The Grand Port Royal Hotel
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... in quick succesion). Walking down the streets people will say hello , shake your hand or shout “Respect“. If you are woman be prepared to hear a lot of compliments most of them quite descriptive about certain body parts, the colour of your skin or simply the inspiration you bring to a certain someone. Mos are quite descriptive but never too aggresive and always to be taken with a pinch of salt.
Devon house is a majestic old colonial building. ...
... No problem mon! Plenty of chicken and beef dishes. Spicy jerk, creamy coconut curry, or blackened with butter sauce, just say the word and it will be prepared to order.
Don't forget Jamaican Patties! They are a traditional fast food here with Juci patty and Tastee patty brands held up as national treasures. I have always know that you can get chicken, beef or mixed veggie patties but was pleasantly surprised to find ...
... photo tells the story far better than words can. The filling was a bargain at £12 and so far seems to be a success.
Our last week in Colombia (and indeed South America) saw us back in the hills in a couple of charming colonial towns...Barichara and Villa de Leyva.
The journey to Barichara was through a beautiful mountain gorge and also the scariest journey of the trip (if not my life). Hairpin bends, steep drops and tiny crash barriers are OK, but add ...
Outside the grounds of the house is used wisely with most of it contributing one way or another to feeding the household. There were banana trees, Ackee, pineapple, breadfruit, guava, but sadly no ginnip which I love!
There were trays of Ackee drying in the sun, waiting to be ripe enough to sell to the Ackee factory for tinning and exporting.
Dinner was an amazing spread, we had Mackerel, chicken, jerk pork, curry goat, fish, plantain, salad, rice ...
... of each other here. The Lime tree farm was perched on top of a hill with a fantastic view of the surrounding mountains and valleys. Our cottage was fantastic and looked out over the edge of the hill. It had a huge bedroom area with t.v, dvd’s a hot shower and coffee making area (of course!). There is a main open air kitchen house just up the hill a little which was also great.
We settled into our accommodation and went for a walk through the coffee! As ...