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KATHY MORESCO[email protected]
Thursday, September 13, 2001 – 6:56 PM

HAVE ONE LOVE AND FEEL ALRIGHT!!!

crystal
Friday, January 18, 2002 – 10:56 AM

i thought that jamaica would be an excellent place to go for spring break. it’s such a beautiful place. my friends about six of us are goimg were hoping that everything turns out ok. were all staying of about a week and then fying back hopfully we have wonderful experience. a couple of people that we know have already gone and they siad it was great. we are looking forward to the beaches, the clubs, and the night life that you guys have. thank you for letting come and enjoy your beautiful island.

Rennae Null[email protected]
Friday, January 18, 2002 – 9:24 PM

My husband and I are going to be celebrating our 20th aniv. this July. I am looking into resorts and beach houses.

NANCY HENRY[email protected]
Friday, January 18, 2002 – 11:16 PM

A REAL JAMAICAN TOURIST WOULD ENJOY LIFE TO ITS FULLEST EITHER STARTING MONTEGO BAY OR KINGSTON, BOTH ARE ENTIRELY DIFFERENT AND UNIQUE IN THERE OWN WAY. LIKE I SAID START AT ONE OR THE OTHER BUT DON’T JUST STAY THERE THE WHOLE ISLAND IT SELF HAS ALOT TO OFFER IN VERY DIFFERENT SCENERY FROM THE COUNTRY TOWNS TO THE MOUNTAINS IN MANDEVILLE. BEAUTY OF THIS ISLAND PARADISE. STILL CAN BE SEEN ALL YOU HAVE TO DO IS BEHOLD. THE FOOD OF THIS ISLAND IS HEAVEN AS THE RASTAFARI KNOW HOW TO EAT AS WELL AS THE NATURAL JAMAICAN..FRESH FRUITS AND VEGATABLES THE BEST NATURAL ORGANICS IN THE WORLD. THE FISH. THEY KNOW HOW TO COOK IT AND THEY KNOW HOW TO FEED YOU. WHEN YOU FLY INTO JAMAICA IT IS LIKE ENTERING A TIME ZONE. WHERE THERE IS A PACE THAT IS DIFFERENT IN EACH PLACE YOU VISIT. JAMAICA YEARS AGO USE TO BE THE ONLY CARRIBEAN DESTINATION THAT YOU EVER HEARD ABOUT NOW YOU HARDLY HEAR ABOUT JAMAICA. THE GOVERMENT HAS RUN THE COUNTRY AND THE PEOPLE INTO THE GROUND..AND THEY ARE FIGHTING TO GET THE OLD TROPICAL PARADISE BACK……………..AND THEIR WAY OF LIFE BACK…IT USE TO BE THE THERSHOLD OF THE CARRIBEAN NOW IT IS A BATTLE FIELD…FOR WHAT RESPECT….ONE LOVE???..THE ISLAND IS GODS BLESSING WHICH NEEDS TO BE LOVED AND RESPECTED..

MICHELLE[email protected]
Friday, January 25, 2002 – 4:22 PM

My boyfriend and I are looking forward to visting Jamaica! I hope it is as nice as it looks. I can’t wait to lay on the beach all day and get as drunk as I possibly can! It will be great!!!!!

Desrine Anne Russell(MARSH)[email protected]
Monday, February 04, 2002 – 10:37 PM

Be part of the Marsh 2nd Family reunion in June 2002-in St. Ann/St. Mary.
Learn about the family tree dating back to the 14th/15th century and our accomplishments-
teachers, lawyers, farmers, a diplomat , a spy!.
Meet other members of our family

Joshua Doyle[email protected]
Saturday, February 09, 2002 – 2:17 PM

Hey, what is do u think about the Jamacian Bobsled team?

Valerie[email protected]
Monday, February 11, 2002 – 9:38 PM

I spent a lovely 10 days in Port Antonio. We stayed at the Trident Villas in January 2002 to attend a wedding in the castle. It was fantastic. Our early morning ritual included sitting on our patio chairs sipping coffee while watching the ocean. Many peacoks found their way to our villa and loved watching us every morning. The room was very beautiful and the beds were great.
Service was fantastic too.
We eat a lot at a restaurant called Anna Bananas down from the resort.
They served the best Creole Chicken and Lobster Kampi I’ve ever tasted. We went back that night for dinner.
The chef was 21 years old but a ole hack at preparing gourmet meals. His name is Teddy. Jessie was the server/waitress. They were the best. Teddy took us to a night club later the first night called Roof Top.
It was back to basics there.
One evening was spent at Jamacia Hills Resort. This place was the bomb. We saw the whole area from the balcony. The owners were the best. There we were served lobster and Mai Mai. Drinks were on the house. Appleton wine and fruit juice.

We simply loved the Blue Lagoon. Its different eating with your fingers there.
We also checked out Winifred Beach. Another fabulous day as long as the locals don’t cheat you on the shells and beads.

Also watch out for the price to take a cab around town.
The first day we were told that our fare was 250 jamacian dollars to Anna Bananas ($5.00 US)
But later taking a cab a second time it was $100.00 jamacian ($2.00 us). Make sure you negotiate the price
before you get in the car.

Once you find a good cab driver get his phone number and stick with him.

The people in Port Antonio were fantastic.. We felt welcomed everywhere. At the nite club it was even better. I really liked experiencing the real Jamacia.

 

 

Jene[email protected]
Tuesday, February 12, 2002 – 10:39 AM

What kind of food do jamaican eats

tolstoy fadeev[email protected]
Friday, February 15, 2002 – 4:26 PM

hello ! i’m mourad
i’m realy to join your sit so as to have a friend from foreigbn people
and so as to countinuous relationship

james prentice[email protected]
Friday, February 15, 2002 – 6:51 PM

Sirs:

I have never seen any suggestions to tourists to visit the “blue hole”. We traveled there and found it fascinating!!

Why not show pictures and stories about this Jamacian treasure?

sincerely,
James Prentice

akraj[email protected]
Friday, February 15, 2002 – 11:20 PM

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Nichigirl
Tuesday, February 19, 2002 – 1:32 PM

I will be getting married in Jamaica this Summer I really need some info on the legal documents that are needed from US citzens. We will be getting married at sandal nigril. Has anyone used this property for their wedding or know of a couple that has used it?
Thanks

P.S. I have been to Jamaica 3 times at loved every hour of it!!

Lauri E. Olson-Hohmanl[email protected]
Wednesday, February 20, 2002 – 11:29 AM

I have been to Jamaica 3 times and going again. Does anyone know how I find out the bus route and price for the cheapest fares from Montego Bay to Negril. I need to know soon. I am leaving Feb 22 and I want to call and make arrangements before I leave.

dsed
Wednesday, February 20, 2002 – 1:21 PM

tell me about the jamiacan bobsled team

johighgeebum
Wednesday, February 20, 2002 – 1:28 PM

i live in a sucky place its called jamaica

Queen-Grace[email protected]
Saturday, March 02, 2002 – 8:21 PM

Some of my friends and I are planning a trip to Jamaica this summer. If anyone knows any hot spots that we should visit please let me know. We range in age from 20-26.

krystle[email protected]
Monday, March 04, 2002 – 5:38 PM

hi i jjust wanted to know if you would be able to send me so info on jamaca .or send something from jamaca like a bathing suit or something send it to 244 reade street blandburg pa box162 zip code 16619 please i have a report to do this would mean alot im in 6th grade and i picked you u were my number 1 choice so please write a.s.a.p=as soon as posible!!!!

p.s it will mean alot thanks if you just read this

TONYA&RALEIGH
Saturday, March 09, 2002 – 3:09 AM

LOVE TO EXPERIANCE A ONECE IN A LIFETIME DREAM AND GET MARRIED OVER LOOKING THE JAMACIAN WATERFRONTS WITH THE LOVE OF HER LIFE

 

Gene[email protected]
Friday, March 15, 2002 – 4:22 PM

I have made the trip to Jamaica 15 times in 5 years, each trip staying for 1 month. I spend most of my time in the Northeastern part, Portland, St. Mary and St. Catherine. The schools are my main interest, teaching teachers and students with a learning problem or just a problem in life. I stay with pastors and have become family to many, many, many people. I have adopted 4 young ladies because they love me and I love them. I have never been loved and accepted by kids and adults more anywhere. When I go to a small rural school the kids hear a car door they begin chanting my name. It is great to be loved.
Gene

Al Raimer[email protected]
Wednesday, May 08, 2002 – 6:45 AM

BEEN THERE 29 TIMES & CAN’T WAIT TO GO BACK………….

eddie[email protected]
Wednesday, May 08, 2002 – 3:07 PM

how are the sites!

PEE DEE[email protected]
Tuesday, May 14, 2002 – 4:02 PM

My cousins and I are planning a trip to Montego Bay the end of June. This is our first time in Jamaica. Can anyone tell me the best nightclubs, restaurants, beaches, and tours to go to?

Nadine[email protected]
Wednesday, May 29, 2002 – 5:01 PM

Need to find information about Tastees patties

Sharon Settles[email protected]
Friday, June 07, 2002 – 9:17 AM

I LOVE JAMAICA!!!! You can ask me anything about “MY’ beautiful second home. Longing for the day that I never have to leave.

Ian Findley[email protected]
Monday, July 29, 2002 – 12:16 PM

My partner and I are going to Jamaica in November, and would love to know the local cuisine and drink. We are going to montego bay will have a good time. many thanks Ian.

Anne
Wednesday, October 02, 2002 – 5:34 PM

This year marked our 3rd vacation in Jamaica. We have stayed at the same establishment in Mobay each time, and were welcomed back very warmly. As before we loved the hospitality, the warmth of the people, and of course the jamaican food and rum.
During our stay we signed up to visit the Luminous Lagoon in Falmouth. This phenomenon is really worth seeing. The only pity is that our photos of this fluorescent water did not come out very well. Apparently the light from the flash took away some of the brilliance.
Another excursion we went on was the Hilton High Day Tour; a quite bumpy 2 hour ride out of Montego Bay into the mountains. The countryside is magnificent, all the lush green and the tropical flowers were wonderful to look at. Our tour guide at the plantation showed us many plants that are used for medicinal purposes, to help with things like high blood pressure, asthma, diabetes and many other ailments. We also took a trip down the road to a settlement founded by Germans in the 1800s, named St. Leonard. Being of German descent, I found this very interesting.
I love staying in a hotel on the beach, but each visit I feel that one is more likely to see the real Jamaica by taking day trips away from the hotel. One thing we have found consistently is that the people are very warm and friendly. Each time I hated to leave the island, although this year Hurricane Isidor made parting a bit easier. Hopefully it won’t be too long before we can return. I LOVE JA.

 

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