This past winter, Sammie Walker, a grad student at Slippery Rock University traveled to Amizade’s site in Bolivia for a season…
And now I’m off – on a another plane this time across the Caribbean, to the familiar town of Petersfield, Jamaica. Having visited Petersfield for 5 days this previous May, it felt strangely like going home as we drove across the country from Kingston to the western parish of Westmoreland.
Why Matelot? Is what many people may be wondering. What is the draw to this area? Why do residents think this could be a tourist destination?
From the moment we met Robert in the Port of Spain airport on Saturday evening near midnight, it was obvious to me there was lot of learning to be done, and a lot of fun to be had. Robert was our cab driver, he owns a house near the bed and breakfast we’d spend a short night in in the outskirts of Port of Spain.