Ricardo and I set off from Kingston into the mountains. We were taking the Junction Road through the Wag Water Valley – another first for me. I really enjoyed the new scenery, though for at least awhile, it was of this truck:
But once Ricardo passed it, we had beautiful views like this:
My main regret about this trip is that we didn’t stop at Castleton Gardens. Guidebook junkie that i am, I somehow missed this gem and had no idea it was there until we passed it and Ricardo pointed it out. I had my mind on Faith’s Pen as a stop and never thought about anything else. Ah well…next time.
Before long we hit the north coast, around Annotto Bay. The new north coast highway is in very nice shape all the way to Port Antonio now…
suppose the new road tempts many to speed. We weren’t, but got pulled over anyway. Ricardo had all his taxi stuff in order so we were all good.
My heart is racing and I am so happy to be back in Portland. it has been 6 years and that is way too long for such a beautiful parish.
Continue reading this series:
Jamaica March 2009: 16 – Port Antonio