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Jamaica 2017: Co-authoring the next Rough Guide to Jamaica

Port Royal – © Lebawit Girma

If you follow my Facebook or Instagram pages, you already know that I’m co-authoring and updating the next edition of Rough Guide to Jamaica (Rough Guides UK, releasing in 2018). My portion of the book starts at Hanover parish and extends along the western and southern coasts onto Negril, Bluefields, Belmont, Whitehouse, Treasure Beach, Mandeville and all the way to Kingston.

Pelican Bar – © Lebawit Girma

My update trip to Jamaica this Fall led to inspiring new finds and experiences. It took me deeper into Jamaica, with more

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Jamaica Roadtrip! And Publication News

It’s been a long week offline!  But an inspiring one.  No internet, no i-Phone, no Facebook.  Just me, my lenses, a good friend who is also a shutterbug (and was our designated driver), and the nature all around us: a roadtrip from the west coast of Jamaica all along the north coast, onto eastern Jamaica, and finally onto the Blue Mountains and Kingston.  It was a photo feast and a wonderful “early” birthday treat to myself.

Stay tuned for trip highlights and stories starting tomorrow, while I process the more than 2,000 photos!

In the meantime…

Latest Publication News

  • February 2011:   Lonely Planet Mini Travel Guide for Jamaica 2011  |  Image of Three Dives Jerk Centre, Negril

  • November 2010:   UK Guardian – Finalist, Been There Photo Competition – “Crowds”