Travel Blogs from Jamaica

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Back to reality, Ocho Rios, Jamaica travel blog

Back to reality

A travel blog entry by jennipost

... 't believe I've been here for 6 months and at my site for 4 months. I remember saying in a previous entry that I would miss Jamaica while I was home, well I didn't think about it enough to miss it. I had a great visit at home, spending the holidays ...

The Travel Slut cruises on the Coral Princess, Ft. Laud., Panama, Jamaica, Costa Rica, Cayman, Costa Rica, United States travel blog

The Travel Slut cruises on the Coral Princess

A travel blog entry by thetravelslut

... the Coral Princess in early March 2007 on a cruise that took me from the port of Ft. Lauderdale, Florida to Ocho Rios Jamaica, The Panama Canal (and Gatun Locks), Colon, Panama, Limon and the rainforests of Costa Rica, Georgetown, Grand Cayman and ...

One Year, Ocho Rios, Jamaica travel blog

One Year

A travel blog entry by jennipost

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Greetings from Jamaica, Its official, one year has past since I arrived in Jamaica. I don't think I need to remind you all how fast the time has gone. My one year anniversary was marked by the arrival the new group of trainees, Group 77, who arrived ...

Jamaica! Final stop!, Negril, Jamaica travel blog

Jamaica! Final stop!

A travel blog entry by daveandkate

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Hi guys Just a quick update via the phone to let you know that we are safely settled into The Caves in Jamaica. It is, as you'd expect, beautiful. Yesterday's travel was a bit stressful - we had a manic/comical dash through Miami to reach our ...

HOLIDAY GREETINGS!, Polly Ground, Jamaica travel blog

HOLIDAY GREETINGS!

A travel blog entry by jonathan_rogean

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... tries to catch up on sleep during the work week to be ready for New Year's... We have just celebrated our first Christmas in Jamaica. Even in the coastal resort town of Negril, far from the hustle and bustle of the big cities, Christmas was in the ...

Island Hopping in the Caribbean, Kingston, Jamaica travel blog

Island Hopping in the Caribbean

A travel blog entry by clintonb

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... America has alot of its fingers in Jamaican economy as we were introduce once more to food chains and expensive hotels.  Jamaica was very expensive and demanding $75AUD a night for poor accomodation, that we reluctantly gave up.  Apart from the ...

Post Hurricane Ivan Update, Polly Ground, Jamaica travel blog

Post Hurricane Ivan Update

A travel blog entry by jonathan_rogean

... 22 days since hurricane Ivan and this is our first entry since then. Hurricane Ivan certainly caused a good amount of damage in Jamaica. Rogean and I have been surveying the damage in our local community in the Ewarton area (North St. Cathrine). I have ...

Jamaica, Runaway Bay, Jamaica travel blog

Jamaica

A travel blog entry by verdensreise

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... nesten lo på oss magekramper av. Vi hadde det mye moro med Carlene og Ridley, og de gjorde oppholdet vårt på Jamaica til en utrolig opplevelse. I tillegg til Carlene og Ridley var det også to gartnere som jobbet i området rundt ...

T-0 days, Jamaica, United States travel blog

T-0 days

A travel blog entry by travelrob

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Up until now, this whole trip has been just an academic exercise.  It's as if I'm planning this surreal trip but not actually going on it.  Today that changed: I'M REALLY DOING THIS CRAZY THING! Hopefully I have everything.  There ...

Health Fair!, Alva, Jamaica travel blog

Health Fair!

A travel blog entry by phantom1212

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Host Family came back from Florida last sunday.  They brought a ton of canned food...things like spaghetti sauce.  Ive never seen any jamaican eat spaghetti so I wonder what it's for.  There daughter and son in law, Hilary and Tony, came ...

Day 6-7, Kingston, Jamaica travel blog

Day 6-7

A travel blog entry by oom3r

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... have missed my flight so I left in hopes of returning some day. The flight back to Chicago was very depressing because I missed Jamaica already but I knew that once I got back to school, I would be learning history again. Man I love history :). ...

Part Three:

Part Three: "Single Women Over 18" Table

A travel blog entry by smiling_nomad

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... waiters in a local cafe. Inviting me to their table, we quickly launched into a conversation about California, Canada, life in Jamaica, and a nephew of theirs that resides in London. "You must come to our home for dinner sometime," they insisted. ...

What I Have Failed to Mention: I'm a Nerd., Kingston, Jamaica travel blog

What I Have Failed to Mention: I'm a Nerd.

A travel blog entry by smiling_nomad

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... our courses encourage us to be social, to experience the Caribbean culture and be a part of the community, to "have a life" in Jamaica, as well, which is a relief. During the week, I greatly enjoy my classes. One of my teachers writes for the national ...

