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Early morning surf

written by owen, 2015-Jul-14

Was hoping that it would rain today since the sky is overcast and the sea is rough. No such luck though some people made use of the weather. Downtown, Kingston. 8 oclock in the morning, with my cellphone talking to my sister on whatsapp.

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Hellshire, Beach erosion

written by owen, 2015-May-3

I think beach erosion has nothing to do with "climate change", the great band-aide for everything related to the environment nowadays. We certainly cannot expect these natural wonders to last forever when we destroy everything around it with garbage and over use..

One major factor seems to be the construction of buildings close to the shore line creating a wind barrier. Fences, dividers, docks, I can bet that the beach is thinner in front of these structures. This wind barrier prevents the sand from blowing over and creating dunes of reserve sand behind the beach. Either way as with anything concerning people's livelihood, the economy and poor management, it is probably too late to solve any of these problems. Horse done gone through the gate. Better enjoy it while it lasts. Pictures from Hellshire, Portmore Jamaica.

Staircase in front of Prendy's

Staircase in front of Prendy's

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Norris commented: We need to open our eyes and see what's happening. This is not only happening to hellshire beach. There are other coastlines being affected in the same way. It is unfortunate that this is happening to one of the best chillspot in Jamaica. However we will see more and more of these happening, not only in Jamaica but throughout the world especially in and around The Americas. This is a direct link to the what's happening with the icecap melting in the north. ... read more

Art

written by owen, 2014-Dec-17

Now open

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Bustamante

written by owen, 2014-Dec-10

Downtown Kingston

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SmarterCard

written by owen, 2014-Sep-4

I've had one since July and I can't even put money on it recently since the flood of people trying to get one now. I still think they should just hand out the cards though because collecting your name and address to get a bus card is not gonna deter thieves from stealing it. Thieves do not care.

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