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Today we decided to leave the comfort of our beautiful beach and venture out into the real Jamaica. Our trip took us to the Southerly side of the Island through some very rural terrain. Jamaica is a lot more mountainous than we had realised and also very heavily wooded. The day started. Quite wet and windy and water was running down the road. Our first stop was at the YS Falls where we were able to walk to ...
... so we had to spend time in the bar!!! Last night we tried out the Steakhouse which was excellent although I had lobster which was a strange thing to find at a steakhouse! We watched a very good show of The Lion King last night and tonight we have Jamaican steel bands so that sounds promising! Today has been a beautiful fresh day with clear blue skies. Rob has been ...
... but he controlled it ! Coming back in a gust of wind took the sail and nose dived him but thanks to his excellent tuition in Dominican he kept it afloat! Later someone did capsize , broke the sail and had to. Be towed in!! I've actually been in the sea 3 times today. You can go out a long way and still be almost in your own depth and it's so blue and clear though. Today was rougher than usual! We seem to have happily got into the Jamaican way of life which has 3 ...
... of the death of Bob Marley. The Jamaican rock singer who died in 1981. We were given an A4 sheet of information about him and later sang the national anthem in his honour!! His music was played most of the day round about and the story of his life was showed at night before all the dancing that was Show Time!! We'd like to go on the Bob Marley trail but it requires 6 hours on a bus and don't fancy that!!! Our ...
... sand and water, and of course the abuse by guests..
Crowds, large groups, noise - not much of this at all. I was a bit concerned about this as well, and there was a active, loud scene at the beach bars and pool bar at times, but that's it. We saw some large groups but not many..However, this place is very popular for weddings, and we saw at least 5 during our stay, but never large crowds with them..
The beach side private dining was done almost ...
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