Travel Blogs from Jamaica

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Happy New Year!  (better late than never...right?), Ocho Rios, Jamaica travel blog

Happy New Year! (better late than never...right?)

A travel blog entry by jennipost

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... with the residents.  I thoroughly enjoyed being in the country, talking with the residents, and deepening my understanding of Jamaica and the dire garbage situation here.  I got the impression from some of the respondents that they appreciated ...

The Joy of a Runner's High, Ocho Rios, Jamaica travel blog

The Joy of a Runner's High

A travel blog entry by jennipost

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I did it!! I successfully completed my first half-marathon!! I say successfully because I aimed to run the entire distance in 2 hours and 30 minutes, and I did it!!! The entire experience was truly unique. It all started at 5:15am when I crossed the ...

cold red stripe, Ocho Rios, Jamaica travel blog

cold red stripe

A travel blog entry by jennipost

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... worldwide site http://www.gthhh.com/ Portland is a beautiful place, and in my opinion it is the most beautiful parish of Jamaica. The Blue Mountains, the soft sand beaches, the coastline with its big surf... Well, this was just a quick update, ...

2 goals, 13.1 mi, 1 research study, and 9 months, Ocho Rios, Jamaica travel blog

2 goals, 13.1 mi, 1 research study, and 9 months

A travel blog entry by jennipost

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... littering, burning, and illegal dumping in open lots, gullies, and bodies of water are still very common practices in Jamaica. Plastic and Styrofoam containers line the roads, bags of garbage are ripped open by dogs and scattered everywhere, scurrying ...

Runaway Bay, Runaway Bay, Australia travel blog

Runaway Bay

A travel blog entry by harryandnorah

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Leaving Tweed Heads on a bright morning, I dared to drive in shorts - we must be getting warmer! Through the busy towns of Tweed Heads and 'Coolangatta', we rejoined the 'Pacific Hwy 1' and continued north. As we passed through Coolangatta we crossed the ...

KINGSTON, KINGSTON, Jamaica travel blog

KINGSTON

A travel blog entry by boxedoff.com

OCHO RIOS, OCHO RIOS, Jamaica travel blog

OCHO RIOS

A travel blog entry by boxedoff.com

LONG BAY, LONG BAY, Jamaica travel blog

LONG BAY

A travel blog entry by boxedoff.com

Moxon's Beach club, Oracabessa, Jamaica travel blog

Moxon's Beach club

A travel blog entry by comeasyouare

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... hand and foot by tens of staff members exclusively. To start off our day, we were served ginger beer (non-alcoholic Jamaica specialty) on a private pier cabana overlooking the ocean. Afterwards, I was invited to take a free kayak tour ...

Air Jamaica, Montego Bay, Jamaica travel blog

Air Jamaica

A travel blog entry by ccheng

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Juste un petit coucou de notre vol entre la Barbade et Los Angeles. Nous avons pris la superbe compagnie Air Jamaica avec escale en Jamaique. Domage qu'on ai pas eu le temps de visiter. Rien que le vol etait sympa avec du reggae tout du long et plus ...

MONTEGO BAY, MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica travel blog

MONTEGO BAY

A travel blog entry by boxedoff.com

VBS - Day One, Montego Bay, Jamaica travel blog

VBS - Day One

A travel blog entry by cubm

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Day One of our VBS ministry has now come and gone.  The various details have been worked out and flexibility remains key - as it does anytime, everywhere.  The Lord blessed us with a great core group of 25 kids to start off the week, ages ...

Jamaica mon!, Kingston, Jamaica travel blog

Jamaica mon!

A travel blog entry by tankandcarla

Hey there, after Trinindad we flew into sunny Jamaica. We flew into Kingston and ate some of the Thai food outside of Asia! Kingston`s a rough place, especially downtown, but we didn`t go there. There`s a lot of beggars, touts and dealers on the streets ...

Relaxation at the beach, Ocho Rios, Jamaica travel blog

Relaxation at the beach

A travel blog entry by clintonb

Waking up on the 18th was easy as we had an early night previously.  The early morning monsoon that struck the coast, left air humand and sticky.  It was a good day for the beach.  The lady recommended a good beach that was in walking ...

VBS - Day Four, Montego Bay, Jamaica travel blog

VBS - Day Four

A travel blog entry by cubm

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WOW - Day 4 already!  This has been an awesome week!!  Even though we were expecting more children, the Lord has truly blessed us with a wonderful group of young men and women to minister to.  We had 39 in attendance today - and a total of ...

Naar Hati, of toch naar Jamaica?!, Port Antonio, Jamaica travel blog

Naar Hati, of toch naar Jamaica?!

A travel blog entry by sylviaenjeroen

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... de gribfiles. We zien dat het koufront ons tegemoet komt en dat we dat nog zullen moeten passeren voor we op Jamaica aankomen. De gribfiles voorspellen ons 30 knopen wind schuin van achteren. Die windsterkte krijgen we ook inderdaad, zelfs verstrekt met ...

