North Coast

Rafting the Great River

Rafting a river is a Thing To Do in Jamaica, started on the Rio Grande by a banana ship captain ...
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The River

S settled in with a book, C and I took a stroll around the property. I don't know how many ...
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Over the River and Through the Woods

I've been hinting around these past few posts about our final trip destination.  You've read that our first booking, in ...
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MBJ to Treasure Beach (getting all the things done)

We landed  at noon and were in Chicken's van by 12:30. He'd brought cold drinks but I needed to change ...
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The state of arrivals – flying down and entering Jamaica

This trip was really a unique one for a few reasons. It was, in part, a gift to me from ...
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Places to stay in Strawberry Fields

Strawberry Fields forever....yes there is a real one, in Jamaica. There is a resort by that name but I refer ...
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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 ...
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Return to Strawberry Fields, St. Mary (part two) (April 2010)

So I last left this story with us hitting the road from Portland headed to Strawberry Fields/Robins Bay, where we'd ...
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An Overnight in Port Antonio (April 2010)

As you may recall, we left Robins Bay to spend the night in Port Antonio.  My friend Nene had never ...
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A Visit to Strawberry Fields, St. Mary (part one) (April 2010)

If you've read my blog before, you know I usually do trip reports in a diary format, day 1, day ...
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Jamaica June 2009: 3 – Resort Hopping (Hedo and Starfish)

We're still in Runaway Bay at the villa, but today our host will join us after work.  I also got ...
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Jamaica June 2009: 5 – A Stop in Rio Bueno

I thought I wrote this post years ago, but didn't. Maybe it got lost in my blog move a couple ...
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Jamaica June 2009: 2 – Runaway Bay

This trip report will have to be a bit different than most, because I didn't take notes and I didn't ...
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Jamaica June 2009: 1 – Arrival and Runaway Bay

Here I am again, off to Jamaica. I was last here in March, 3 months ago. Normally I can only ...
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Jamaica March 2009: 25 – Luminous Lagoon and Out

When I returned from my adventure in the Cockpits I caught up with J&M, who'd had their own adventure that ...
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Jamaica March 2009: 24 – Into the Cockpits

During the course of the previous evening at Ja Jewel, a friend of Bar and Cher's stopped by. We'd met ...
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Jamaica March 2009: 23 – Caves and Beaches and Chinese

After we left the beach, J&M wanted to check out a Chinese restaurant in Duncans that Barry said was new ...
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Jamaica March 2009: 22 – Duncans Bay

When I arrive at Jamaica Jewel Barry and Cher are there to greet me. I set up in the downstairs ...
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Jamaica March 2009: 21 – Kingston to Duncans Bay via Faith’s Pen

Ricardo picked me up right on time. I bid farewell to T, who I will see again in 3 months, ...
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All Around Jamaica Again: Days 14-15 – Negril to Runaway Bay to Home

Friday November 14th. Negril to Runaway Bay with an unscheduled stop. I wake up today in time to get coffee…yay ...
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All Around Jamaica Again: Day 3 – Duncans to Kingston on the Knutsford Express

Day 3: Duncans Bay to Ochi to Kingston I think I mentioned I have been to JA some 20 or ...
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All Around Jamaica Again: Day 1 Duncans Bay

Day 1 - US - Duncans Bay, Trelawny I have some trip notes, I doubt I'll think of everything at ...
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Sept-Oct 2004 (Negril, Boscobel in St. Mary, Portland and Luminous Lagoon)

Pre-trip: A group trip was planned this time, one of the couples going, in fact the couple that started this ...
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Remembering a lesson learned

One time...in 2003, my husband and I rented a car at the airport and drove to St. Mary. After getting ...
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Northeast Coast (1 of 3 from 2003)

Trip Report March/April 2003 - All Around Jamaica I must say ahead of time, that I can't tell everything. Some ...
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Negril, Jamaica, January 11-19 2000 (Blue Cave Castle)

Negril, Jamaica, January 11-19 2000 We're back after nine glorious days (and P is out shoveling snow right now!) - ...
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