Jamaica

Photos of Negril and beyond in Jamaica

In my early 20s I first heard Bob Marley & The Wailers album Natty Dread--no doubt one of my life's moments of serendipity.  Nobody I knew where I lived near the Southern Maine seacoast had heard of reggae let alone Bob Marley & The Wailers and I found the combination of musical rhythm and lyrical message irresistible and wanted to know more about Jamaican culture--and this was before internet, my friends, so it took some digging!  I first had the sublime fortune to visit Jamaica in February of 2001.  With beautiful Point Village Resort in Negril as a home base, I made unforgettable JA friends and adventures into the local area and deep into the Jamaican countryside--the "real Jamaica" one won't know without venturing beyond tourist resorts.  Moved by the people and their culture, and the beauty of their land, I've gone back to Jamaica a half dozen times and always on the occasion of Bob Marley's birthday on February 6th, a time of great celebration on this tiny island nation which has remarkably managed to change the world musically if not spiritually.  I've many photos to share of my adventures and Jamaicans I've befriended.  My most recent visit was on Bob Marley's 72nd birthday in 2017.  I always miss Jamaica, and it will always be too long until I ever get to be there again.

Here's an upful start to this page, and many more images "soon come".

Go ahead and smile, you're in Jamaica now!

           

"Green fe de lan', yellow fe de sun, black fe de hardship, red fe de blood of de people."

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 Jamaica photos, Jamaica pictures, gallery of people pictures       Jamaica photos, Jamaica pictures, gallery of Peter Tosh's mausoleum       Jamaica photos, Jamaica pictures, gallery of Jamaican towns and countryside

The People              Peter Tosh Memorial                    The Land

 

Jamaica photos, Jamaica pictures, gallery of Negril       Jamaica photos, Jamaica pictures, gallery of Point Village resort

           Negril                            Point Village Resort

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Links

 

Apple Vacations  Great Jamaica vacation package deals.  Go to Negril.

Peter Tosh  Excellent site for the "Steppin' Razor", one the the original Wailers.

Bob Marley  Homepage with news, music, video and photos of the "Tuff Gong".

Morgan Heritage  I think, the best roots style reggae band around today!

Mayfield Falls  Pristine beauty in Glenbrook, Jamaica.

Jamaicans.com  More Irie Jamaica information.

Weather  What's the weather in Negril like today?

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Thank you for visiting!  Respect!

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