| Originally Posted by Jerzzygirl |
I actually had a small wedding reception Jamaican style. I have an uncle who is from Jamaica but his son and brother both still live in Jamaica. They arranged a street party wedding reception for us as a surprise. My uncle rented a bus and brought us all to his friends house in boscobel the day after our wedding. They had a goat and a pig roasting, bread fruit, over proof rum and rice. They set up music outside, blocked the street off with tables and they gave us a traditional jamaican style reception. It was very interesting and very sad at the same time. Sad because of how some people have to live but they make the best of it. I fell in love with some of the children and I actually want to find a way to mail gifts to these kids. Everyone in the neigborhood just showed up. They didnt know who we were, but they welcomed us with open arms. And when they told me how the groom gives the bride the cake I didnt want to do that and I said Ewww they insisted and it wasnt as bad as I thought.
That's really great that they did that for you. What a cool way to experience Jamaica!