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Sunday, May 19, 2013

Big up the Man dem pon the Corner

Have your ever ventured outside of the hotel hubris to experience the genuine Jamaican cultural experience. Jamaica is not centrally about drugs, guns and scammers. There is more to this cultural melting pot than corrupt police man and harassing tourist hucksters. There is nothing like “chilling with your corner friend at the corner shop”. That is the essence of the average Jamaican social setting, a pot of soup, a bottle of rum and some good old Tommy lee is probably characteristic of most “family and friend cook outs in Jamaica. Do not exclude the “reasoning that often follows it” Profound social commentary and shared philosphies on the personality and ideology of the Jamaican communities.It is an exchange of soul, stories and experiences. The central life phenomenas that bonds every Jamaican together. Grudges and disputes are settled as the rum and the food often brings people back together. Chillin by the beach, underneath the ackee tree or around the playfield are crucial social gatherings for Jamaicans trying to make sense of the banality of life and harsh economical climate. Read more: http://trifter.com/caribbean-latin-america/jamaica/chilling-in-jamaica-big-up-the-corner-shop/#ixzz2Tm1R97ke