travel photo diary| postcards from Jamaica.
Updated: Jun 28
Amara Amaryah | travel + books + poetry, always poetry. a platform for story-telling, visuals, positive self-talk and empowerment. | Jamaica travel photo diary.
fourth trip of twenty nineteen was a very special one. a dreamy, special trip for a storyteller. i say special, i mean detrimental to my stepping wholly into myself. this trip was a long time coming. if you follow me on instagram you’d know that this was my first journey to my motherland. the land of wood and water; i finally reached jamaica.
there is loads to say about this trip, the first thing i should say is that i’m inspired by the land. it was a solo trip and the furthest i’ve ever flown and the longest i’d been away from home. if jamaica isn’t already on your travel list it definitely should be. before i write about the stories, i’m sharing my postcards and photography. here is my love offering to all my travel photography lovers – my jamaica travel photo diary.
konoko falls. look at the mightiness and luscious green that i get to call home.
turtle river park.
river girl in her element.
sunrise view from my balcony every morning at Ocean Palms Resort.
things jamaica taught me:
i love the sunrise. during this trip, most mornings i wake early enough to catch the sunrise and it is humbling. also, such a different way to start the day with the sound of the ocean and the fishermen coming in. humbling.
sitting under pink sunsets/ how we prefer to end our evenings.
postcards from ocho rios, jamaica. november 2019. white river rafting.
things jamaica taught me:
just because i am away and have more space, doesn’t mean the poems will come. i spent a lot of time processing in jamaica. the poems honestly didn’t come until a few days after settling back home. but they were no doubt drafting whilst absorbing jamaica in her glory.
turtle river park, ocho rios.
postcards from jamaica. november 2019. wish you were here.
jamaica was good to me. i cannot wait to share the stories, encounters, tips and magic of this solo trip. for now, i hope you enjoy my photo diary. there is so much to share about jamaica. i think that the softness of the country is overlooked and the negative things are hyper visible. the land is complex and there is work to be done. part of that is changing the narrative, which i hope i can contribute to. this trip has been my first journey to the caribbean and i know i’ll be back. nothing can keep me away from this kind of paradise.
thank you for reading what i write. Yah bless.