Caribbean Travel Stories

Cliff Diving at Rick's Cafe
Welcome to the Caribbean Travel Stories. Within these pages, you can read selected stories and musings about our waterfall-themed adventures in the Caribbean. Hopefully, you'll find these stories entertaining and educational. Perhaps you might get a good laugh at our expense, or you might find some nuggets that you can apply to your own travels.

Thumb through the travel stories below. They are arranged chronologically with the most recent escapade at the top. Enjoy :)

Eerie calm at the Black River in Jamaica (26-December 2011 to 31-December 2011)
Langa Dan Rope
: A local guide told us that it was only about 10 minutes walk so it didn't seem all that bad we figured. But once we started hiking, it became real apparent that we were sort of going on some primitive trails that were made very muddy and slippery from some recent rains. I think Vincent was suffering a bit as he was dressed somewhat professionally with dress shoes and slacks on. I think this hike was about to ruin his shoes. And I remembered Melvin looking at Vincent's attire and jokingly asked him, "your bush clothes?"...[read more]

Anse Chastanet (27-November 2008 to 1-December 2008)
Big Bamboo
: I had never driven on a 4wd road quite like this before. There were long, curvy, and steep stretches where some parts of the road were so badly beat up that they put concrete rails in which you had to make sure your wheels stayed on the narrow rails or else risk getting stuck in a ditch that was so deep that your vehicle might not move! So I was nervously driving when we hit a bend in the road on one of these concrete rail sections when Peter said, "Try to stay on the rails." Seemed obvious enough, I thought to myself. But just as he was done saying it, one of the rear wheels managed to fall off the concrete rails and the rear of the vehicle immediately sunk...[read more]

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