Brandon Hill via the scenic route

Writing Creatively With Spirit

Wednesday 19th March 2014

Stunning views from the road at Casava Pond,St Catherine, Jamaica Stunning views from the road at Casava Pond,St Catherine, Jamaica

After 2 days on the road going from Kingston to Clarendon and back by public transport, I’m feeling jet-lagged again.

The journey went something like this. Kingston to Spanish Town by bus. Spanish Town to Linstead (yes, of the famous song) and the rest of the way by taxi changing at each stop. This is not taxi as we know it in the UK, it’s more like a bus with five seats, so anyone can get in with you. Linstead to Ewarton,  Ewarton to Kellits, Kellits to Brandon Hill, our final destination. This distance of approximately 39 miles took just over 3 hours. I’m told that without the road block created by residents of Casava Pond in St Catherine,protesting against the lack of piped water, it would have been two and a half hours.

Part of a road block at Casava Pond,St Catherine, Jamaica on Monday 17th March 2014. Residents blocked the road with rocks and trees in protest at lack of piped water. Police helped to clear the block which made national news that night. Part…

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About predencia

Author of novels Dare to Love and Betrayed www.pennydixon.com poetry anthology Raw www.cymbalspublishing.co.uk and blogger www.writingcreativelywithspirit.com
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