Roaming Yardy Is A Jamaican Photographer Helping Instagram Fall In Love With Jamaica's Hidden Gems
Photo Credit: Lyncoln Miller

Photo Credit: Lyncoln Miller

Roaming Yardy Is A Jamaican Photographer Helping Instagram Fall In Love With Jamaica's Hidden Gems

Jamaica , Kingston , Jamaica , Montego Bay , Jamaica
Amara Amaryah
Amara Amaryah Jun 9, 2022

Ask anyone who has visited, Jamaica‘s hidden gems are nurturing to the soul. The island understands abundance and knows how to bring out your child-like joy for untroubled nature. Even still, the wildness that awaits in Jamaica deserves to be archived for all to admire, cue Roaming Yardy, a Jamaican travel photographer.

Upon coming across Roaming Yardy’s Instagram profile, it is instantly obvious that he loves his island. Wanderers can feel the level of care, intimacy and respect that he pours through the lens. The integrity of the island hues paired with the romance that finds its way into the frame is nothing short of admirable. The relationship between Black travel photographers and their homelands is a sacred bond that we love to experience. One we want to champion often. On Roaming Yardy’s Instagram account, Jamaica retains its sacredness and that is exactly what the travel world needs to see.

Here are all the times Roaming Yardy made us fall even harder in love with Jamaica’s hidden gems…

1. Saint Andrew

 

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Waterfalls and Jamaica go hand in hand, Roaming Yardy shares this mystical revamped fall from Saint Andrew parish.

2. Chepstow, Portland

 

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Ask any Jamaican, Portland is the jewel of the island and Roaming Yardy’s documentation stunningly reiterates this. Who else just wants a Sunday down at river?

3. Floyd's Pelican Bar, St Elizabeths

 

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Jamaica is Jamaica not only for the sights, but for the faces that make the nation. Roaming Yardy delicately offers insight into the true beauty of the island: the Jamaican people. We adore this portrait aside the bar in the middle of the sea at Floyd’s Pelican Bar.

4. Mahogany Beach, Ocho Rios

 

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Mahogany Beach; typically a cruise stop beach with a tranquil vibe, as seen via the lens of Roaming Yardy. This is a beach deserving of a visit when you reach Ochi.

5. Ocho Rios

 

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Ocho Rios yet again, Roaming Yardy photographs this region in all of its majesty.

6. Fisherman's Point Resort

 

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Capturing the culture here in Fisherman’s Point resort, with nostalgic and vintage tones to make us fall in love with the Jamaica that surely lives forever.

7. Penfield Waterfall

 

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A video showing off what Penfield waterfall has to offer. And yes, the land of wood and water never disappoints.

8. Sunset on the island

 

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We’ll be the first to admit that Jamaican sunsets exist to leave you speechless and Roaming Yardy captures it so softly.

Related: Day In The Life Of An Expat In Jamaica, St. Thomas

 

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