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  • Leica With Flash Attachment - After arriving in Jamaica in Dr No, and settling into his hotel, James Bond goes with his friend Quarrel for dinner at the Joy Boat restaurant. A glint of light caught the corner of Bond's eye. He turned quickly. The Chinese girl from the airport was standing in the nearby shadows. …
  • Gin and Tonic - In Dr No, James Bond arrives in Jamaica and is brought to The Blue Hills Hotel (Not Myrtle Bank, as, in an effort to protect his cover, he told the eager photographer)  by Quarrel, Bond settles into his room, showering off "the last dirt of big-city life: and pulling on …
  • Speed Graphic Press Camera - In Dr No, As James Bond arrives at Palisadoes Airport, he is greeted by Quarrel, and they start to head out to the car. They were moving towards the exit when there came the sharp crack and flash of a Press camera. A pretty Chinese girl in Jamaican dress was …
  • Palisadoes Airport - This entryway into Jamaica (now known as Norman Manley International Airport) is featured in three Ian Fleming novels - Live and Let Die, Dr No and The Man With The Golden Gun. In Live and Let Die, Bond is met at the airport by Strangways following his departure from the …
  • Port Royal Lighthouse -   Dr No: The other side of the mountains was in deep violet shadow. Lights were already twinkling in the foothills and spangling the streets of Kingston, but, beyond, the far arm of the harbour and the airport were still touched with the sun against which the Port Royal lighthouse blinked …
  • Grumman Amphibian - In Dr No, M is giving James Bond some background on the case in Jamaica which he is turning over to his still-recovering agent. He has described the private island of Crab Key, and notes: There's an airstrip on the island. This Chinaman's got a Grumman Amphibian for bringing in supplies …
  • Reflections in Goldeneye - For anyone who is a fan of the Ian Fleming James Bond novels, a pilgrimage to the spot where Fleming wrote the books is high atop the wish list. At least it was for me. After many years of thinking about it, I decided to do it. There was a …
  • Roseate Spoonbill - In Dr No, when James Bond is being given the assignment to close out the case of the missing Strangways, a detail from the last case that the Station Head of Jamaica had been working on before his disappearance catches 007's interest. The Chief of Staff had referred to it …
  • Berns Martin Triple-Draw Holster - In Dr No, James Bond has just been given the news that against his preference, he will be receiving a new weapon, the Walther PPK 7.65 mm. Bond reluctantly accepts the decision of the Armourer as to choice of weapon, and the inquires as to the best way to carry the …
  • Fugu Poison - In Dr No, once M and Sir James Molony have ended their back and forth over the health and prospects of James Bond, M queries as to the type of poison that had nearly killed Bond. By the way, did you ever discover what the stuff was that Russian woman …
  • Moran on Courage - After M quotes Dr Peter Steincrohn at Sir James Molony, the famous neurologist has the perfect comeback to the head of the British Secret Service. This one I've had here is tough. I'd say you'll get plenty more work out of him. But you know what Moran has to say …
  • Dr Peter Steincrohn - In Dr No, M is preparing to meet with James Bond following his recovery from the near-death experience he suffered at the end of From Russia With Love. He is on the phone with Sir James Molony, consulting with him as to whether 007 is fit to return to duty. …
  • PQ Convoys - At the start of the second chapter of Dr No, M is arriving at the office on a cold, raw March 1st (1956) in London. He exits his car, and speaks to his chauffeur: 'Won't be needing the car again today, Smith. Take it away and go home. I'll use …
  • Silver Wraith Rolls - In Dr No, M is arriving at his office on the first day of March. When the old black Silver Wraith rolls with the nondescript number-plate stopped outside the tall building in Regent's Park and he climbed stiffly out on to the pavement, hail hit him in the face like …
  • Mona Reservoir, Jamaica - After Strangways and Mary Trueblood are killed in the opening chapter of Dr. No, their bodies are deposited in a body of water outside Kingston. As the first flames showed in the upper windows of the bungalow, the hearse moved quietly from the sidewalk and went on its way up …
  • King’s House, Kingston Jamaica - Built in 1907-08, King's House is the residence of the Governor is Jamaica. As Dr. No opens, Fleming sets the stage for us. Richmond Road is the 'best' road in all Jamaica. It is Jamaica's Park Avenue, its Kensington Palace Gardens, its Avenue D'Iena. The 'best' people live in its …
  • Queen’s Club, Kingston Jamaica - The opening chapter of Dr. No has a disturbing scene taking place at an exclusive establishment in Kingston Jamaica, not far from King's House. On the eastern corner of the top intersection stands No 1 Richmond Road, a substantial two-storey house with broad white-painted verandas running round both floors. From …
  • R.A.F. Canberra - In the last pages of From Russia With Love, arrangements are made to transport a package from Paris to London, via Orly Air Base outside of Paris. Rene Mathis says: We are to fill the laundry basket and and take it to Orly and await an R.A.F. Canberra which will arrive …
  • Hôtel Ritz Paris - When James Bond arrives in Paris, after having departed the Orient Express in Dijon, he heads to the luxurious Ritz Hotel. Bond's taxi pulls up to the Rue Cambon entrance of the hotel. He goes into the hotel, takes a left and goes into the Ritz bar, where he has …
  • All Orient Express Stations In From Russia With Love - For the last few months, we've been taking a deep-dive into the journey on board the Orient Express during the events of From Russia With Love. While doing this, I've plotted the course on the new Goggle My Maps feature, and I'm pleased to show it to you here: The …