Traveling Ted is a blog that takes readers along on my adventures hiking, canoeing, skiing, and international backpacking. Many blogs focus on one aspect of backpacking, but I tackle both the outdoor adventure side and international exploration as well.

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Osprey Trinidad & Tobago

An osprey surveys Pitch Lake in Trinidad

Pitch Lake in Trinidad & Tobago is sulfuric smelling giant parking lot. When I first laid eyes on this eyesore, I thought, where is the WalMart. The place grew on me as it is rather unique. Despite the lack of vegetation, there was an impressive array of bird life surrounding the lake. Vultures and ospreys are especially active on the shoreline, flying overhead, and even sitting in the middle of the lake.

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