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The Naseberry (Fruit)

On a recent trip from Jamaica to New York, my friend and neighbor asked if I could take some frozen naseberries for a relative of hers who, she explained loves naseberries. She drove around town until she found a vendor selling the delicious fruit … [Read more]

Colbeck Castle

Leaving Old Harbour, we drive north for about three miles then turn off the main road and into a small community. We follow the signs pointing to Colbeck Castle, our destination, which we reach after going through what looks like a private … [Read more]

The Ortanique

The ortanique looks much like an orange and could easily be mistaken for one. The difference is in its shape -- it's typically a bit flat on top and bottom. This native of Jamaica, a hybrid of the orange and tangerine, gets its name from … [Read more]

Learning Historic Preservation Techniques in Falmouth Jamaica

While doing research online two years ago, I happened on information about historic preservation and Archeology Awareness Week in Jamaica. My interest piqued, I followed a link to the website for Falmouth Heritage Renewal (FHR), a charitable … [Read more]