USA Today Feature on Ocho Rios, Jamaica

SONY DSCAt the center of Jamaica’s North Coast, Ocho Rios fully embodies the hedonistic, devil-may-care attitude that’s become synonymous with the island’s culture. Enjoy today because who knows what will happen tomorrow? The home of reggae and Rastafarianism, Jamaica entices visitors with carefree days and delirious nights that pay tribute to a history that combines hard times with hard partying.

Jamaica is the third largest island in the Caribbean. While it’s a great deal smaller than the first two — Cuba and Hispaniola (Dominican Republic/Haiti) — Jamaica is about ten times the size of Curaçao and has long, white sand beaches, broad savannas, a limestone plain peppered with caves and a range of real mountains. One of these, Blue Mountain Peak just behind the capital, Kingston, tops out at 7,402 feet. Continue Reading

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