On the hike to Las Grietas (one of the coolest places you’ll ever swim) you’ll pass by a fairly large lake. In the rainy season, it is full of water. But in the dry season it drys out and the salt is harvested for a number of uses. Learn more about the Galapagos Salt Lake.
galapagos salt lake
On our way to see Las Grietas on Santa Cruz Island in The Galapagos we walked by an unusual looking lake. It had a lot of algae floating in it, which looked kind of like large blobs of broccoli soup. When we asked Bolivar (our Tour Leader) about it he told us that it was [...]