Monkey Island
March 6, 2009

monkeyisland

Location: Port Antonio, Jamaica

“The island gets its name from the colony of monkeys which Alfred Mitchell’s explorer son-in-law Hirman Bingham bought in to Jamaica. Rather than keeping the monkeys in his mansion (the now ruined folly mansion), Mitchell let them live on the island.”

Information: http://www.jamaicatravelandculture.com/destinations/portland/port_antonio/monkey_island.htm

Photo credit: http://www.flickr.com/photos/92222485@N00/3200809217/

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