Decided to do this tour with friends and all of their kids. We started very early and packed food, drinks and other supplies from the night before! Kids need to pit stop as the drive is very long from the capital. Thought that it was...More
About La Brea Pitch Lake
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This "moving lake" of asphalt is like a volcano and has a crater in the middle that constantly moving vertically. It'd hard enough to walk on except for the crater in the Centre that consists of soft, sticky asphalt. Truly a "Natural Wonder of the...More
The Pitch Lake is beside the village of La Brea. It is the largest of the world's three natural asphalt lakes and worth a visit. The lake is an old volcanic crater, approximately 75m deep, with a surface area of 40ha. The asphalt is viscous...More
Visiting the pitch lake is like time travel and space travel combined. Early European explorers stopped here to tar the bottom of their boats, the landscape is otherworldly and you learn on the tour that the pitch is world class and used for the asphalt...More
I went to the tar lake during the dry season, and it still was a beautiful sight. It's something rare that most people may not ever experience. I enjoyed it.
The Pitch Lake is a strange phenomenon that anyone who's near should visit. It's hard to describe what you see, but worth a trip! Note! Pay attention to where you park your car. Nearest to the road is the official car prm where official tourgides...More
Very interesting feature that we have in Trinidad. It a secluded gem where you have first hand contact with the pitch used for paving roads. Very informative if you have a tour guide.
Found ourselves with a free day in Trinidad after yet another day of the cricket test we were there for got called off because of a damp outfield despite it being a sunny day. We were in Port of Spain without a car and not...More
For years this location has supplied pitch to many corners of the globe , First came to prominence when Sir Walter Raleigh used the pitch to caulk his leaking vessels It is a must see for tourists to Trinidad Located in the southern most part...More