University of Waterloo, ON
MAP OF JAMAICA
Emblems (Contd.)                     National Bird-                        Doctor (National Tree -                        ...
National EmblemsCoat of Arms    National Flag
JAMAICA: a place to be      experienced through all the-   T                        senses     hird largest Caribbean Isla...
ABOUT JAMAICA-           Xaymaca “land of wood and water”•   Tropical Island - lush green vegetation•   Exotic plants & W ...
Jamaica – The Land•   Explore it:-Blue Mountain Peak is thehighest point in Jamaica at2,255.8metres (7402 feet).The flora ...
JAMAICA – The People•   Tianos – original inhabitants•   Spanish – 1494•   British – 1655•   Other immigrants – Chinese, I...
JAMAICA – The LanguageW ays to Greet Peoplewhaa gwaan = whats going onH yuh du = how are you owPossible responses when gre...
•   Someone Asking you to Repeat    a weh yuh seh= what did you say?    a weh yuh seh likkle while? = what did you    say ...
Unique Jamaica                    Ackee   •   Taste it:-                                 CalalooBreadfruit                ...
Plants of all kinds-Mahogany, cedar, coconut & palm trees-Tropical flowers are in the forests-Green plants, like ferns, gr...
•Every tropical food you’ve everydreamed of is available.•Very spicy  •Jamaican dishes include rice and  peas; Ackee and S...
•Jamaican rum  •W orld famous•Red Stripe Beer•Tia Maria•Blue Mountain coffee  • B in the world.     est
RESORTS•   PORT ANTONIO    – Natural Atmosphere•   MONT GO B        E    AY    – 2nd City    – Complete Resort•   KINGSTON...
PORTLAND: Rafting
Portland
Portland Paradise
Sunrise in Portland
KINGSTON    Bob Marley Statue•
KINGSTON    -Bob Marley Museum•
KINGSTON-Devon House
MONTEGO BAY-GOLFCOURSE
Montego Bay-Margaritaville
RESORTS•   OCH RIOS       O    – The centerpiece of Jamaica•   NEGRIL    – Capital of Casual•   MANDE L /         VIL ESOU...
Dunns River Falls    Jamaicas most famous    visitor attraction•   Many visitors climb the    waterfalls from the beach   ...
NEGRIL LIGHTHOUSE
PARADISE IN BLUE-        NEGRIL•
NEGRIL    BEST SUNSET IN JAMAICA•
Biking    Beaches       Nature Parks    GolfHiking    Historic sites       Rafting    SafarisRiver Tubing
Attractions
Jonkunnoo
CARNIVAL
Jamaica Cont’d       •   F it:-            eelThe dance and the music ofJamaica are firmly rooted in theAfrican ancestry o...
•Live Reggae Music every night•Regular street dances•Nightclubs•Beachside clubs with cool drinks andhot rhythms•Large reso...
Contact InformationArlene Howell-GarrickGraduate StudentUniversity of WaterlooW aterloo ON , CanadaTel:240-338-4834e-mail:...
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  1. 1. University of Waterloo, ON
  2. 2. MAP OF JAMAICA
  3. 3. Emblems (Contd.) National Bird- Doctor (National Tree - National flower Swallowtail humming) Blue Mahoe -Lignum vitae Bird
  4. 4. National EmblemsCoat of Arms National Flag
  5. 5. JAMAICA: a place to be experienced through all the- T senses hird largest Caribbean Island – 4244 square miles– L ocated 90 miles South of Cuba, 550 miles south of M iami and W of H est aiti- 7th largest natural harbor in the world.- L coastal plains, mountainous in the interior owP olitical Division • 3 counties; 14 parishes
  6. 6. ABOUT JAMAICA- Xaymaca “land of wood and water”• Tropical Island - lush green vegetation• Exotic plants & W aterfalls• M useum & Great houses• M ineral Springs – 4 are used commercially :• Bath, Milk River, Rockfort,• Sans Souci
  7. 7. Jamaica – The Land• Explore it:-Blue Mountain Peak is thehighest point in Jamaica at2,255.8metres (7402 feet).The flora and fauna to befound on the mountains arevery varied and indigenous toJamaica.
