Jamaica Journals

COME TO JAMAICA AND YOU'LL FEEL ALRIGHT

A June 1999 trip to Jamaica by auntlovie

Negril Lighthouse Photo, Jamaica, Caribbean More Photos
Quote: Jamaica is my strikingly beautiful, tropical homeland. Tourism, concentrated mainly on the North and West Coasts is it's chief industry. Jamaica’s history, geography and people are unique and beautiful, and regardless of your interests, you will have a memorable vacation here. So come to Jamaica and have some fun.

COME TO JAMAICA AND YOU'LL FEEL ALRIGHT

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Overview

Rafting on the Rio Grande Photo, Jamaica, Caribbean
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Four areas are devoted to tourism. Negril,(Capital of Casual) is on the Island’s westernmost end. Its philosophy is to shrug your blues, eat, drink and be merry. White sand beaches hug the shore for seven miles, and anything one desires is available here. Watch the Sunset, the extraordinary blaze of orange, mauve and red is a cause for celebration and climb the rocks overhanging the sea. Montego Bay is on the North Coast . It’s involvement in the trade started 1908 when a celebrated English doctor promoted the curative powers of Doctor’s Cave Beach. Montego Bay has sun and fun galore. Visit Rosehall Great house, home of legendary Annie Palmer. Ocho Rios, also on the North C...Read More

Dunns River beach and falls

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Attraction

Dunns River Falls Photo, Jamaica, Caribbean
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Dunns River Beach is the most popular tourist attraction in Jamaica, visited by millions of people each year. Its main feature is the giant limestone staircase over which the river dances to the white sand beach and deep blue sea below. Climbing the falls with a guide looks easy until you try it, but there are observation decks and ordinary steps with handrails for the non-athletic. There are pools to swim in, caves behind the falls, and mini whirlpools. The scenery is picturesque and tropical and hugh shade trees grow even in the river, which is very shallow for the most part. At the falls where the river meet the sea the mixture of icy river water and warm salt water provide exhilarating swimming, a...Read More

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