Jamaica wrap!

So much to share, so little time! For the eighteen days I spent in Jamaica, I accomplished quite a lot.
In addition to Milk River, Reach Falls, the Bob Marley Museum, there was….

A visit to the Green Grotto caves
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Beneath the earth
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Entertainment in Runaway Bay

Rafting on the Martha Brae River
I’d have to say that this was the high point of the whole trip!
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Make sure you ask for Captain #45, Mr. Daley. He’ll treat you right! Take my photo along with you and tell him the Jamaican in China sent you!
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Jamaican on the Martha Brae

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Me and Mr. Daley

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Time for me to take the wheel, so to speak

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Tourists from France…psst…ditch mom, and meet me at the mouth of the river!
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Thanks, Mr. Daley! Great guy!

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A visit to Rose Hall, the haunted “Great House”
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Tour of Rose Hall

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Shopping in the markets

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Reconnecting with friends from the old neighborhood….

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As well as with family….can you see the resemblance with Aunt and cousin?

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I’d have to say, however, that the simple pleasure (or harrowing, hair-raising, adrenalin-pumping trauma, take your pick) of driving on the narrow winding roads through the mountains of Jamaica was one of the most satisfying activities! It’s sort of a rite of passage for anyone who calls Jamaica their home.

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Driving
Here’s a video, with “It’s all coming back to me” by Celine Dion providing the soundtrack

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And, then, there’s eating locally-grown, tree-ripened, pesticide-free food (pumpkin, sweet potato, green banana, yam to accompany the callalloo picked an hour earlier from my Aunt’s back yard)
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Last meal in JA

I’ll be sharing more photos and observations of life and my time in Jamaica, but, now it’s time to wrap it up and say goodbye…
Time to hit the skies once again….
This blog is about to become….

The Jamaican in……

(stay tuned!)

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