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Fun Facts

Jamaica is home to the fastest man on the planet Usain Bolt – No joke he’s fast!

Jamaica was the first country in the Western Hemisphere to build a railroad that means even before the United States and Jamaica was the first commercial producer of bananas in the Western Hemisphere.

Jamaica ranks 5th on the list of countries with the most Miss World titles – 3 to date. Miss Jamaica 1963 is the shortest woman in history to win Miss World. Her height is 5ft 3 inches.

The Jamaican Blue Mountains are named for the mists that often cover them which look blue from a distance and the coffee is really really good that grows up there. You can look forward to it every morning while on your stay here at Blackrock.

Jamaica was the first tropical country to enter the Winter Olympics depicted in the movie cool runnings with John Candy.

Jamaica is the third largest island in the Caribbean and many believe to be the Jewel of the Caribbean. I agree!

Jamaica has won the most world and Olympic medals outside of the United States.