What keeps drawing you back to the Caribbean?

Sep 14th, 2006, 08:43 PM
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I've been on cruise and hopped five islands. That wasn't style, but when we flew to Jamaica, I found my groove. The air is sweeter. and after a fresh rain, ahh, I slip immediately into a different mindset and inner rhythm. I have a blessed life and we've traveled to Eupope many times. Italy was my passion for many years. But it's Jamaica I long for. I miss the callalou and plaintains and the oxtail soup, I miss the blue water. Returning to the gray Atlantic is quite a let down compared to the turquoise water. Once I counted five different shades. I love to find small pieces of seaglass...actually prefer it to jewels. I have a best friend of 38 years and we often are scolded for our love of the sun. We say we're "dyed, fryed, and laid to the side." I think each time I go back, "This can't possibly be as good as the last time," but it always seduces me. A cool Red Stripe, a friend to chat with under the palms, a nice sun glow on your body...what else could anyone ask for?
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Sep 15th, 2006, 07:24 AM
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I will try to make this short.

Jamaica!!!!!!!!

Been to Bahamas (3 times), Nevis, St. Lucia, Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico. Jamaica (lost count after first 12 times) all since 1993.

Something about a country that is not "westernized" that helps me get away from it all. Perfect beaches and weather. Food that I cannot find in the states (ackee and saltfish, callalloo, jerk chicken/fish/pork, peas and rice, festival, etc) and a personality that is completely unique. Also I have not been able to find a beach better than Bloody Bay in Negril (this includes Trunk Bay in St. John).

St. Lucia runs a close second. Been to Hawaii . . . just not the same. Haven't been to Bora Bora or Fiji but why fly 24 hours to find paradise when I can fly 3 hours?
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Sep 16th, 2006, 09:17 AM
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IT'S THE COLORS OF COURSE, STARTING WITH THE WATER, THE SAND AND THE STRUCTURES. ALSO, THE PEOPLE, THE AIR SMELL AND THE FLOWERS. IF AIRFARE WAS CHEAPER I'D GO EVERY MONTH.
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Sep 16th, 2006, 09:27 PM
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It's the best place in December to thaw out.
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