1: Dear Mom, Day 1 My first days on the Jamaican Islands were amazing! Gorgeous views of the sea that is crystal blue!! Also seeing the culture is awesome because Jamaica is more beautiful than I have ever expected. My first day so far is going great but I am really looking forward to seeing the true culture on this gorgeous island. Love, Your Daughter
2: Artifact | Marijuana is one of the biggest sources of money in Jamaica and though it is easy to get marijuana in Jamaica is still illegal and cops can still bust you for it.
3: This article is about a Jamaican drug lord being captured and detained in Jamaica after finding coke and other drugs.
4: Doctor bird | The Doctor bird is Jamaica's capital bird, with its bright green feathers and canary red throat.
5: Day 2 | Today was a pretty rough day, going into the heart of Jamaica I really got to see what the inner Jamaica was all about. Most of Jamaica is beautiful and picture perfect but the real struggle is in Kingston which is the capital. Streets are cluttered with debris and trash, but they still are all a community.
6: Article | This article is about how any criminals who are deported to Jamaica have to do hours of labor work which is no paradise vacation for them.
7: Bob Marley Is one of the most famous people from Jamaica and has made a huge impact on American culture by bringing the light on Reggae .
8: Cool runnings is a movie based around Jamaica and really brought the Jamaican name known around the globe.
9: Left, is a Jamaican local in front of a closed shop wearing Jamaican pride shirt | Right, is a Jamaican local teen sitting on a bench out front of a local shop
10: This article is about how Jamaica over came hurricane Ivan and how the community helped to restore some land.
11: Right is a a bus full of fruit and vegetables | Left, is a Jamaican local walking in the middle of the street.
12: Above are pictures of what the beautiful side of Jamaica looks like. With beautiful trees and amazing waterfalls.
13: This article is about a gang related incident that left 8 people dead and some injured.
14: Last day Today is the last day of my trip here, I am deeply excited to get home and see you guys. Jamaica is not all it seems to be there is much trouble underneath all of the beauty the people portray it to be. Cant wait to see you <3 Love, your Daughter
15: Ackee this is a Jamaican fruit that is well used around Kingston.