First Trip To Jamaica

by SALOME HENRY
(Guyana)

My Jamaica Trip - Pictured At Little Ochi Seafood Restaurant

My Jamaica Trip - Pictured At Little Ochi Seafood Restaurant

My first trip to Jamaica was a wonderful one! At first I was kind of skeptical when I heard of the crime rate. But I stayed in Mandeville which seemed relatively safe.


I was surrounded with the things I like the Church. I attended two different church for the two weeks I spent there.

I attended a church social where I had fun praying games eg domino and out door games. Hot soup and sandwiches were served during the event.

I visited a Trewlawny farming area. I ate roasted yams and salt fish for the first time. It tasted so well. I also ate ackee and salt fish for the first time.

My friend took me out at Little Ochie and treated me to a variety of fishes including the Lion fish.

I visited the three popular Universities in Jamaica also I visited the Bob Marley Museum. Well I couldn't go back to my country without visiting there because my family were lovers of Bob's music in the days after over 25 years.

I played pools game an evening in Mandeville town. I made new friends! The Jamaican people are quite friendly. There is a similar culture to mine in Guyana.

I think one can really enjoy Jamaica you only have to reach with the right people. All in all my trip was a very enjoyable one.

Editor's Note
This is lovely Salome! It sounds like you definitely had what we call the rich Jamaican experience:

You stayed in with the locals, went to church etc. but also enjoyed the good food while exploring other attractions and the culture.

Thanks for sharing Salome!

Have a story like Salome, please share it with us now- we love to hear em!

Comments for First Trip To Jamaica

Average Rating starstarstarstarstar

Click here to add your own comments

May 01, 2015
Rating
starstarstarstarstar
Rich Jamaican Experience
by: Wellesley

Thanks again for sharing Salome.

Click here to add your own comments

Join in and write your own page! It's easy to do. How? Simply click here to return to Your_Jamaican_Story.

Thanks For Reading!
Like What You Just Read?

Great Articles You Might Have Missed

And Before You Go!

You are welcome to join my special friends list and receive exclusive updates (like this), tips, trivia and stories from lovers of Jamaica! Just enter...

Also connect with My-Island-Jamaica.com on Social Media: 
Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | Youtube

Thank You!

Need Help?

We have a cherry list of top Jamaican companies that might be able to help you. Please click here to see them, our preferred partners and site sponsors.

copyscpe
Top Of Page
Wellesley Gayle

What's New? Click Here And See

New!  I've created a Welcome Audio. Just click the Play button below to listen.

Please subscribe here to get my latest updates.

SEARCH THE SITE



Site Sponsors

jamaica_click_down_here_visit_our_sponsors

Our Preferred Sponsors (below)

(Our Sponsorship Policy)

Luna Sea Inn
Luna Sea Inn Photographers in Jamaica
Wedding Photographers
Jamaican Souvenirs
Best Jamaican Souvenirs Cars For Sale In Jamaica
Cars For Sale

Click Here to Visit Our Sponsors' Page

Did You Miss These?

What's New?

Below is a list of the very latest articles I posted on the site.

Recent Articles

  1. My-Island-Jamaica.com, Sharing the uniqueness of our country with the world!

    Jul 28, 17 01:04 AM

    Jamaica remains the most adored island in the Caribbean. The scintillating beaches and the delectable food is not all though, there are lots more! Follow Me

    Read More

  2. Catcha Falling Star Gardens Hot Summer Special!

    Jul 27, 17 01:47 PM

    Catcha Falling Star Gardens in Negril (the capital of casual) is having another...Hot Summer Special! Promotion Date: 16 April - 31 October 2017 Promotion

    Read More

  3. Jamaica Country Code - What Exactly Is That?

    Jul 27, 17 11:17 AM

    What exactly is a Jamaica country code? And what is it used for?

    Read More

  4. Medical Association Of Jamaica - Read This First

    Jul 26, 17 06:51 PM

    Helpful information about the medical association of Jamaica

    Read More