Idlers' Rest Beach Hotel

Black River P.O., St Elizabeth, Jamaica | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from St Elizabeth

Leaving on a jet plane

A travel blog entry by bearethere

Sad to leave the beauty of the Jamaican people, the warm water on my feet, the gorgeous sunsets and the girls on this trip. Also, J our fearless leader. He kept us in check and made it fun. I don't want to go back to a Canadian winter. Not quite yet. ...

So, I had a butler...

A travel blog entry by bearethere


Great room. Nice hotel. Not my style as I don't feel comfortable with a butler assigned to me but I made the most of it. The room had a bar and a jacuzzi which I didn't use with the jets but did take advantage of to soak my feet.
I could have asked Michael to unpack my clothes, iron my dress, make me a drink but that is so not my style. ...

Work Blog Month 2

A travel blog entry by joemartin

Work Blog Month 2
month blog covers between 07/03/13 – 07/04/13
This month I have had a wide variety of tasks to carry out within the Road & Works Department. I have continued to work on the local library design including developing the drainage design and landscaping ideas. Through progressing with the drainage design I have continually liaised with my colleagues to both teach them the guides and practices I use in the UK ...

Work Blog Month 1

A travel blog entry by joemartin


Month 1 Work blog

Before I go into my work to date I'll give you a brief description of where I am living and my place of work. I am based in a small town on the southern coast of Jamaica named Black River. Black River has approximately 4000 inhabitants and was once a thriving sugar port.

Black River does attract tourists with it's wild Crocodiles and the safari's up the river but tourists do not typically stay and the town does not benefit from the tourist trade as ...

Jamaican living part 1

A travel blog entry by joemartin


Blog Installment 1 (07/02/13 ~

Welcome to the first instalment of my
travel (and work) blog.

I figure that the most logical way to
start this is to start with my itinerary for the next 8 months.

  • 7th February - 12th June = Jamaica (Volunteer work)
  • 12th June - 27th August – Bamba Bus down through ...

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