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Adventure Guide to Jamaica, 5th Edition (Hunter Travel by Paris Permenter, John Bigley

By Paris Permenter, John Bigley

This commute consultant walks with the adventurous visitor to the center of Jamaica, to the miles of sand shorelines, to the rugged Blue Mountains, to the rustic villages that supply a peek on the genuine Jamaica. The authors concentrate on the adventures this well known Caribbean island has to supply: scuba diving alongside coral reefs, cycling mountain trails, deep sea fishing, parasailing, windsurfing, horseback using, and different adventures that variety from light to wild. detailed sections contain a glance at Jamaica's Meet the folks software, domestic visits, neighborhood nightspots, fairs, and extra. Maps and pictures liven up the down-to-earth textual content.

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Christmas Day December 26 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Boxing Day Festivals The Jamaica Tourist Board offers information, including dates, for all of the events listed here. Call them at % 800-JAMAICA or see www. com. n January Accompong Maroon Festival, St. Elizabeth This event, held on January 6, celebrates the Maroon culture. Festivities date back to the 19th century and commemorate the Maroon uprising against the English. There are feasts, blowing of the Abeng (a wind instrument), and playing of the Maroon drums.

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