Stillness can be just as powerful as Motion
A busy distillery in the Caribbean sunshine offers plenty of photo opportunities. But capturing the real story of rum calls for a different approach.
The "White Witch" Johnny Cash sang about
The area around Montego Bay on Jamaica was once rich with sugar houses, the estates of the plantation owners who controlled the island. Rose Hall, now a museum, is one of the finest.
Green, yellow, red, black, and white
My Jamaican friend Roger – who is crazy about reggae and has taken me under his wing in Kingston – and I head towards the capital’s most famous sight: the Bob Marley Museum.
Montego Bay, with plenty of sun and a little extra spice
Reggae’s sunny beat has helped attract the many thousands of holidaymakers who come to Jamaica every year.
Echoes of Bob: 6 Places to Experience Bob Marley’s Jamaica
No musician left so indelible a mark on an entire nation’s collective consciousness the way Robert Nesta Marley (1945-1981) did in Jamaica.
Eat, drink, dance, repeat
Her hips roll sensuously to the Caribbean rhythms, arms swaying to the beat. Around her has gathered a crowd of eager spectators, pushing each other gently for a better view.
Hellshire Beach, a generous slice of Sweet Jamaica
On my last day in Jamaica, I go to Hellshire Beach, popular with Kingstonians.
The studio that turned away Bob Marley
Tuff Gong is a music studio and creative space in the heart of Kingston, Jamaica. “Tuff Gong” was Bob Marley’s nickname, itself a tribute to one of the founders of Rastafarianism: Leonard “The Gong” Howell.