Tropical Spice Villas
Travel Blogs from Runaway Bay
... quite far. It goes to about waist deep then gets shallow again. And then, just beyond the rope, is a grassy bank that is very shallow! At first it didnt seem like there were any fish, but there were small groups hanging about by the grass, some shoals of larger fish in the deeper parts, and one huge fish swimming about on his own very fast! Only caught sight of him twice! We fed the fish and took lots of photos. Saw one fish we hadn't seen so ...
... including French Grunts, Stoplight Parrotfish and Fairy Basslets to name the ones i've found the names of! Who needs to go on a snorkel trip when the fish are on our doorstep?! Had some lunch before swimming in the pool then lazing on the loungers next to the pool. I did some sketching and got very relaxed! It was almost a shame to go back to the room to prepare for dinner! First ...
... Aunt joyce had brought little Jessica with her who was 3 year old and every bit Jamaican. The kids struggled to understand her initially, so did we but she was so entertaining and spoke like an adult lol.
Typical Jamaican phrases she came out with during the afternoon which had us adults in stitches:
“Wha you a pull me up sa fa Aunt Jice”
“Fill it to de tap na Aunt Jice”
“No, him guan laf afta ...
... river to see crocodiles and pelicans. But it is way too early for such entertainment so I spontaneously change my plans and decide to see another local attraction. I catch a route taxi bound inland. I want to see the famous Bamboo Avenue and am not interested in getting senselessly drunk in the Appleton Rum Factory, which many other tourists consider their holiday highlight.
Straight away my gaze falls on the bright, new edition of a King James Bible stashed in the ...
- Slept until noon and then headed to the snack bar Piscis for lunch and enjoyed a live reggae band.
- Headed to the beach to relax and soak up sun.
- Later in the afternoon while the sun was setting, went kayaking. Free watersports include kayaking, paddle boats, wind-surfing, and the catamaran. Scuba diving equipment rental was available, also.
- Had dinner at the Grill. Reservation required.
Monday, December 28:
- Left the hotel ...