Exploring The Caribbean: Trinidad Must-Dos
Trinidad is known as the home of Soca music. It is also known as the home of the first “modern” carnival in the Caribbean. Trinidad and its sister island Tobago have so much to offer, located at the most southern island in the Caribbean. Here are some must do’s when you plan your trip to Trinidad.
Pitch Lake – The largest natural deposit of asphalt in the world, estimated to contain 10 million tons. It is located in La Brea in southwest Trinidad. This asphalt has paved roads and airport runways around the world including the roadway in front of Buckingham Palace in England, La Guardia Airport in New York, the Lincoln Tunnel which connects New York to New Jersey, as well as numerous roads in several countries.
Visitors can bathe in the small pools that form on it during the rainy season. They contain high levels of sulfur and villagers claim they are the fountains of life, good for curing anything from skin conditions to joint pain.