Martha Brae River Rafting fleet almost completely destroyed

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“River come dung” is the common Jamaican slang for what happened in Martha Brae between Wednesday night and Thursday. The Martha Brae river overflowed its banks and destroyed or swept away almost 200 rafts. Most of the rafts were moored near the Martha Brae bridge, which is the end point of the famous rafting journey....

Falmouth Artisan Village construction to begin soon for completion end of 2018

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Falmouth Artisan Village Construction If we are to take Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett by his word, construction on the long announced Falmouth Artisan Village will commence soon. According to Travel Weekly, when asked about the Falmouth Artisan Village, Bartlett is quoted as saying: “We expect to start construction on that soon for completion by the...

Jamaica Culinary Tours and Pepper’s Jerk Center Featured on The Daily Meal

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Jamaica Culinary Tours Falmouth Food Tour Featured on The Daily Meal Website The Falmouth Food Tour, presented by Jamaica Culinary Tours, has been featured on The Daily Meal website. One may ask, why is this important? Big deal, right? It seems insignificant until we get to understand what The Daily Meal is. About The Daily...

Pepper’s Jerk Center in Falmouth is Refurbishing and Expanding for the Future

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Peppers Jerk Center Refurbishing and Expanding for the Future Falmouth is expanding at a rapid rate and local businesses that do not expand will be left behind. With the fast growth of the town will come new requirements and if these are not met, a business cannot take advantage of the increased opportunities. Restaurant of Choice...

Jamaican living in Canada to construct Culture Market in Trelawny – construction begins this month

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Jamaican living in Canada to construct Culture Market in Trelawny The govenment has long prolonged its announced artisan village. It is still not certain when it will become a reality. A private Jamaican/Canadian investor is planning to create his own, starting this month. Speaking with the Jamaica Observer, Doyle Smith told of plans to construct...

Video: Paintballing like a pro at Paintball Jamaica near Falmouth Trelawny

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One of the little known Falmouth attractions is Paintball Jamaica. It is located in Good Hope, about 3 miles to the south of Falmouth, Trelawny. According to Wikipedia: Paintball is a game developed in the 1980s in which players eliminate opponents from play by hitting them with dye-filled, breakable, oil and gelatin paintballs, or pellets, usually...

Artisan Village To Be Constructed in Falmouth

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An artisan village will be constructed in Falmouth, Jamaica; that is, according to tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett. This is planned to be sited in the old Hampden Wharf building on the Falmouth Cruise Ship Pier complex. There was an announcement about 3 years ago, that a craft market was slated to be built in the same...

Best Way To Experience Falmouth – Take a Guided Walking Tour

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This is a Royal Caribbean video entitled “Experience Falmouth” showing things to do in Falmouth. It reveals a few attractions in Trelawny, including Chukka Adventure Tours, Margueritaville Falmouth, Braco Horse Back Riding, River Tubing on the Martha Brae and River Rapid Adventure (Rio Bueno). Unfortunately. most of the clip is made up of attractions in...

Why the Martha Brae Is The Greatest, Most Valuable River In Jamaica

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Martha Brae River Is The Greatest The Martha Brae is the greatest, most valuable river in Jamaica. What do we mean? It has contributed more to our national life and history than any other river. It’s sources are several tributaries that are born in the limestone filled Cockpit Country in Southern Trelawny. The specific reason we...

A Complete Tour Of The Town of Falmouth, Jamaica – Video

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I found this video of a 30 minutes tour of the town of Falmouth. The tour highlights the main points of interest as well as Falmouth attractions. It also gives a brief history of the town. Most visitors miss out on the real Falmouth experience as they take tours that take them away to other points...