The beautiful Carribean, Montego Bay, Jamaica travel blog

The beautiful Carribean

A travel blog entry by tankandcarla

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Yo Mon, all I have to say is we`re in Montego Bay in the Carribean staying right on the beach in perfect weather. We`re heading over to Negril for a while after Mo bay, to relax in the sun a little ...

Respect mon, Negril, Jamaica travel blog

Respect mon

A travel blog entry by ramblingrover

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I will get around to actually finishing this some ...

Jamaica: It be 'da real ting, Port Royal, Jamaica travel blog

Jamaica: It be 'da real ting

A travel blog entry by comeasyouare

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... area. People started to migrate across the harbour and form a new city, which we now know as Kingston and is the Capital of Jamaica. Another major earth quake struck the fort and city in 1907. While this earthquake was not a direct hit like the first, it ...

Clive the Security Guard!, Ocho Rios, Jamaica travel blog

Clive the Security Guard!

A travel blog entry by clintonb

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... a 12 year old sniper - with wounds to back up his story. The night kicked on, Matty and I were on the balcony smoking 1 joint (its Jamaica, so we had too - haha) when there was a knock at the door! We were all thrown into a bit of a panic as there ...

Keep it simple, Blue Mountains National Park, Jamaica travel blog

Keep it simple

A travel blog entry by comeasyouare

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... of Jamaican pastries and ate them in the Devon house court. Devon house is a plantation that was built and owned by Jamaica's first black millionaire, George Stiebel. It is one of Kingston's most celebrated historical sites and you can always find people ...

An Update on Gustav, Kingston, Jamaica travel blog

An Update on Gustav

A travel blog entry by smiling_nomad

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... Am Edt Thu Aug 28 2008 ...reconnaissance Plane Finds A Stronger Gustav... At 8 Am Edt...1200 Utc...the Government Of Jamaica Has Issued A Hurricane Warning For Jamaica. A Tropical Storm Warning Remains In Effect For The Cuban Province Of ...

Seaside, Oracabessa, Jamaica travel blog

Seaside

A travel blog entry by comeasyouare

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... . Soul patches are front and center on all of them! So much for "Mo-vember" ditch efforts happening back in Canada, because Jamaica has got you beat with he facial hair ratio. 2) People only comment from the paragraph. Word-for-word they read the ...

Leaving for the Big Trip!, Jamaica, United States travel blog

Leaving for the Big Trip!

A travel blog entry by erinbutler

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Greetings from JFK! I can't believe it's here!!! I'm sitting at terminal A6 waiting for my 11:00 flight. I always knew this day would come but I never thought it would come this soon. Saying bye to Mom and Dad didn't feel permanent at all. It just felt ...

Jamaican Bethel Branch, Marlie Mount, Jamaica travel blog

Jamaican Bethel Branch

A travel blog entry by comeasyouare

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... is being used, while many of the Bethelites are residing outside of the grounds in overflow housing. I really enjoyed learning about Jamaica's rich spiritual heritage. The truth was brought to the island by two Jamaicans who came in contact with the ...

Ocho Rios Sign Language Group, Buckfield, Jamaica travel blog

Ocho Rios Sign Language Group

A travel blog entry by comeasyouare

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... second meeting visiting the Content Gardens Congregation in Ocho Rios where they host an American Sign Language Group. My visit to Jamaica, while purely a vacation, has also served the purpose of "spying out the land" so to speak. As I am half ...

Relaxing at sea, Falmouth, Jamaica travel blog

Relaxing at sea

A travel blog entry by onighjoy

A relaxing day at sea as we sailed towards Cozumel, Mexico. I was looking out towards the horizon this morning and saw land. Initially, I thought it was Cuba but quickly realised that I was on the wrong side of the boat. We have a moving map on the ...

Ready for South Africa, Jamaica, United States travel blog

Ready for South Africa

A travel blog entry by anthonyrajkumar

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Saturday Morning  I woke up at 1am to get ready for my adventure. I have a lot of emotions inside of me and I am just ready to go to South Africa.   Before I reach to South Africa, I first had to get to the airport. I dropped my car at Rider ...

Jamming to Jamaica, Port  Morant, Jamaica travel blog

Jamming to Jamaica

A travel blog entry by tbassplayer

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... a bit disappointing to be only three miles from Kingston and not be able to see the city first hand.   Upon arriving in Jamaica I realized that my mental image of the Island was not the reality. Towering out of  the ocean were gigantic ...

MoBay or Bust, Montego Bay, Jamaica travel blog

MoBay or Bust

A travel blog entry by dorathexplorer

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... ganja filled the air, along with someone playing one of Puff Daddy's old jams.  This is what I learned about Jamaica this morning: #1: Everything grows in Jamaica (ackee, guave, grapes, sugar canes, bananas, ganja, etc...) #2: ...

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