First Look

by Jill Gruss
(Ohio)

First Look at Caribbean Sea

First Look at Caribbean Sea

Contest Entry #037- First Look

Last July, I took my 7 year old daughter and my 6 year old son to Montego Bay, Jamaica. I had been there many times and wanted to share the beauty of Jamaica and its people with my children.

This was their First Look at the beautiful ocean. (Taken from the private island at the Holiday Inn Sunspree, Montego Bay). They couldn't believe how big it was! They were speechless! (Which is hard for them!).

They were just in awe at every new thing they saw while in Jamaica! We climbed Dunns River Falls, swam with the dolphins at Dolphin Cove, went down the slide at Margaritaville ( but they were disappointed when they found out that Jimmy Buffett didn't actually work there!).

We also went zip lining at the White Witch of Rose Hall and then took the Ghost Tour at Rose Hall.

Then, we went to Ricks in Negril and (almost) jumped off the cliffs!

They had the most amazing time with every new thing they did...but the thing I think that will stick with them the most is the friends that they made while in Jamaica.

My son met a little boy from Kingston named Ky-Mani and my daughter met his sister, Lucy! They played together all week in the pool and the ocean!

We still keep in contact with Ky-Mani and Lucy and know that we have made life long friends.

Needless to say, the are begging me to go back! My daughter cried on the flight taking us back home.

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Aug 24, 2013
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Love my cousins! NEW
by: Katie

Your kids were so excited and fun to watch the first time they saw the ocean! Great day, best vacation ever!,,

Aug 14, 2013
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Family
by: Lucius

Adopt me and take me to Jamaica

Aug 14, 2013
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Breathtaking!!
by: winsome

Jill you certainly have an Actor and Actress in the making! The scenery is to die for. Great job!!

Aug 12, 2013
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Terrific kids, terrific place
by: Laurie

What a wonderful opportunity for your kids to experience!!!

Aug 12, 2013
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Terrific kids, terrific place
by: Laurie

What a wonderful opportunity for your kids to experience!!!

Aug 10, 2013
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So cute
by: Julie

Jill, your children are beautiful. How I'd you get them to hold hands? My son would have shoved my daughter right in! Congrats!

Aug 08, 2013
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Love my great niece and nephew!
by: Aunt Barb

I wish I could've been there with you guys when this picture was taken...and I wish I liked the water better! Love you guys.

Aug 06, 2013
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<3
by: Sarah

My cousins are thee cutest! :)

Aug 06, 2013
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So much fun!
by: Billy

This looks like so much fun! I want to go back so bad!

Aug 06, 2013
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Breathtaking
by: Anonymous

Beautiful children!

Aug 06, 2013
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WOW!
by: Holly

Lucky kids! Mine would've died & thought they woke up in HEAVEN!!!

Aug 05, 2013
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Love his shorts!
by: Claudia

This is such a cool pic. Look at his little red gold nd green shorts!

Aug 05, 2013
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BEAUTIFUL
by: Anonymous

Beautiful children, beautiful view!

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