Idlers' Rest Beach Hotel

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

If I Settle On the Far Side of the Sea

A travel blog entry by lindsay.papsin


... was right beneath my feet, and this realization suddenly brought an incredible calm over me.

We PVIs had three months from our departure from our island (even less time now) and I could easily be nominated as President of the Freak Out Club. There’s so-much-left, way-more-left, too-much-stuff-left to do. I really want to go on this trip with the kids. I really want to study this other artist in art class with my students. I really want to ...

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 ...

Treasure Beach

A travel blog entry by simoneastwell

... my housemate Nick and two new volunteers called Steve and Janick. We met up with a Danish guy called Simon who was travelling around Jamaica and I'd met the night before at Ricky's. We went for a swim at around 12.00 and sadly that was about all we saw of the sun for the whole weekend. Was still nice weather, just could have done with a few less clouds. Later on we went on a speedboat trip to the Pelican Bar about 25 mins up ...

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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