By Adam Karlin, Anna Kaminski

“This is a powerfully appealing kingdom, alluring to the eyes and soul, and as such, the topic of many Jamaican poems, songs and deep wells of nostalgia.” – Adam Karlin, Lonely Planet Writer

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2 authors
52 days of research
63 bottles of crimson Stripe
Miles of Caribbean coastline
Inspirational photos
Easy-to-use maps
In-depth background
At-a-glance functional info
Outdoor actions chapter
Comprehensive making plans tools

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HISTORY Visit Port Royal in search of past pirate glory, stroll amid the ruined buildings of Spanish Town, the island’s former capital, or take a walking tour through the streets of Downtown Kingston to trace the capital’s development. For decades, Kingston has been a microcosm of the Jamaican experience; understanding the history of this city is reading the history of the nation writ small across the streets of its capital. NIGHTLIFE The musical heart of Jamaica, Kingston never sleeps and you can join a party on any night of the week.

The escoveitch, a marinade of vinegar and hot peppers, should be a controlled substance. ALL CANADA PHOTOS/ALAMY Spelunking Windsor Caves 16 The Cockpit Country of the island’s interior is some of the most rugged terrain throughout the Caribbean, a series of jungle-clad round hills intersected by powerfully deep and sheer valleys. The rains gather in these mountains and the water percolates through the rocks, creating a Swiss cheese of sinkholes and caves. Windsor ( Click here ) is one of the most dramatic and accessible, although the latter is a very relative term when used to describe this cathedral of fantastic rock formations.

Seven Mile Beach, Negril RICHARD BROADWELL/ALAMY Climbing Blue Mountain Peak 2 A night hike to reach Jamaica’s highest point ( Click here ) by sunrise, your path lit by the sparks of myriad fireflies, is an experience unlike any other. As you climb, the vegetation becomes less and less tropical, until you’re hiking amid stunted trees draped with old man’s beard (lichen) and giant ferns. In the pre-dawn cold at the summit, you wait in rapt silence as the first rays of the sun wash over the densely forested mountain peaks all around you, illuminating the distant coffee plantations and Cuba beyond.

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