Negril, Jamaica - November 2011

by Elke
(Nanaimo, BC, Canada)

Negril, Jamaica

Negril, Jamaica

Contest Entry #020 - Negril, Jamaica - November 2011


It was my first time in Jamaica in Nov. 2011. I had planned the holiday eight months in advance.

Didn't have a clue what to expect. I rented a private condo right at the ocean in Negril, seven mile beach.

Every morning I would wake up to the wonderful view, the warm breeze going threw the condo. All kinds of boats where always passing by.

The morning I took the picture of the fisherman I went for a walk around the complex. I met a older Jamaican man that was working the grounds, he asked me if wanted a coconut.

Of course I said yes and gave him ten dollars for his kindness.

Went back to the condo, sat on the deck and watched the ocean. I was enjoying my coconut milk and this boat stopped right in front of the condo. What a beautiful sight; got my camera and took two pictures.

Next I noticed no one was in the boat. They were all diving for the day's catch for themselves or for the market. I don't know but it was interesting to see that's for sure.

Thinking of the picture I made sure we bought fish from local fisherman.

I am planning on coming back this year to meet more of the beautiful Jamaican people. I can't wait!!!!

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Jan 13, 2013
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great picture NEW
by: Anonymous

Great picture Elke and story. Makes me want to go there, Marianne

Jan 12, 2013
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nice pic NEW
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wow, i would like to be in Jamaica.

Jan 12, 2013
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wow, i would like to be in Jamaica.

Jan 11, 2013
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by: Anonymous

INTERESTING picture WOW!! To see a different culture and how they go and get their dinner. It sure make's a person curios what's in the basket??? Thanks for sharing Elke!! Best Wishes

Jan 11, 2013
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Nice pic. NEW
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Good job Elke.
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Jan 11, 2013
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Classic photo NEW
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Great picture. Nice composition!

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Fishermen NEW
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Fantastic!

Jan 10, 2013
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Feels like I'm right there! NEW
by: Colleen

Wonderful shot Elke! LOVE IT!!!!!!!

Jan 09, 2013
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Wish we were all there with you!

Jan 09, 2013
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Nothing Like Fresh Fish! NEW
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Nothing Like Fresh Fish Purchased From The Locals!

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