“What is going on?” I wondered while finding shelter and looking up at the Sangicor bank, thinking someone must be out of their minds. “Were they watering flowers up there?” […]
via Shopping Downtown Kingston
More than a year has passed since I’ve been studying in Jamaica, and the end date for the MBA program is approaching. Now, I must make the decision whether or not I want to stay or go. Do I follow my heart?
Now that I’ve been here for close to two months, Jamaica is slowly revealing its flaws to me. It wasn’t long that I accepted that some days I’ll have to bathe with cold water; but I did not anticipate having to bathe from a basin. This was not in the travel […]
Deciding to turn down my books, shut the laptop lid, and spend time with Jamaica so that I could go swim in the river.
Shopping downtown Kingston, Jamaica for groceries, and household supplies to prepare my campus apartment with Patrice, who did the hard work for me, as I familiarize myself with vendors in Jamaica.
1. Ants: The ants are not my friend. They go everywhere.. in my clothes, my food, they bite me and crawl on my computer. I hear they chew electrical cords so I have to make sure my computer is safe. They make rows on the walls but I have no idea […]
Thank you to all who followed my journey to Jamaica. For the most part I have accomplished everything I set out to do. Unfortunately I did not stay in any resort and I did not visit 5 parishes in the south west part of Jamaica. I’m not completely unhappy about […]
Tuesday was my last full day in Jamaica and I wanted to make the best of it. I had a list of things in mind. There was no real highlight because for me each moment was special in it’s own way. First, I revisited the soup kitchen. It was a […]
A peek at what some of the scenery is like… Highly recommend this journey to anyone visiting Jamaica- as long as you are fit or are in the process of getting fit.