Travel Blogs from Jamaica

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jamrock, Montego Bay, Jamaica travel blog

jamrock

A travel blog entry by scooterandlaura

... Christmas.  I'm writing this having already returned from our trip, in our lovely air-conditioned house in Virginia.  Jamaica was completely awesome, but the one thing that wasn't so awesome was the extreme heat coupled with the fact that ...

Grape-Nut Ice Cream, Bull Bay, Jamaica travel blog

Grape-Nut Ice Cream

A travel blog entry by smiling_nomad

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... gwContent.php?sectionid=a134), you cannot order fish for anything _but_ breakfast.   - Olympic fever is HUGE in Jamaica. ;)  In churches, classrooms, conferences and taxi cabs, medals are counted off and celebrated, forgiving commentary is made ...

High seas and rolling waves!, Caribbean Sea, Jamaica travel blog

High seas and rolling waves!

A travel blog entry by momentsintime

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Day 15 Temperature:   28 Celsius Weather:   Cloudy sky All night long, the Legend of the Seas was hit with high seas and rolling waves.    I tried to sleep through it but the roughness of the waters was a little bit too ...

hangin' in there..., Heartease, Jamaica travel blog

hangin' in there...

A travel blog entry by jennipost

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Hi everyone, Just wanted to let you know that life is flowing along here in Jamaica. It's hot, hot, hot!!! I never thought I'd appreciate a cold shower so much. Tomorrow I find out where my placement will be, needless to say, I'm anxious to find ...

PICTURES!, Ocho Rios, Jamaica travel blog

PICTURES!

A travel blog entry by jennipost

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Hi Friends and Family, I hope you are all doing well. Is it getting cold where you are? Well, if you need a break from the snow and cold weather in a couple of months, you are welcome to visit me here in the sun and warmth that lasts 365 days. ...

Once More unto the Beach!, Port Antonio, Jamaica travel blog

Once More unto the Beach!

A travel blog entry by matkaajamaks

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Jep, tässä tulee luullakseni blogin viimeinen päivitys kaukomailta. Luultavasti naputtelen vielä jonkinlaisen koosteen reissun jälkeissä fiiliksissä Suomen kamaralta (tahi välilaskua lusiessa Heathrow'ssa), mutta nyt ollaan vielä rennosti palmun ...

Kingston, Kingston, Jamaica travel blog

Kingston

A travel blog entry by irini-octupus

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... the 80% humidity. My clothes were drenched in sweat within minutes of leaving the airport terminal. Welcome back to the Caribbean! Jamaica and specifically Kingston have a bad reputation of being very unsafe and full of crime. Most of the people I know, ...

Sugar Roads, Dissertation Shifts and Dating..., Kingston, Jamaica travel blog

Sugar Roads, Dissertation Shifts and Dating...

A travel blog entry by smiling_nomad

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... has already made me smile and murmur, "Roooooooooonnnnaaayyyy...." For now and until fickleness overrides, though, it's all about Jamaica. ;)) JAMAICAN THEATRES: Along with peers from the program and a couple of new friends, I've been spending more ...

Wha-Gwaan, Old Harbour Bay, Jamaica travel blog

Wha-Gwaan

A travel blog entry by jonathan_rogean

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... drainage systems and reinvent the landscape. During heavy rains, the communities rally to the aid of their flooded-out neighbors. Jamaica is a land of great contrasts. The very rich cruise by in sporty SUVs while goats graze amid the shanty houses ...

Italian Charm with a Caribbean vibe. , Ocho Rios, Jamaica travel blog

Italian Charm with a Caribbean vibe.

A travel blog entry by caribbean_fever

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... pool was installed, incorporating a replica of the famous Dunn's River Falls. At the time, the pool was the largest in Jamaica.  Watersports When we stayed here in 2007, I really got to know several of the watersports staff. Just like other Sandals ...

Rennoissa meiningeissä, isoissa mainingeissa, Port Antonio, Jamaica travel blog

Rennoissa meiningeissä, isoissa mainingeissa

A travel blog entry by matkaajamaks

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Viime päivät ovat vierähtäneet leppoisissa merkeissä Port Antonion lähistöllä Long Bayn kylässä, ja vähän sen ympäristössäkin. Alue on Jamaikan rannoista vähiten turistoituneita, ilmeisesti lähinnä sen takia, että täällä sataa ...

Jamaica, Ocho Rios, Jamaica travel blog

Jamaica

A travel blog entry by huddyandange

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OCHO RIOS, JAMAICA.  Horse riding at Cukka cove, Climbing Dunns River falls and generally having a blast living it up in ...

First 2 days, Kingston, Jamaica travel blog

First 2 days

A travel blog entry by phantom1212

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... ones so we wouldbe less of target for crime.  I talked to a guy about international rates and apparently there not bad for callingfrom jamaica to the US.  It is J$1000 a month for 1000 minutes also did i mention my phone has a flashlight on itI also ...

Jamaica, no problem!, Montego Bay, Jamaica travel blog

Jamaica, no problem!

A travel blog entry by theblakes

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... a local guy popped up with goggles on his head. The conversation went something like this: Diver: Yah mon, I'm a diver. Welcome to Jamaica. Us: Thanks! Diver: So you wanna buy some shells? These are special shells that never age mon. Us: No thanks, we ...

Some Decompression Time, Hagley Gap, Jamaica travel blog

Some Decompression Time

A travel blog entry by 2pcgrads

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Today was our last day in Hagley Gap.  We have said our good-byes and shed more than a few tears.  We had a final good-bye with Franklyn and Deon Cuff and their children before loading up our bags and heading into Kingston to stay at the ...

