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Worth A Visit

When going up the Black River to view the local crocodiles, don’t miss Sister Lou’s River Stop for the best tasting crab backs in western Jamaica! Black River in St. Elizabeth is Jamaica’s longest navigable river and so named for the dark colour of the water. The water looks black

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Photos from the EdgeWorth A Visit

Thanks to Sydney Wilson for this photo from the edge of Frenchman’s Cove river / pool running out to the ocean…a wonderful place. Though the river water is a bit chilly for some of us Jamaicans, it is absolutely refreshing on a hot day… Thanks Sydney. For more on Portland

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Happening on the Edge 2012

In honour of Jamaica 50, we’re creating a new series of “My Favourite Things to Do in Kingston”. Thanks to Dr. Diana Chen for kicking it off with her top 11 things to do in Kingston. Diana recently left academia and is now embarking on a career as an art therapist,

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Worth A Visit

Here are some photos I took while visiting Great Huts recently. Photos contributed by my niece Sydney Wilson (age 12). Great Huts is an eco-tourism resort in Boston Beach, Portland, perfect for your eco-tourism  vacation in Jamaica! As described on its website, Great Huts is “built upon a 4 plus acre

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Happening on the Edge 2011

F.Y.I. ALL!  We’re now using our YardEdge facebook page to share the myriad events happening around town and across the island that we think are worth checking out. So please “like” our facebook page to stay informed of some of the amazing variety of cool arts and culture “happenings” here in JA. Facebook

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Happening on the Edge 2011Worth A Visit

This summer at 2 Seasons Guest House in Treasure Beach, St. Elizabeth there will be two events definitely worth checking out. On Saturday, June 18, there will be the Treasure Beach Jazz Escape 2011 which features a scintillating line up of local and international artistes. The line up includes Karen Smith and

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Worth A Visit

Here’s a guest post I did for the Reggae Marathon blog for Negril newbies – those coming to Negril for the first time for the Marathon or for those who don’t know much about Negril. Check it out and let me know what you think.

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Worth A Visit

Here’s part 2 of our two part post on the top 10 absolutely must do things in Portland (or “Porti” as we say in Jamaica), one of our favourite Jamaican parishes. Please add your top spots to our list! Part 1 is here. 5. Have a drink at Geejam’s Bushbar.

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Worth A Visit

Southern view from Blue Mountain Peak Last weekend, a group of friends and I went hiking to the top of the Blue Mountains. Blue Mountain Peak is the highest point in Jamaica at 2,256 metres or 7,402 feet above sea level. I had hiked to the top once before many

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