Into Jamaica’s Maroon Country

Travel Blog  •  Eva Holland  •  08.25.09 | 10:59 AM ET

Photo by rappensuncle via Flickr (Creative Commons)

Matt Carroll recently ditched the resort and went looking for the descendants of the Maroons, the historic communities of escaped slaves that formed in the Jamaican interior and fought a running battle with the British for more than a century. His story is in the Guardian.

Eva Holland is co-editor of World Hum. She is a former associate editor at Up Here and Up Here Business magazines, and a contributor to Vela. She's based in Canada's Yukon territory.

1 Comment for Into Jamaica’s Maroon Country

Pierre 08.26.09 | 1:54 PM ET

Its good to venture out of the resorts and discover other aspects of Jamaica’s unique and diverse culture.

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