Jamaica - Always Something More To Explore
by Cynthia Savoy
Jamaican Cave with carvings
Contest Entry #12 - Jamaica - Always Something More To Explore
I come to Jamaica very often, each time hoping to experience something different and see something new.
This last time I was able to venture out a lil bit in Ochi and go thru Fern Gully.
Fern Gully is a winding scenic stretch of road that runs just south of Ocho Rios and lead to a town called Colgate.
The area gets its name from the wide variety of ferns which grow on each side of the road and completely block the sunlight, making it very cool and serene.
Along the way there are local artist selling their works, mostly wood carvings and souvenir items.
On my way to Fern Gully I came across this small cave with all of these beautiful carvings.
The creator of this beautiful artwork happened to be there and allowed me to snap this picture.
He hand carved all of these faces into the stone walls of this small enclave.
The detail of the carvings brings the stone to life and you feel as if you are looking at hundreds of souls trapped in stone; definitely not something you see every day and a true testament to how talented and gifted Jamaican people are.
I never expected to come across this on my drive but that is just how Jamaica is - always something more to see and to explore.
See Also: Green Gratto Caves, Jamaica
Submit YOUR own Picture here
or See other lovely photo submissions here
Looking For Something Special?
In most cases, we have what you are looking for. Just search the entire site using this Google Search bar (below).
Great Articles You Might Have Missed
Was The Information Helpful?
Great! Please help me get the message out by sharing with your friends on social media (links below)
You are also 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
Top Of Page
Need More 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.