The Courtleigh Hotel And Suites
Travel Blogs from Kingston
... disturbing my peace for a few hours. In the early afternoon the place started to get full and music was playing.
I almost missed my bus to Kingston because I started to share a few beers with a nice couple from Texas and lost track of time, but fortunately everything worked out. The drive was quite a challenge if you get car sick easily, and in addition to that the aircon was ...
... while keeping every fan we could find going at full blast. Just two nights in this piece of paradise and then we were headed for Montego Bay. I think the locals and the people we met were actually quite impressed that we were attempting to drive ourselves around and kept warning us of huge potholes and crazy drivers but to be honest if you've driven in South Africa theres nothing you havn't seen before - but we felt pretty cool ...
... 4WD, countless local bus and taxi trips
...10,000 plus photos, 23 blog entries
...1000+ rounds of tea made by Cliff (and at least 10 by me...)
...one filling, two colds and a couple of dicky stomachs, but otherwise great health
...a lot of unhealthy eating
...around 20,000 miles travelled
it was time to say goodbye to South America, but we were not quite done yet.
My school friend Sue and her family are living in Kingston, Jamaica for ...
... coleslaw, pumpkin sauce. It was a truly heart warming family get together.
Later in the evening we sat out on the porch nattering and laughing at little 3 year old Jessica who you would think was 33. Jessica out of the blue piped up “Me av baby fada you know, an one likle youth bouy”. Every one was in stitches. She started to argue with MIss Cox from down the road and said to her “Wa you a trouble me fa youth?”. She was a real comedian.
Monday 8th March
Post Kingston blues….
I couldn't write anything yesterday. Having left Kingston in the warm dawn sunshine, I got a fit of the blues. We had a good day on Saturday (more later) but as we sailed slowly out of the harbour, I became very aware that this was the last port visited, my last trip to the bridge looking back on the town and the memories created in the brief time there. I have 9 more days on board but knowing how quickly time passes, I am under ...