14Apr2015 - Day 4 - Western Caribbean Cruise
Day 4 10:30AM - got to Falmouth, Jamaica: the Caribbean's Georgian-style gem . Once a major port in the 18th and 19th centuries, this Jamaican town grew incredibly wealthy off of sugar production. Ships laden with sugar and rum would leave for Britain daily, just as others would arrive with slaves. It was a n age of prosperity and sophistication, marked by the splendid Georgian-style "Great Houses" still perfectly intact today. On the other hand, it was an economy entirely dependent on the slave trade - an age of inhumanity overshadowed by great fortune. All that came to an end with the Emancipation in 1840 and today, it's as if time stands still in colonial Falmouth.
Evening entertainment booked tonight. Headline showtime at Opal Theater - Kenny James is one of LA's most popular and soughter after entertainers. Kenny is best known to TV audiences for his amazing thirteen consecutive winning appearances on the hit syndicated show, Star Search, for which he won the $100,000 grand prize for Male Vocalist. Kenny co-wrote and performed with saxophone great Tom Scoot on the award winning album Target for Atlantic Records. His versatility as a singer, sonwriter and actor have taken him to venues around the world and he has been the featured performer at Radio City Music Hall, The Roxy, Atlantic City, Las Vegas to name a few.
aboard Oasis of the Seas, Falmouth Jamaica
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