Places to Go/ Heritage

This is a traditional dance performed during the ‘Nine-Night’ sessions for the death of a loved one. It is said to have originated during slavery...

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St. Ann

Considered a major tourist area, this town in St. Ann on the northern section of the island gets many visitors via cruise ships who enjoy the...

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Jamaica’s National Bird is also known as the swallow-tail humming bird, streamer-tail and more scientifically as Trochihlus Polytmus. Out...

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A pudding or cake-like dessert item that is made with cornmeal, sugar, raisins, spices and coconut milk. Boiled or baked in banana leaves, this...

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Ocho Rios , Saint Ann Parish

This Ocho Rios attraction is an internationally acclaimed gem in Jamaica. The self-regenerating falls protrude from an extensive layer of rock...

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A small community on the upper banks of the Yallahs River in the parish of St. Thomas. One of Jamaica’s national heroes, Paul Bogle, is associated...

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A port in Clarendon named in honour of the first Spanish governor of the island, Juan Esquivel, 1510 – 1514.

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One of the oldest organised churches in the world, it was officially established in Jamaica in 1972. The church has a less than pleasant...

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Ferns are green, non-flowering plants that are found widely in Fern Gully on approaching the Ocho Rios area in St. Ann parish. The plant...

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10km from Oracabessa, Saint Mary Parish

The area where The Firefly Estate now stands was once called the "Look Out" by the infamous pirate and one time governor  Henry Morgan for its...

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