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Portland

Worth A Visit

  I’m currently working on a Community Tourism capacity building and training program in six rural Jamaican communities as part of my work, along with two other tourism consultants, Hugh Cresser and Dr. Anthony Hall.  (see Expand Consulting). We are going to be conducting training with community persons on how to

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Photos from the Edge

Thanks to P. Diaz for this photo from the edge, titled “Somewhere in Jamaica”, I managed to get out of him that it’s actually somewhere in Portland. Feel free to email me your photos “from the edge” to yardedge@gmail.com.  

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EnvironmentGood FoodWorth A Visit

Looking for an eco-tourism vacation in Jamaica? How about visiting the Rio Grande Valley in Jamaica?  Ambassabeth Eco-Cabins is a unique experience of Jamaican rural life and a authentic eco- tourism vacation or weekend get-away. Located in the upper Rio Grande Valley about 15 miles south of Port Antonio, the

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Happening on the Edge 2010

Video highlights from the Red Bull Music Academy Bass Camp (more here) – fabulous production for Red Bull by New Caribbean Cinema (Storm Saulter, Nile Saulter & Michelle Serieux).

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Happening on the Edge 2011

Producer and manager Jeremy Harding, songwriter and producer Mikey Bennett and producer Sawandi Simon shared two days of musical knowledge with twenty-five aspiring musicians and music industry practitioners at the Red Bull Music Academy Bass Camp this past week.

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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

Portland, with its mixture of lush green countryside and beautiful beaches, rivers, caves, hills and waterfalls, is one of my favourite parishes in Jamaica. There are so many amazingly beautiful places to go and things to do in Portland that this was a hard list to come up with but

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