Sulpher Springs- the drive-through volcano


Member Rating 4 out of 5 by Ailuri on July 19, 2000

Sulfur Springs is called a Drive-Through volcano, but you really drive up to the rim. Then you can walk, with a guide, among the steaming and bubbling pits that make up the volcano. Not exactly dormant, the volcano hasn't erupted in years, but it still bubbles sulfur and heats the region's rivers and springs. You used to be able to walk closer into the volcano, but a few years ago a guide fell through the crust and now they keep people on boardwalks over most of it. It's still a unique and interesting sight. The water heated by the volcano is supposed to have healing properties and the locals drink and bathe in it.
Sulphur Springs
Soufriere
St. Lucia, West Indies

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