Tag Archives: Port Royal

Dramatic Sunset in Port Royal, Jamaica

Few visitors to Jamaica stray far from the resorts and attractions on the north coast. Even fewer get to Port Royal, the one-time Pirate Capital of the World, on a promontory south of Kingston. This is a shame, because Port … Continue reading

Posted in Caribbean, Environment, Photography, Travel | Tagged , , , | 3 Comments

Pirate Capital’s Earthquake Battered Giddy House, Jamaica

In the late 17th Century, Port Royal in Jamaica was the pirate capital of the Caribbean. Which is why the British Royal Navy built Fort Charles there in 1655, in an attempt to control the turmoil of what was considered … Continue reading

Posted in Caribbean, History, Travel | Tagged , , , , , , | 11 Comments

Travel Theme: Connections

I’ve got into the habit of trying to tie the photo theme challenges from Where’s My Backpack? and The Daily Post into a single post, but this week I’m drawing a blank. I just couldn’t find a strong enough travel-related … Continue reading

Posted in Adventure, Caribbean, Environment, Europe, History, Jaspa's Journey, Photography, The World, Travel, USA | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 9 Comments