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Capturing a Running Moment

                                              Image courtesy of: Becoming Ultra

A long run at sunrise sounded promising

The forecast was for a record hot day

The dastardly humidity returning

Uninvited… 210 more words


M is for Mangroves

Mangrove swamps are probably not the first thing that comes to mind when people think about the Jamaican coastline, which is famous for its long stretches of idyllic sandy beaches and swaying palm trees. 322 more words

Home In Jamaica

Weekly Photo Challenge: Earth - Or, The Earth At My Feet

I’m pretty late with this week’s Weekly Photo Challenge: Earth. When I am exploring natural places in Jamaica, I often look down at my feet. 109 more words


Bhitarkanika: Visit to mini Amazon forest

If you are looking for a place off the beaten track for your next holiday, Bhitarkanika could well be your destination

On one fine day we decided we should finally go to Bhitarkanika National Park. 1,760 more words

Travel And Tourism

Hidden Valley (aka LOTS OF HILLS!)

Last week, Simon and I went back to Valle Escondido (translates to “Hidden Valley”). We didn’t have the boat we usually use, so James – a friend working nearby – took us in his boat and dropped us off for the day. 1,534 more words


Kota Kinabalu - Mangroves

Plants are expected to consist of roots, stems and leaves. It’s usually assumed that dirt is somehow involved. Mangrove plants, however, are an exception. Mangroves are groups of trees and shrubs that grow in saline or brackish water in inter-tidal areas between land and the sea in subtropical and tropical regions. 1,712 more words


Coochiemudlo Island - Blunder and Ambiguity

“Mum, why do you have mud on your hat?”

I didn’t reply but attempted a withering look at my adult son. Given the circumstances, it was surprising there were  any surfaces on me… 1,606 more words