We also went to see the (apparently) world famous pitch lake from which (again apparently) the majority of the world’s road are surfaced, the Asa Wright Nature Park where we saw a huge variety of beautifully coloured birds in a lovely rainforest environment as well as touring to the Caroni Swamp to see the Scarlet Ibis flying home to roost. My brother Ben was also in Trinidad on his boat Midnight for a while, so Clarabella and Midnight were alongside each other after 8000 miles of sailing apiece. The cruising around Trinidad took us to Scotland Bay and Chacachacare Bay, both beautiful lush green bays in which we could hear the howler monkeys in the trees as we watched green parrots flying overhead. We very much enjoyed Trinidad!
Date(s): July 2006. Album by Gerard Coulson. Photos by Gerard Coulson. 1 - 55 of 55 Total. 3444 Visits.
Jonty heading out to the Pitch lake 1
Our local guide, who told us that all the world's roads are surfaced from this lake
Locals bathing in the warm pools
At the Asa Wright Nature Centre
A humming bird enjoys some nectar
An aguti strolls off after his breakfast
A bit of flirting at breakfast time!
The kids enjoy a fledgling
Yours Truly on the video!
A naming ceremony takes place in a hindu temple
A dragon fly
Tree snakes in the Caroni swamp
The tail of a caiman
and a head!
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Rebecca enjoys a cuddle from Tom 1
Clarabella and Midnight together after 8000 miles 1