Just got back from the land of Afrodite.
It was beautiful.
But where was I really? This is from the map of Jamaica. And we went around the entire island. N S E W, it was all NEWS to me….
And I think I found the secret place of Dr. Cooper’s lab that has healing waters.
Rubi was found on every corner.
In Falmouth, there was a place called “Bare” Lounge.
It was on Trelawny
The I Scream shop on Trelawny
with free toppings!
Near the corner of Cornwall and Princess Streets
I found Faith.
Right beside the Cornwall room
someone named Jonathan painted a House of Stone
I found the old KENt factory in Cockpit County.
Before emancipation, it had gold and silver groves.
I kept seeing this everywhere.
It’s a cultural norm. Absolutely everywhere and easy to find.
Rastafari originated among impoverished and socially disenfranchised Afro-Jamaican communities in 1930s Jamaica. Its Afrocentric ideology was largely a reaction against Jamaica’s then-dominant British colonial culture. It was influenced by both Ethiopianism and the Back-to-Africa movement promoted by black nationalist figures like Marcus Garvey. The movement developed after several Christian clergymen, most notably Leonard Howell, proclaimed that the crowning of Haile Selassie as Emperor of Ethiopia in 1930 fulfilled a Biblical prophecy. By the 1950s, Rastafari’s counter-cultural stance had brought the movement into conflict with wider Jamaican society, including violent clashes with law enforcement. In the 1960s and 1970s it gained increased respectability within Jamaica and greater visibility abroad through the popularity of Rasta-inspired reggae musicians like Bob Marley. Enthusiasm for Rastafari declined in the 1980s, following the deaths of Haile Selassie and Marley.
Rastas often claim the flag of Ethiopia as was used during Haile Selassie’s reign. It combines the conquering lion of Judah, symbol of the Ethiopian monarchy, with green, gold, and red.
It gives you energy.
Cock! An uprising!
There was a beach party on the day of the full moon.
The moon was shining down like a light bulb.
While sitting in a bar, I saw everyone’s whore-oscopes.
Is it just me, or are the women’s “commandments” a lot more detailed and more involved?!
Went around the Blue Mountains in coffee country.
Here is a beautiful set of pics from the sunset we saw in Negril.
Here’s more pics.
The Greatest. Of. All. Time…. LOVE