The water was as clear as glass, and as I ran in, a massive comforting warmth surged through my entire body. I walked through the beautifully clear water, and the ocean massaged my feet with soft, white sand. I thought to myself what a wonderful place this was! Montego Bay, Jamaica really is a wonderful place, the city itself seems as if it is alive 24/7, with cars flying about, Jamaicans and tourist alike scurrying onto there next destination. One of the most exciting things to do in
As we approached the boat I could hear the thick accent of our Jamaican snorkeling guide. As the boat started and we approached our drop off zone, I began to get a little anxious, as my palms became sweaty, I felt like just jumping right out of the boat. Right underneath us was a beautiful and delicate coral reef. As I looked in the water I could see a plethora of fish swimming about. Black, blue, yellow, and a beautiful royal purple were all present, it was as if a rainbow was swimming beneath us. As I jumped into the warm Jamaican water the beauty of this wonderful ocean became even more prevalent. Fish were buzzing around me everywhere as I proceeded to swim further and further from the boat. The further away I swam the more wild life I began to notice, blowfish, stingrays, and even jellyfish were present. These were fish I had all seen in books and on television, but getting to see them in person was astounding.
The hotel we stayed at was gorgeous, as you walk into your room you begin to see shells strewn about, all the beds have rose petals spread out on them. This hotel was called the Glorianna, and for good reason. The pool they supplied was also quite refreshing. There is nothing like jumping in ice cold water on a hot Jamaican day, with the sun blazing down upon you.
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