Adventure in the Southern Cockpits and Alligator Pond (2006 flashback, part one)

In 2006 I traveled to Jamaica, as staff, with friends and client ekoostik hookah and several other bands for a festival called Jamm in Jamaica. I spent a week in Negril helping out with that, enjoying music and friends. But, as is my wont, I planned a couple of extra days at the end to go …

Dornoch’s Head: A Trip Back Into Cockpit Country (April 2010)

Before I left for Jamaica on this trip, I came across a new web site called “Cockpit Country Jamaica”. It featured attractions and information about the Cockpit Country in Jamaica, that sparsely inhabited central-western region of the island that spans roughly 4 parishes.  I’ve written about the area before, and I’ve visited it from a …