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Fisher boy at waterfront

Kingston harbour. Sea breezes and sugar cane vendors, I liked it!
Welcome to Jamaica

June 28th 2010
After 9.5 hours travel from London, we arrived at Norman Manley airport, Kingston, Jamaica. We were picked up by my colleagues T & C, and got our first lessons in what Jamaica is like. A strange fruit was sold just outside the airport terminal, and that was a "jelly" coconut, a not yet fully matured coconut that you enjoy with a straw, and perhaps a knife, if you have somewhere to put the fruit's ... read more
Central America Caribbean » Jamaica » Kingston

Jamaican Flag Jamaica gained full independence within the British Commonwealth in 1962. Deteriorating economic conditions during the 1970s led to recurrent violence and a drop off in tourism. Elections in 1980 saw the democratic socialists voted out of office. Pol... ... read more
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