Cruising, Montego Bay, Jamaica travel blog

Cruising

A travel blog entry by kiteboarder

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This ship i cruised to many ports. Mostly bahamas however during some storms we had the chance to Hide in Jamaica. Dope is not as cheap as people say it is Just was ...

VBS - Closing Day, Montego Bay, Jamaica travel blog

VBS - Closing Day

A travel blog entry by cubm

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... . Even so, the ministry continues via Cornwall Court Baptist Church doing follow-up ministry. It is Emancipation Day here in Jamaica (when they celebrate their emancipation from slavery in 1838) so several of the children were not able to attend today - ...

FOOOOOOOODDDDDDDD, Kingston, Jamaica travel blog

FOOOOOOOODDDDDDDD

A travel blog entry by comeasyouare

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... . Flaky Jamaican pastry stuffed with so much real Atlantic lobster it is bursting from the sides! The next time I go to Jamaica ( and "believe you me", there will be a next time), the only thing I am packing is my appetite.  ...

Blue Mountains NP - Wild Flower Lodge, Ocho Rios, Jamaica travel blog

Blue Mountains NP - Wild Flower Lodge

A travel blog entry by jennipost

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... ; For more information about the Blue Mountains and for help in planning a trip, check out the following websites. http://www.great-adventures.com/destinations/jamaica/bluemo.html http://www.jamaicans.com/tourist/thebluemountains.shtml Safe ...

VBS - Day Two, Montego Bay, Jamaica travel blog

VBS - Day Two

A travel blog entry by cubm

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The second day already?  The Lord blessed us with 42 children today - lots of new faces!!  It went well again - the Lord is using us as His hands, feet and voices to reach these children, their families and the community of Cornwall ...

Git 'R Done, Heartease, Jamaica travel blog

Git 'R Done

A travel blog entry by jennipost

... sure. The agency I'm working with, NERHA, is an arm of the Ministry of Health, and there are 4 Authorities in Jamaica, covering different regions, the others are Western, South, and Southeastern, and the other engineers in my training class are assigned ...

Four Days in Kingston..., Kingston, Jamaica travel blog

Four Days in Kingston...

A travel blog entry by smiling_nomad

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As the intro says, the adventure has finally started. ;) It is 6:47 p.m. in Kingston, Jamaica.  My stomach is full of rice, lentils and fruit sorbet (thanks to Eloine, my host mom), my room fan is three feet from my back (to deter both the mosquitos ...

Being Introduced to Gustav, Kingston, Jamaica travel blog

Being Introduced to Gustav

A travel blog entry by smiling_nomad

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... path, quickly moves over open bodies of water (aka: doesn't gain strength) and passes as just a tropical storm. (Currently, Jamaica has been issued a tropical storm warning and hurricane watch. A "warning" indicates a likely occurrence, while a "watch" ...

Life Post-Gustav, Kingston, Jamaica travel blog

Life Post-Gustav

A travel blog entry by smiling_nomad

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... my dissertation idea (which just added to my previously mentioned affections). We will be meeting every Thursday until I depart Jamaica. From that point, my advisor will change to the British counterpart. A decision has been made regarding my ...

Part Two: Use Gloves. Please., Kingston, Jamaica travel blog

Part Two: Use Gloves. Please.

A travel blog entry by smiling_nomad

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... one of the nurses laughed at pinpointing only one aspect, saying, "I love everything about working here." "When a hurricane comes to Jamaica," she added, "I come here. This is my family." Another piped in, "No matter what happens before I come to ...

Dunn's River Falls, Dunn's River Falls, Jamaica travel blog

Dunn's River Falls

A travel blog entry by comeasyouare

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... line where each person supports their neighbour in a long (hand held) chain. A word to the wise, while most expenses in Jamaica are tourist traps, shelling out money to rent water shoes is absolutely nessisary. The rocks are slimy and slippery and at ...

VBS - Day Three, Montego Bay, Jamaica travel blog

VBS - Day Three

A travel blog entry by cubm

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Wow - halfway through already!  Today the Lord blessed us with 41 young ladies and gentlemen (including several new faces) to hear the gospel presented throughout the lesson time.  This has been a wonderful week so far and we are already a ...

Well, the weather didn't cooperate., Montego Bay, Jamaica travel blog

Well, the weather didn't cooperate.

A travel blog entry by kupdegra

We're skimming Jamaica, or as far off as we can be. Seems the remenets of the huricane make it impossible to dock. The rain is in drizzels, but the swells are noticable. There are more seminars planned today. They have to give us ...

Reggaeta, rastoja ja... merirosvoja, Kingston, Jamaica travel blog

Reggaeta, rastoja ja... merirosvoja

A travel blog entry by matkaajamaks

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Morjensta taas, näinkin pikaisesti edellisen päivityksen jälkeen. Maisema on taas vaihtunut, ja vaihtuu huomenna uudelleen, joten päätinpä heittää tähän väliin päivityksen Kingstonista ja Port Royalista. Kingstonhan on Jamaikan ainut iso ...

We Have Arrived, Montego Bay, Jamaica travel blog

We Have Arrived

A travel blog entry by cubm

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... discuss a few things and then most of us hit the beach.  You read that correctly - we hit the beach; it is Jamaica afterall.  We also did some other local touristy types of things and pretty much relaxed and continued to mentally and spiritually prepare ...

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