I know after reading the topic you may be asking yourself what kind of madness is this? Well, after being here for three years I can say that one thing Jamaica and Canada have in common is diversity. Canada though, because of the influx of immigrants may have the biggest mix of cultures than anywhere else in the world and yes that includes the US. In the city of Hamilton where I live it’s incredible the mix I have had the privilege to meet.
Below is a list of all the people I have met from different countries since I’ve been here. It’s for personal reference but decided to share what I think is awesome. I’ll update every time I meet someone from a new culture.
Another wrap up of a previous blog. In the previous (i’ll paste link below) I pointed out that my lady and I had both made lists of places we wanted to go and we even had a contingency list just in case.
Well, it didn’t turn out as expected with more planning happening for after the summer ended than within the summer. We still traveled around but didn’t get to explore what we had our hearts on. They say quality time is important and that we did have but as always as humans it’s hard to be satisfied, our insatiable appetites always wanting more.
I won’t go through the list of places we did end up but mention food stops on Spur Tree Hill and a lazy day in Treasure Beach.
From the Original List here is where we went noted by a complete beside the location.
Mystic Mountain, St. Ann
YS Falls, St. Elizabeth *attempted but work complications*
The Steakhouse, Mandeville (completed) *Jan went to a business meeting here*
Truck Stop, Kingston
Lover’s Leap, St. Elizabeth (completed) *went but it was closed*
Dover Raceway, St. Ann (completed)
JDRC Dexterity Competition, St. Elizabeth
Font Hill, St. Elizabeth *went to Treasure Beach instead*
Lil Ochi, St. Elizabeth (completed)
Another Beach – Maybe Montego Bay *went to Aquasol*
St. Mary or maybe Mavis Bank (see if we can cross it)
Milk River, Clarendon *road too bad*
The average cost of our trips were 3000 JA ($30+CA/US) so it wasn’t bad at all! Until the next summer list…..
Below is a video of the Treasure Beach Trip…. Would love some feedback!