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Are there large "scary" insects in jamaica?
(Milwaukee WI USA)
Hello! Thank you for reading my question.
I visited Jamaica this past Christmas and had a powerful and wonderful experience. I plan to return and am considering an extended stay.
I did not see any insects during my visit, however since its a tropical island, I wonder if large (over 1") cockroaches or flying insects exist and are common pests on the island.
It may be worth noting that I plan to stay along the beach (in the Negril area) and out of the forested areas so I am guessing there would be fewer insects along the coast.
I'd be grateful for any insight you could share. Thanks very much!
January 29, 2011 by Wellesley
Thanks for the visiting my website, for the question, and for choosing Jamaica! Glad you had a great vacation too!
I am not aware of any 'large' insects as you described them my friend. I had a similar question sometime ago, and this was my answer
, take a peek at it.
I will post your question on our lively facebook fan page
too so hop over there and see the responses from seasoned visitors to Jamaica.
...hope that helps.stay in touch
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