  8. 8. JAMAICA – The People• Tianos – original inhabitants• Spanish – 1494• British – 1655• Other immigrants – Chinese, Indians, Africans• J AICA M AM otto – Out of M any, One People
  9. 9. JAMAICA – The LanguageW ays to Greet Peoplewhaa gwaan = whats going onH yuh du = how are you owPossible responses when greetednutten nah gwaan = nothing is going onmi deh yah = I am hereeveryting irie = everything is okaya weh yuh a deal wid = whats going on with you?M arwrite = I am alright iGiving Directionse fur = its fara weh yuh deh = where are you?a which pawt yuh deh= where are you exactly?
  10. 10. • Someone Asking you to Repeat a weh yuh seh= what did you say? a weh yuh seh likkle while? = what did you say just now? mi nuh ear yuh= I cannot hear you mi still kiyah ear yuh = I still cannot hear you.• W ords Used to Refer to J amaica jamdown = J amaica; yawd = J amaica yawdie = a J amaican; patwa = what the Jamaican dialect is called (the correct spelling is: patois)
  11. 11. Unique Jamaica Ackee • Taste it:- CalalooBreadfruit Coconut Scotch Bonnet Pepper
  12. 12. Plants of all kinds-Mahogany, cedar, coconut & palm trees-Tropical flowers are in the forests-Green plants, like ferns, grow almost everywhereAnimals of all kinds -Cuckoos, parrots, and hummingbirds are birds that live in the green jungle trees.  Frogs, crocodiles, and lizards are found in Jamaica.   -In the clear ocean waters along the shore, turtles, rays, and colorful fish swim and play
  13. 13. •Every tropical food you’ve everydreamed of is available.•Very spicy •Jamaican dishes include rice and peas; Ackee and Saltfish- the national dish; •Curried goat and rice; •Jamaican pepperpot soup; •Jerk pork and chicken;
  14. 14. •Jamaican rum •W orld famous•Red Stripe Beer•Tia Maria•Blue Mountain coffee • B in the world. est
  15. 15. RESORTS• PORT ANTONIO – Natural Atmosphere• MONT GO B E AY – 2nd City – Complete Resort• KINGSTON – Heart Beat of Jamaica & Gateway to Tourism
  16. 16. PORTLAND: Rafting
  17. 17. Portland
  18. 18. Portland Paradise
  19. 19. Sunrise in Portland
  20. 20. KINGSTON Bob Marley Statue•
  21. 21. KINGSTON -Bob Marley Museum•
  22. 22. KINGSTON-Devon House
  23. 23. MONTEGO BAY-GOLFCOURSE
  24. 24. Montego Bay-Margaritaville
  25. 25. RESORTS• OCH RIOS O – The centerpiece of Jamaica• NEGRIL – Capital of Casual• MANDE L / VIL ESOUT COAST H – Off the beaten path
  26. 26. Dunns River Falls Jamaicas most famous visitor attraction• Many visitors climb the waterfalls from the beach right to the top.
  27. 27. NEGRIL LIGHTHOUSE
  28. 28. PARADISE IN BLUE- NEGRIL•
  29. 29. NEGRIL BEST SUNSET IN JAMAICA•
  30. 30. Biking Beaches Nature Parks GolfHiking Historic sites Rafting SafarisRiver Tubing
  31. 31. Attractions
  32. 32. Jonkunnoo
  33. 33. CARNIVAL
  34. 34. Jamaica Cont’d • F it:- eelThe dance and the music ofJamaica are firmly rooted in theAfrican ancestry of its people.Jamaican dance is directlyentwined with the history of theresistance struggles of the masspopulation of Jamaicans.Reggae Dancehall is theresistance cultural form of todayutilizing dance and music
  35. 35. •Live Reggae Music every night•Regular street dances•Nightclubs•Beachside clubs with cool drinks andhot rhythms•Large resorts also have themed nightsand folkloric shows which provideentertainment.
  36. 36. Contact InformationArlene Howell-GarrickGraduate StudentUniversity of WaterlooW aterloo ON , CanadaTel:240-338-4834e-mail: joyamg@yahoo.com
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