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1: Table of contents | Pg 2 - 3 Religion | Pg 4 -7 Cuisine | Pg 8-9 Restaurants | Pg 10-11 Entertainment

2: Christianity is fundamental to a majority of Jamaican life . The island has the highest number of churches per capita in the world and more than 100 Christian denominations and is home to one of the largest variety of religious groups.

3: Christianity is the primary faith on the island, and more than 62% of the population identifies as Protestant. The two largest Protestant churches in Jamaica are the Seventh - day Adventist and Pentecostal. | Although each only represents about 10% of the population. The trend toward evangelical Christianity began in the 1980s.

4: Cuisine: Jamaican cuisine is healthy because it is made with many unprocessed foods, uses smaller portions of meats. The Jamaican diet is based on meats, vegetables, exotic fruit, spices and the staples of corn, rice, yams, and cassava. Rice is usually the main food for most of Jamaica’s celebrations, such as weddings & festivals. Common Jamaican fruits almost unknown outside the Caribbean include star apple, sour sop, sweet sop, ortanique, ugli fruit, and naseberries. Jamaicans also enjoy such fruits as citrus, mangos, and papayas, all of which grow abundantly.

6: There are several unique indigenous foods to Jamaica including: | Spices Goat Pork Jamaican Jerk Seasoning | “Pepper pot” “Collaloo” Rice and peas Saltfish (cod)

7: Some of the more exotic indigenous foods include: | Ackee Star Apple Ortanique (like an orange and a tangerine) Stinking Toe | Naseberries Sour Sop Sweet Sop Breadfruit

8: Scotchie's

9: If you plan on dining in Montego Bay, go to Scotchie’s Jerk Centre. This authentic Jamaican restaurant serves favorites such as their notorious jerk pork, chicken, steamed fish and roasted breadfruit. The atmosphere is laid-back with a beach feel. The seating is open with wooden tables and a thatched roof and bar. One of the biggest attractions to Scotchie’s is their big open fire pit where they grill all of their meats and fish. For the quality of food they offer at Scothchie’s, the pricing is extremely reasonable. As Trip Advisor’s top rated restaurant in Jamaica, Scotchie’s is a must-go restaurant.

10: One of the largest cities in Jamaica is Montego Bay. There is a large assortment of tourist attractions in Montego Bay as well as throughout Jamaica. These include: | Tours around Jamaica Shopping Exploring the marine life (snorkeling, scuba diving, miniature submarines) Safaris River tubing

11: Ziplining through the Jungle Bamboo Rafting Cave Exploration Luminous Lagoon

12: Temperatures: the average annual temperatures is 82; but expect temperatures to be hotter during afternoon hours ( and feel much hotter because of high humidity levels). fortunately, the island is blessed with northeasterly trade winds that keep you from sweltering no matter what time of your year. | Climate Change

13: Climate affect | Each month holds by different temperatures by what are you cooking. each foods holds by the among of splinted from come in the food.

14: Geography | The first in habitants of Jamaica were Arawak's from South America, 1494, Christopher the island, bending in 1510, Spain war what come with the European settlers.

15: Geo. affect | Jamaica and the other islands of the Antilles are evolved from ancient volcanoes that rose from the sea millions of years ago.

16: Citations | " Scotchies Jamaican Jerk Centre | JAMAICA My Way!." JAMAICA My Way! | . N.p., n.d. Web. 5 June 2012. . "Scotchies, Montego Bay - Restaurant Reviews - TripAdvisor." Reviews of Hotels, Flights and Vacation Rentals - TripAdvisor. N.p., n.d. Web. 5 June 2012. . "The official visitors guide to Montego Bay, Jamaica." The official visitors guide to Montego Bay, Jamaica. N.p., n.d. Web. 5 June 2012. .

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