Travel Blogs from Carlsbad, United States

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Wacky Khaki Mammalia, Carlsbad Caverns National Park, United States travel blog

Wacky Khaki Mammalia

A travel blog entry by nearhelsinki

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... We say goodbye to Borealis, thanking her for taking time out to hang with us, and immediately drive all day into New Mexico, to Carlsbad Caverns.  That was a hasty transition; oh, I should note that on this drive, Hum-Yai takes a piss out of the ...

Now we're in Mountain Time, Carlsbad, United States travel blog

Now we're in Mountain Time

A travel blog entry by lgthib

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Started out early traveling from the San Antonio area to Carlsbad NM. Northwest Texas is pretty dry and sparsely populated. I knew when the speed limit went to 80 mph, we were in for miles and miles of emptiness. It was interesting when we came upon large ...

Phoenix to Carlsbad, Carlsbad, United States travel blog

Phoenix to Carlsbad

A travel blog entry by zoeh

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... fabulous instincts and eventually ended up where we needed to be.  We then drove on an extremely long, flat road to Carlsbad.  There was a random border patrol stop along the way, but they didn't give us any trouble.  Apparently being ...

Legoland, Carlsbad, United States travel blog

Legoland

A travel blog entry by woolfiestrip

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... a flashing phone in our room, thanks Glenn for the call and message, pity that we missed you though. Yesterday we travelled down to Carlsbad to Legoland. This was something we had planned to do and for Josh it was a must. Interesting place with a huge ...

Carlsbad Caverns National Park, Carlsbad, United States travel blog

Carlsbad Caverns National Park

A travel blog entry by johnrandall

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... I need to actually take a photography class because almost all my cavern pictures came out rotten!  I'm so torked because Carlsbad Caverns is Awesome!  I've been to many other caves in California, Oregon, and Arizona, but Carlsbad beats them ...

The Beach, Carlsbad, United States travel blog

The Beach

A travel blog entry by travelgirl2013

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... weather isn't the best for hanging out at the beach when we're here. But when it is, its wonderful. We've been in Carlsbad for the last two weeks. Getting over jet lag and trying to prepare ourselves for the eventuality of returning home. The first week ...

Hiking and loving it (then driving again), Carlsbad, United States travel blog

Hiking and loving it (then driving again)

A travel blog entry by h.o.t.

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... still 100 degrees out, we were not prepared to camp in the direct sun and carried on up the road to a little park just outside Carlsbad Caverns National Park. We pitched the tent, had tea and at least there is wifi in order to update our blog. Into the ...

Trains, Planes and Automobiles, Carlsbad, United States travel blog

Trains, Planes and Automobiles

A travel blog entry by travelgirl2013

... back in North America and driving on the right side of the road. I suspect it was one of his less stressful drives from LA to Carlsbad. He sure was happy. We'll be in Carlsbad for two weeks, which should give us time to get over the jet lag and slow down ...

Elfin Forest, Carlsbad, United States travel blog

Elfin Forest

A travel blog entry by travelgirl2013

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... number of things in the area, including the Elfin Community. (This is really beginning to sound quite weird). Anyway, since arriving in Carlsbad, Ian and I have been quite lazy compared to our other exploits. Mostly due to jet lag, which we're almost over ...

Down Underground..., Carlsbad Caverns National Park, United States travel blog

Down Underground...

A travel blog entry by ralphieboyo

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Since it was "my day" today, Lynnie drove us down to Carlsbad Cavern National Park.  By using the mighty Geezer Pass, we entered at no cost.  After conferring with a ranger in the Information Center, we decided to take the original entrance ...

Leo Carrillo Ranch Historic Park, Carlsbad, United States travel blog

Leo Carrillo Ranch Historic Park

A travel blog entry by travelgirl2013

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... actor, Leo Carrillo of the TV series The Cisco Kid fame (he played Pancho). It's now owned by the City of Carlsbad and has been designated a Historical National Landmark. We learned about the ranch years ago from someone at the Visitors Centre in ...

Chillin', Carlsbad, United States travel blog

Chillin'

A travel blog entry by travelgirl2013

... for a while. That means nothing too exciting to blog about though so I'm just sliding in a quick update today. We arrived in Carlsbad early last week jet lagged and suffering with colds. We seem to be over the worst of the jet lag now, I'm pleased to ...

A Busier Day..., Carlsbad, United States travel blog

A Busier Day...

A travel blog entry by ralphieboyo

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... to Carlsbad took only about an hour and a half, with light winds and warmer temperatures than we have been experiencing.  The Carlsbad Caverns are still about twenty miles to the south of us. We got settled, lunched and drove out to the Living ...

The underworld..., Carlsbad Caverns National Park, United States travel blog

The underworld...

A travel blog entry by fatkidfrogs

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... Post. Sounds much more interesting then it actually was, which was a closed gift shop. Convinient thought to our next destination, Carlsbad Caverns.  We woke up, put on our head lights and light jackets for our climb into the caves. Actually, we ...

The subterranean majesty of Carlsbad Caverns, Carlsbad Caverns National Park, United States travel blog

The subterranean majesty of Carlsbad Caverns

A travel blog entry by drfumblefinger

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... these minerals can impart colors like yellow, red or brown.  The following terminology is used in describing Carlsbad's formations: STALACTITE:  A rock formation hanging from a cave's ceiling, formed by mineral rich water oozing down, leaving ...

Spelunking, Carlsbad Caverns National Park, United States travel blog

Spelunking

A travel blog entry by ketasissi

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... wir uns, dort einen Stop einzulegen und in die Höhlen zu gehen. Hier, am nördlichen Rand der Chihuahua -Wüste sind die Carlsbad Caverns ( nach der Stadt Karlsbad benannt ) sind riesig, eine Halle nach der anderen in denen sich in den letzten 500 000 ...

