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Negril: the natural Rasta way
If you think Jamaica is just some Caribbean Island for all-inclusive beach holidays only, you are wrong. Besides beaches in Ocho Rios and Montego Bay you’ll find numerous beautiful, unknown coves and idyllic bays all over the island. Inland Jamaica is extremely beautiful too, with waterfalls, rivers, caves and the Blue Mountains; also for hikers and mountain bikers a real challenge. In this travel guide we take you to astonishing Negril on a real and natural Rasta way. Negril is famous for its beaches, blue hole, caves and rivers. Travellers who like adventure, nature and are curious to meet locals, will be surprised of the richness Negril has to offer. Get inspired by the enthusiastic and positive vibes of Rastafarians as they are very hospitable. They’ll show you the history of Jamaica, it’s culture and the plants and herbs with their medicinal use. Rastafarians are excellent chefs and love to cook ‘Ital food’. And yes, they like music, dance and singing, ready to perform any time. Explore the hidden treasures of the coastal village in the far west of Jamaica, once a huge swamp, nowadays a lively area; Negril! Facts about Jamaica: Jamaica is a Caribbean island about 200 km from Cuba and Haïti; 235 km by 56 km, with a temperature between 27 and 34°C. In the mountains you can expect some rain and you need warm clothes and hiking shoes. The (sub)tropical climate provides more than 200 different orchids and a thousand different indigenous plants and ferns. You can travel around in Jamaica by (rental) car, local bus or shared taxi. Your trip will get the glamorous touch while sight seeing with a local tour guide. You'll feel comfortable and relaxed having a break when ever you want, taking pictures as much a s you like and exploring hidden beaches and caves and eating real local food. 'A dream holiday, yeah mon, Jamaica; a must visit!'
- Sandra Smits
Jamaica: the natural Rasta route
Warm sunshine, endless beaches, stunning sunsets, waterfalls and forests, delicious rum and addictive music; this is Jamaica! Once you're in Jamaica you’ll soon dance and sing along with the reggae tunes and you‘ll love to watch the dancehall parties with the sexy moves. Besides dancing and music, Jamaicans like to discuss all kinds of topics: artists, sports or something that just happened. They speak Patwa and soon you'll be able to speak some yourself and if it’s not working out, Jamaicans will support you with the always-positive response: ‘No problem, soon you catch it!’ The Jamaican is cheerful, helpful and friendly. Exotic Jamaica will intensely satisfy you; it sizzles and attracts, gives you energy and calms you down; a paradise, for solo travelers, couples and groups. Even babies and teenagers love the Jamaican style: ‘Yeah mon, Jamaican natural vibes!
- Sandra Smits