Travel Blogs from Bluefields
... and prodded all over, sat on. My hair has been pulled and plaited, my arms squished. My cheeks squeezed by little coffee-brown hands, followed by little coffee-brown arms covered in CheezStiks making their way around my neck for a hug.
Yusef slowly shook his little 3-year-old head and smiled when I asked him “Wha gwan Yusef?”
I barely made it into the bathroom alone because I can’t ...
There is a piece to the left side of my heart that is green and soft and gently curved like the
rolling hills of Somerset. It is filled with the afternoons I spent walking those hills home with my students, like the day it was so hot it took all evening to walk up the road, until it was getting
dark. In it is the day the primary school students marched up the road to the ...
... of the shell so you could eat the jelly inside. Delicious! We'd arranged the bus to pick us up at 2.00 on Monday, but it didn't turn up until almost 5.00. But hey, this is Jamaica. We stopped for food in Kingston on the back. As I've finished my work placement, I'm now entitled to a week or two of holiday. I spent another day or two in Mandeville then took the bus to Kingston on Wednesday to stay once more at the Reggae Hostel. I've ...
... and fight strongly against any large hotel complexes as the
fear the area going the touristy route of a lot of the Northern
We catch a small boat across to Pelican
Bar which is a small wooden structure built upon a sandbank out in
the ocean. The bar sits majestically against the backdrop of clear
blue skies and crystal clear water appearing to emerge from the ...
Had my first day of work teaching music in a Jamaican primary school on Tuesday. Mainly just observing and helping out to start with, but will be teaching full classes next week. I start work quite early at 8:10am, but finish at 12:00, giving me a lot of time to do what I like. After work while I was having lunch I started talking to a few Jamaican guys, one of whom it turns out is a really good MC. He invited me and a few other volunteers over to his house/studio ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool