Tagged: jamaica

Jamaican Coffee is King in Japan

Jamaica Blue Mountain Coffee is one of the most expensive brands of coffee in the world. Coffee is grown all over Jamaica but only a select batch of the product grown in a 12 mile area of the Blue Mountains to the east of Kingston...

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State of Emergency in Kingston

Well I didn’t want to blog about this but the unrest in Jamaica’s capital, surrounding areas and small pockets throughout the island seems to be getting worse. Fortunately I am safe as I am in East Kingston while the unrest and standoff between security forces...

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Roaring River Cave and Mayfield Falls Photos

Late last month I went to the Roaring River Cave and Mayfield Falls in Westmorland Jamaica as a part of the usual monthly photography link-up I attend with fellow local photographers who meet online via a group on Flickr. I don’t even know if I...

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One Love Jamaica Festival 2010 Pictures

Yoyogi park in Tokyo Japan was bathed in a Jamaica vibe last weekend when the 2010 staging of the One Love Jamaica Festival took place from May 5th to 9th. News from pals in Japan was that there was a lot of publicity around the...

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Ichi-Bam Dancers from Japan on Dancin’ Dynamites

dancin' dynamites

Talent shows are all the rage now from singing to dancing to drumming. North American shows like American Idol and Dancing with with the Stars are well known but many countries have produced local versions and Jamaica is no different with shows like Rising Stars,...

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In Loving Memory of Air Jamaica

The writing was already on the wall when I made my first post about the Air Jamaica issue in February in which I talked about the trouble the airline industry was in and comparing the similarities but differences between the demise of Air Jamaica and...

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10 year old Jamaipanese vs the Ram Goat

Seeing this ram in a very rural part of eastern Jamaica yesterday on a monthly photography trip that I go on with friends brought back some memories from my childhood one of which I thought I’d share. Summer Holidays on a farm As a child...

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Queen Ifrica

Queen Ifrica is a reggae songstress that has been blazing a trail on the local music scene for a few years now but has recently started to get international recognition. Songs like ‘Far Away’, ‘Daddy’ and ‘Below the Waist’ have been anthems with Jamaicans and...

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One Love Jamaica Festival 2010 Information

It’s coming up to that time of year again when Yoyogi Park in Tokyo, Japan is taken over for a weekend by all things Jamaican. The 2010 Staging of the One Love Jamaica Festival will take place from Saturday May 8th to Sunday May 9th...

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For the Love of Photography and Friends

Photography is like therapy to me, helping me to release a lot of negative energy that would otherwise have me decapitating that moron that cut in line in the bank yesterday or drop kicking that scammer I see all over Kingston on different days  pretending...

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