Jamaica. And despite being very touristic, the Bob Marley Mausoleum felt to me like a special place, there must be something, it was touching ...

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Check "climb the falls" off our bucket list

A travel blog entry by adelleg

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... to sleep in a little bit before our Pirate Adventure in Grand Cayman tomorrow. Adelle Juice’s Corner TODAY we went to Ocho Rios in Jamaica. While we were there, we went to the Green Grotto caves… Dunno if I developed a fear of bats or cured a ...

July 4th, Alva, Jamaica travel blog

July 4th

A travel blog entry by phantom1212

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... week.  We had our school graduation on thursday!  It took 4 hours to graduate 8 elementry school students, Jamaica takes its ceremonies very seriously.  The guest speaker reminded everyone to teach their kids how to wash there cloths so ...

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