RUNAWAY BAY, RUNAWAY BAY, Jamaica travel blog

RUNAWAY BAY

A travel blog entry by boxedoff.com

Ya Mon, Ocho Rios, Jamaica travel blog

Ya Mon

A travel blog entry by akmshain

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... the play structure there, Max met a Jamaican girl named Diandra (D for short), who was eight and was also in grade 3. In Jamaica, children start school when they are three and go for three years of kindergarden (K1, K2, and K3) before starting first ...

Our first trip to Jamaica, March 2009 Ya Mon!, Ocho Rios, Jamaica travel blog

Our first trip to Jamaica, March 2009 Ya Mon!

A travel blog entry by whatmeow

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... shirt and magnent. had to make sure the tshirt i got said ocho rios jamaica, as most of them either just said margaritaville carribean or jamaica and i wanted to make sure it said where i was! lol. but like the shirt i got. part of my change was given ...

on deck, Negril, Jamaica travel blog

on deck

A travel blog entry by canoebeachbar

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on deck, Negril, Jamaica travel blog

on deck

A travel blog entry by canoebeachbar

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Another Day at Sea, Ocho Rios, Jamaica travel blog

Another Day at Sea

A travel blog entry by rbartorillo

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wha-agwan!, Kingston, Jamaica travel blog

wha-agwan!

A travel blog entry by jennipost

... . I have a cell phone...I know, I'm still getting used to it, but it's pretty much the only way to communicate effectively in Jamaica. I would love to here from you, and it's free for me to receive your calls (even from the states), so call me. I ...

Day 2, Kingston, Jamaica travel blog

Day 2

A travel blog entry by oom3r

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... ". The sign wouldn't lie would it? Sometime that night I also heard loud bangs but I doubt anything can go wrong in Jamaica because its so amazingly historical and educational and paradise-like. Spending: -$2 for bus -$30 for food (3 meals) -$20 for ...

Day 3, Kingston, Jamaica travel blog

Day 3

A travel blog entry by oom3r

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... most of my time looking at the amazing art done by artists from around the world. Many of the artists are also from Jamaica which adds an interesting touch to their art. I found the fine dining restaurant food also tremendous and I decided the I should ...

Yea Mon - Me' Live Ere, Ewarton, Jamaica travel blog

Yea Mon - Me' Live Ere

A travel blog entry by jonathan_rogean

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... It has been an important learning process, but rather exhausting as well. Three weeks ago we were headed to a Habitat for Humanity Jamaica retreat, when we stepped off a bus and into a pack of thieves and I got mugged in Mandeville. The whole ...

My day at the beach, Ocho Rios, Jamaica travel blog

My day at the beach

A travel blog entry by jennipost

... and swam, the drops of water on his long black locks flickering in the sunlight. I smiled to myself, because I was witnessing Jamaica, One Love, the beautiful blue ocean and the beautiful dark people. Moments like those inspire me to live more, try to ...

Part One: Birthdays & Shuttle Taxis, Port Antonio, Jamaica travel blog

Part One: Birthdays & Shuttle Taxis

A travel blog entry by smiling_nomad

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... The latter, with ten of us taking on the city, proved to be one of the best nights I've had since arriving in Jamaica. The weekend prior, I took a 3-hour shuttle taxi (chicken bus) to Port Antonio and the jerk chicken capitol of the country, Boston ...

Part Four: To End, A Memory from Bull Bay, Bull Bay, Jamaica travel blog

Part Four: To End, A Memory from Bull Bay

A travel blog entry by smiling_nomad

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... salty, and ready for the week at school. It had been a good day in Bull Bay. It has been a good month in Jamaica. :) Thanks, again, for the notes, packages and well wishes. They mean so much to me. With continued love and gratefulness, ...

Jam Cruise stop in Jamaica, Falmouth, Jamaica travel blog

Jam Cruise stop in Jamaica

A travel blog entry by danfrerich

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Took a day stop in Jamaica. I was feeling like going for a stretch and took a walk about outside the cruise ship tourist trap area at the dock. As soon as you step out of the gate it's a flurry of people try to sell you junk, never felt so much like a ...

Time to go home, Negril, Jamaica travel blog

Time to go home

A travel blog entry by daveandkate

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Well, very nearly at the end of this blog now. Later today we will transfer to Montego Bay airport, and (all being well) take off for the UK at  7.05pm tonight. We should be back at Gatwick for 10am Sunday. It is strange to think we are going home. ...

We're off!, JAMAICA, United States travel blog

We're off!

A travel blog entry by allieadventures

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Steven and I are both SUPER excited to spend the next week together in Belize! He bought our tickets 3 months ago and we have been counting down the days since. I am still battling a nasty cold and hope being all drugged up will help me through the ...

Friday 14th August - last full day, Negril, Jamaica travel blog

Friday 14th August - last full day

A travel blog entry by daveandkate

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Hi all Just a quick update. It's Friday morning, and we've just had breakfast. As ever at this time of the day, the sky is a brilliant blue and the sun warm. The view out over the Carribean was spectacular. This is our final full day on honeymoon, which ...

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