28 Jan

Jamaica Blue Mountain Coffee, a Dazzling Day with Round-trip Flight from Montego Bay!

There is a mystic to Jamaica’s Blue Mountains, a majesty of landscape; a richness of green; rolling mist; clean cool breeze; quiet with bird song, flowers, gardens and of course there’s the coffee! World renowned, Jamaica’s Blue Mountain Coffee is scarce. The island’s esteemed brand, represents roughly 5/100% of the world’s annual coffee production; and of that, 80% has been pre-sold to Japan, leaving a piddling amount of true Blue Mountain Coffee for us in the West, to find and enjoy.

11 Dec

5 Wonderful Women Writers on Jamaica!

I began this blog post thinking I could name ten books, I would recommend to anyone wanting to glean something more – insight – honest, entertaining and well articulated, about this infinitely intriguing island. But as my list evolved, it became ridiculously eclectic, from stories to essays, cookbooks & guide books, to You Tubes and sound tracks. I simply could not get a handle on the TEN LIST genre.

26 Oct

Jamaica On A Platter

JAMAICA ON A PLATTER – HIGHLIGHTS Port Royal in 1600’s was a rich merchant city, homeport of pirates and buccaneers who made it the “ wickedest city on earth” and it’s destruction by earthquake in 1692, retribution for its sins. Also an important English naval station for two and a half centuries, Port Royal is on UNESCO’s list of top 10 ‘at risk’ World Heritage Sites deserving preservation. Today Port Royal is a fishing village located at the tip of the Palisadoes peninsula that joins it to Kingston. You will never be closer to Port Royal than when you disembarked from your flight to Jamaica.http://www.jnht.com/site_port_royal.php

28 Sep


Living as I do in the green valleys of the Trelawny countryside, Falmouth is my closest grocery store – sending me often into the old seaport town when I’m hungry. Admittedly, the pickings are slim as far as grocers go, but food wise Falmouth offers some lovely treats.

About the author

Lynda Lee Burks has lived in Jamaica most of her adult life. She supports her passion for living by the sea, by organizing tours of Jamaica, producing events – dub poets to destination weddings, and as artist and teacher.  

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