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Daily Focus 052

Live from the red light district. This one is a light train of thought. Similar to the lights after having just the right amount to drink when the ambiance of wind and random music lull you to paradise type of light. Theres secret sauce in your handwriting. If you didn’t know now you do, listen in on the chef. We discuss two sound bathing type experience from Jamaica and Costa Rica. The movie review of today is Just Mercy starring Michael B Jordan & Jamie Foxx.

 Quotes Of The Day  

Love is the triumph of imagination over intelligence

If you wish to drown do not torture yourself with shallow water

Genuine love is nothing but the attempt to exchange two solitudes

I can’t mate in captivity

Jamaica

Personally when I was young when i thought of Jamaica I imagined beaches and endless amounts of marijuana. Yet to have my passport but im mapping out where I would like to go first.  Instagram has definitely helped me get a clear visual idea of how other places in the world looks. Now is the time to see some of these places myself.

The Caribbean island of Jamaica lies south of Cuba and west of Hispaniola. Jamaica consists of the three counties of Cornwall, Middlesex and Surrey. These are in turn subdivided into 14 parishes.

The climate is characterized by uniformity. In Kingston the mean temperature of 26 ° C year with a difference of 3.1 degrees between the coldest and warmest month. In Newcastle, 1.211m above sea level. NN., The respective figures 19.4 ° and 3.9 ° C. Ice is formed only on the highest peaks, and only very rarely. The annual rainfall is 1,220 mm in Kingston, Newcastle 900 mm and is the most considerable in May and October. In Jamaica, from June to November hurricane season. It has to be reckoned with tropical storms, heavy rains and possibly also with landslides

Plantain Chips

This tasty treat can be deep-fried or dried. For a sweet taste, plantain chips can be covered with sugar or honey, or they can be fried in oil and spices if you prefer them salty and a little spicy.

Jamaican Patties

Jamaican patties are flaky pastries made like turnovers with spices and fillings baked inside. They are traditionally filled with ground beef, but other fillings can include chicken, lamb, vegetables, lobster, fish or cheese.

Scotch Bonnet Peppers

Scotch bonnet peppers are found mainly in the Caribbean islands and are often used in preparing Jamaican food and pepper sauces. Most Scotch bonnets have a heat rating of 100,000-350,000 Scoville heat units, which indicates the amount of capsaicin — the chemical compound that makes spicy things spicy — in a pepper. Just for comparison, most jalapeno peppers have a heat rating of 2,500-8,000.

Escoveitch Fish

Escoveitch fish is a traditional Jamaican dish served for breakfast. It’s usually with a side of bammies, a type of fried cassava bread. Escoveitch fish is similar to ceviche, but the fish is fried instead of prepared raw. Escoveitch is a variation of the Spanish word “escabeche,” which is used to describe food that’s pickled. In case you didn’t know, pickling was a technique used to keep food from spoiling before refrigeration was invented.

Take a dip in the pool around Y.S. Falls, located on the south coast of Jamaica. Up for an adrenaline rush? You can also go ziplining in the park.

Jamaica’s Port Royal is known today as more of an archaeological site than a commercial center. Sinking under the waves in an earthquake, it is known as “the city that sank.”

Source – TravelChannel 

Yogi Selects IV

Yogi Selects IV

“Yoga on the beach. Pregnancy yoga is awesome for expectant mothers as it encourages breathing, stretching and connecting with baby. Mind you I wouldn’t recommend the bottom right pose for beginner yoga moms, I’ll be posting more pics for you. Top right pose is great for connecting with your breath, heartbeat and baby. I’m hoping these and many other hip opening poses will help in a smooth delivery…I’ll keep you updated” – @don_dia