Jamaica

The Tropical Island

Location

Jamaica is located just south of Cuba.
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Weather

The average temp. in Jamaica ranges from 80-90 degrees F. Jamaica experiences only mild rain fall with mostly sunny warm days. Perfect for any kind of vacation at any time of the year.

Climate

The climate in Jamaica is partially tropical and partially submiarid. The area is generally warm and sunny with some lite rain.
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Physical Features

Physical Features of the area include Mountains such as the Blue Peak Mountains. There are also many rivers which are great for swimming and canoeing.
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Traveling to Jamaica

Travel to Jamaica is relatively easy. The primary language is English and many of the taboos are the same as the ones here in the United States. Some taboos include homosexuality, abortion and women smoking but many of these are becoming more accepted. Music, dread lock hairstyle, seafood, and fitness are all very popular in Jamaica.
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Subculture and Culture Changes

Rastafarianism ,or the movement to Africa, is a popular subculture in Jamaica. Another subculture is gangs though these are not as popular and rarely see in vacation and tourist locations.

Citations

"Weather In Jamaica | Climate Conditions and The Best Time to Travel.

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"Jamaican Cult Music." Smithsonian Folkways -. N.p., n.d. Web. 24 Apr. 2015.