Selling souvenirs in Morant Bay
by Julaine Schexnayder
(New Iberia, LA USA)
souvenirs in Morant Bay
Contest Entry #067 Selling souvenirs in Morant Bay
A vendor in the downtown area of Morant Bay in St. Thomas, Jamaica is working hard to eke out a living selling small items to visitors like me. Hers is one of about a dozen similar, one-room enterprises which caters to the occasional tourist, like me.
St. Thomas is a parish located in the southeast corner of Jamaica is not on the usual tourist route, so one wonders if she has a lot of customers.
Recently I spent a day in the market area there in the company of a young librarian who brought me to this place to buy a few souvenirs. This lady's merchandise, though crowded into a 10' by 10' area, was just what I was looking for.
Its colorful, attractive displays delighted me: tee shirts, towels, straw hats and purses. I particulary remember her sales method was helpful and accommodating. (I forgot to ask her about the need for the neck brace.)
I love meeting Jamaican locals one on one. They are so easy to get to know and will stop and chat for a few minutes with tourists like me.
See Also: Best Attractions In St. Thomas Jamaica
Submit YOUR own Picture here
or See other lovely photos here
Click here to post comments
Return to Jamaican Photo Contest - 2013.
Recommended For You ...
P.S. Didn't find exactly what you were looking for? Still need help?
Click Here to try our dependable and effective Site Search tool, It works!
Or, simply click here to ask me the question. I'll do my best to get back to you within 24 hours!
And, Before You Go!
Here (below) are some sweet deals on great Jamaican products at Amazon that you might have otherwise missed.
Amazon.com, by the way, is the internet's most reputable retailer and usually showcases only the best products from their inventory.
As an ardent customer and affiliate I earn a small commission from your purchase, at no extra cost to you. So thanks in advance.
Note: If link does not show, please click here to be redirected to our page at Amazon.com.
Great Articles You Might Have Missed
Please help me get the message out by sharing this article with your friends on social media (links below). Thnx ;-)
Ready To Vacation?
Please Book With Us...
Was the information helpful to you?
Here is a great way to support our effort.
All you need to do is book your vacation via the reputable HotelsCombined.com search box below.
It can be for travel to Jamaica or anywhere else on earth.
They combine the best deals from across all major booking sites and shows you only the very best!
Not quite ready to book? Start by searching (below) to get some amazing ideas now.
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