Altamont Court Hotel
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- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- High-speed internet in room (free)
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... I didn't go anywhere else in Jamaica but it's worth going for this reason alone.
Of course, something stupid had to befall me. My flight out of Jamaica left at 9am in the morning. This meant checking in at 8am. I overslept due to a pair of very loud snorers in my dormitory. Got the taxi man to drive like a maniac through the back streets of Kingston and somehow got to the check-in desk five minutes before the flight was due to close. As ...
... and he simply couldn’t take in the news!! By the time Wendy had had a shower he was still lying in bed saying "I can’t believe it" for about the hundredth time. By the time we left the house Rick was as cranky as all get out. He wanted to get a taxi to the airport, but as we waited for the bus, no taxis went past, so the bus it was. Firstly into the centre of town, and then another one to the ...
... and a joke. I looked into these main Bob Marley attractions (for hours one night): Hope Road Museum, Kingston; Trench Town Culture Yard, Kingston; and Nine Miles and could not find a single link to anything relating to the causes that Bob Marley lived for, only pure exploited greed and profit. However, Rita, Bob's wife, runs the Rita Marley foundation which seems to support many causes that are in line with Bob's legacy. We didn't get the chance to do the Trench Town ...
... start each day with a big breakfast so they have plenty of energy to continue through activities each day.
The drive to the H'Evants Scent trail was 45 minutes from the hotel but only 5 minutes away from the Blue Hole Mineral Spring. Although it's a fairly long drive I'm sure it would be fine for students to enjoy the views out of taxi (or bus) windows. Jamaica is beautiful.
... that my things were still all wet.
Arriving at the Reggae Hostel was all worth it though. I pre-booked through the website which was somehow lost in the system. When I arrived the dorm-room was already full but I was offered a place in a double bedroom for the same price :) In the courtyard I found 20 people sitting together having a beer and planning the night. Music is playing and ...