- Travelers from England and the US visited Jamaica to explore off the beaten track and support locally-owned businesses.
- The trip included exploring the Blue Mountains, the eco-farm Living Daylights, the Maroon community of Charles Town, and Treasure Beach.
- The journey culminated in Mel's Botanical Retreat, run by a teenage girl.
- The trip highlighted the economic challenges of starting a business in Jamaica, the legacy of colonialism, the lack of public beaches, and the increasing land prices that exclude locals.
Encountering Another Jamaica
This article chronicles a journey to Jamaica to explore off the beaten track and support locally-owned businesses. It highlights the economic challenges and the legacy of colonialism in the country.