Premium Outlets und Botanical Garden San Diego, Carlsbad, United States travel blog

Premium Outlets und Botanical Garden San Diego

A travel blog entry by bernd_koss

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Nach der sehr ausführlichen Information einer Holländerin in der Touristeninformation von Carlsbad, die wir gestern erhalten haben, haben wir uns heute in die nähere Umgebung unseres Standortes begeben. Dabei haben wir auch gesehen, wo die über ...

Hoover Dam and Los Vegas, Carlsbad, United States travel blog

Hoover Dam and Los Vegas

A travel blog entry by minsoca

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Today we took a plane to Los Vegas so we could drive to the Grand Canyon. The first thing we saw when we got off the plane was poker machines! We were so shocked when we went to pick up our baggage mum decided to have a shot having being so shocked of ...

Carlsbad Caverns, Carlsbad, United States travel blog

Carlsbad Caverns

A travel blog entry by carrieandbob

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... was pretty incredible for me. Bob has been to Loray (sp?) Caverns in Virginia and thought they were more colorful, although Carlsbad's formations were more diverse and numerous. Carlsbad Caverns is also known for its bats-which number, by some counts, ...

San Diego, Carlsbad, United States travel blog

San Diego

A travel blog entry by bernd_koss

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... ab; die Bevölkerung San Diegos fiel von 40.000 auf 16.000 Einwohner. Nach dem Angriff auf Pearl Harbor verlegte die United States Navy 1941 das Hauptquartier ihrer Pazifikflotte nach San Diego. Seit dem Zweiten Weltkrieg prägte das Militär das ...

Oceanside und Old Mission San Luis Rey, Carlsbad, United States travel blog

Oceanside und Old Mission San Luis Rey

A travel blog entry by bernd_koss

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... Kilometer nördlich von San Diego und 130  Kilometer südlich von Los Angeles. Von der südöstlich angrenzenden Nachbarstadt Carlsbad ist Oceanside vor allem durch die Buena Vista Lagoon getrennt. Die Oceanside Pier wurde zuerst 1888 erbaut, wo sich ...

Day 75 - Truly Cavernous, Carlsbad, United States travel blog

Day 75 - Truly Cavernous

A travel blog entry by thebusmonkeys

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... be full. That done we continued south through the city of Carlsbad and another 25 or so miles further south arrived at Carlsbad Caverns National Park. The best way to see the caverns is by taking the Natural Entrance route, descending over 750 feet ...

Back in North America, Carlsbad, United States travel blog

Back in North America

A travel blog entry by travelgirl2013

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... a couple more hours. I've a feeling its going to be a long week. As some of you know, we have a townhouse in Carlsbad, which is obviously where we're staying. With home ownership comes keeping the place ship shape and there's always something to fix or ...

Day 4 - Carlsbad Caverns, Carlsbad, United States travel blog

Day 4 - Carlsbad Caverns

A travel blog entry by the3chickateers

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... to see what the campground looks like in the daylight. We have a very interesting neighbor!! We spent the day exploring by walking through Carlsbad Caverns. Siri and Garmin forgot to tell us to turn and we kinda ended up on a Texas border again (the ...

Guadalupe Mountains, Carlsbad, United States travel blog

Guadalupe Mountains

A travel blog entry by akbar

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A great few days of hiking in the Guadalupe Mountains and checking out Carlsbad Caverns. I drove through Roswell, NM (UFO HQ) from Albuquerque en route to the Guadalupe Mountains. A great job by the Natl Park Service showcasing a one-of-a-kind ...

Santa Monica und weiter Richtung Sant Diego, Carlsbad, United States travel blog

Santa Monica und weiter Richtung Sant Diego

A travel blog entry by bernd_koss

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Wieder war es am Morgen ausgesprochen kalt und die Wolken hingen total tief, also mal wieder das richtig Wetter für keine Küstenfotos. Von Santa Maria aus ging es erst einmal meilenweit bergab und am Ende, kurz vor der Küste, klarte es dann auf. ...

Carlsbad California, Carlsbad, United States travel blog

Carlsbad California

A travel blog entry by bernd_koss

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... sind, wenn wir einmal von Juneau absehen, wo wir den Wagen nicht dabei hatten. Wir sind hier schließlich zum relaxen. Carlsbad ist eine Stadt im San Diego County im US-Bundesstaat Kalifornien, mit 105.328 Einwohnern. Das Stadtgebiet hat eine ...

Day 76 - More Underground Stuff, Carlsbad, United States travel blog

Day 76 - More Underground Stuff

A travel blog entry by thebusmonkeys

... 8 pm and was far more interesting than we had expected. We had seen a site on our map, about 25 miles east of Carlsbad, marked "Waste Isolation Pilot Plant". It transpired that this was a pilot project for the isolation of mid-grade military nuclear waste ...

TIG Tennis Classic, Carlsbad, United States travel blog

TIG Tennis Classic

A travel blog entry by kitkatgo

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... (wine and hors d'oeuvres) held in a hospitality tent on the driving range at the La Costa Resort & Spa in Carlsbad where the TIG Tennis Classic was being held. After the reception we had incredible seats to some outstanding matches between the ...

Buchhaltung und Kunstmarkt, Carlsbad, United States travel blog

Buchhaltung und Kunstmarkt

A travel blog entry by bernd_koss

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... aus, aber von diesen stacheligen Gesellen werden wir noch mehr zu sehen bekommen. Heute, am Sonntag, war in Carlsbad ein großer Kunstmarkt angesagt. Dazu wurde sogar eine Hauptstraße gesperrt. Eigentlich gut, dass die Gemeinden hier so ...

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