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    Nessy...what a smile your question put on my face...

    Nessy...what a smile your question put on my face !:) :)

    Fair enough question though about the currency.....the $10 would be US dollars as ten Jamaican dollars will only buy you five pieces of...
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    The lizards that get into the rooms are...

    The lizards that get into the rooms are anoles/geckos...no teeth, shy, are only interested in catching mosquitos, moths, etc. They really are harmless, stick to walls and ceilings quite well and so...
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    I'm fairly certain I know (sort of) the song...

    I'm fairly certain I know (sort of) the song you're referring to...there were so many remakes here though, I don't know right now the original artist nor actual song title...will see if I can shake...
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    Cubisimo is correct....it IS possible to go to...

    Cubisimo is correct....it IS possible to go to Nine Mile from Negril, and it IS most definetely considered an all day trip (and then some.) You really need to be a die-hard Marley fan...the one way...
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    yep...still there and going strong :)

    yep...still there and going strong :)
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    If you prefer to ride in regular shorts, capris,...

    If you prefer to ride in regular shorts, capris, bike shorts or skirt rather than long pants that will feel hot and sticky....but you're worried about chafing from the saddle.....just bring a beach...
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    Basic school supplies can be found in Negril at...

    Basic school supplies can be found in Negril at Talrich's stationery store in the ValueMaster shopping center, right in front of the roundabout in the center of town. Sav-la-mar is another option,...
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    There is a property (Discovery Falls) with zip...

    There is a property (Discovery Falls) with zip lining just outside of Negril...a 20 minute drive or so. Only one line when I tried it back in April of last year when the officially opened. The...
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    Oooops, sorry...forgot to add that the tree was...

    Oooops, sorry...forgot to add that the tree was originally brought here to Jamaica from Madagascar, and the botanical name is, I believe,

    I've also heard some people call this tree the Royal...
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    The flower is from the Poinciana tree, truly...

    The flower is from the Poinciana tree, truly stunning when in full bloom, as it is now in the summer months. There are places in different parishes where the trees line the roads on both sides and...
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    Consider this particular holiday week a type of...

    Consider this particular holiday week a type of "Spring Break" for Jamaicans...though you will not see hordes of people drifting in drunken fogs like you do with North American breakers. On the...
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    I too am allergic to the sand flea bites...hate...

    I too am allergic to the sand flea bites...hate the little devils. However, if you go with the idea that some simple steps can eliminate all bites, there really is no reason to fear them...or avoid...
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    There are 13 different types of mangoes here on...

    There are 13 different types of mangoes here on the island, with two of the larger species definitely still around in August. These are large, 'meaty' type fruit, with small flat seeds...one mango...
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    Pamela and Jamaicamecrazy, You're right...no...

    Pamela and Jamaicamecrazy,

    You're right...no one in their right mind would allow an inexperienced person to gallop (have never yet met nor seen someone leery of, or new to riding want to go all...
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    Choosing just two attraction sites in a day is...

    Choosing just two attraction sites in a day is definitely the way to go if you want to experience the countryside in a more leisurely fashion. You may very well have to arrange this particular...
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    If the Banana Rum Cream you have is labeled...

    If the Banana Rum Cream you have is labeled Sangsters or Land's End then that is THE best banana rum cream you can get on the island...lucky you !!!!!!

    In the cooler temps, I like a shot glass of...
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    Coke, Coke Zero, and Coke Lite can be purchased...

    Coke, Coke Zero, and Coke Lite can be purchased at the Hi-Lo Grocery store in the Sunshine Plaza (on the west end road as you head towards Rick's Cafe.) Look for it in the refrigerated section on...
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    I enjoyed reading your thoughts...your...

    I enjoyed reading your thoughts...your observations. I'm not all that far behind you in age and find that I am most aware of it when birthday time rolls around...or the occasional instance when...
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    You'll also find info at the tour desk about a...

    You'll also find info at the tour desk about a small family run stable called Country Western. Group size can range from 2-10 people, depending on the season. No such thing as single file-keep it...
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    The two properties are 2.5 miles apart. Swept...

    The two properties are 2.5 miles apart. Swept Away is located on the main beach while Couples Negril is located on Bloody Bay...

    If walking from Swept Away TO Couples Negril you can walk all but...
  21. Claire, have no worries...the coffee you bought...

    Claire, have no worries...the coffee you bought at Sunnyside is authentic and would not have been past the "sell by" date. Adrian, the gentleman who owns the store, has always been one to have fair...
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    Not all drivers know all the areas of their own...

    Not all drivers know all the areas of their own island equally. Drivers who are not familiar or comfortable with Kingston streets...or cannot get the money they feel is worth their time (and gas...
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    Not knowing how heavy the total package may have...

    Not knowing how heavy the total package may have turned out to be...you may find the cost of postage daunting. With no resale value...your friend should not have to pay duty tax, but she'd need to...
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    From the many experiments planting seeds brought...

    From the many experiments planting seeds brought to us here...I've found that a lot of stuff just doesn't produce the vegetables expected....some doesn't grow at all, other stuff just isn't as...
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    Sun Kissed, are you looking for live reggae bands...

    Sun Kissed, are you looking for live reggae bands or the more popular DJ soundstyem set ups?

    Do you prefer indoor or outdoor venues?

    The important thing to remember is that aside from one or...
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