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Travel Blogs from Artesia
... a full blown storm in the evening. Out Korean friend thought it was a tornado. I felt sorry for those cooking dinner as it was not the best conditions. They attempted to put up a gazebo but the wind was too strong and we all had to step in to hold it down and eventually put it away when everyone gave up. Added to this the lightning was amazing! Needless to say with nothing else to do it was an early night all ...
... We went from industrial sections, to agricultural sections (cotton fields, soybeans, as far as you can see) to sagebrush, to salt flats, and, of course, dusty, downtrodden, butt-ugly towns trying to eek out a living.
Our whole recent itinerary was designed to see the Carlsbad Caverns, where we're at now. CLOSED. Thanks Obama, and all you legislative idiots. So, we're going to see other interesting stuff around here, and then keep ...
... place. Hundreds and hundreds of small to medium sized pumps getting the precious black stuff out the ground. Lots of land for sale as well!!!!
Went straight to the Carlsbad Caverns National Park and down into the caves. There is a long walk down of about 1.3 miles and when I say downward I mean 75 stories down!!!! The caves are huge with spectacular underground rock formations and the main room can fit 164 football fields in it - and Dark!!! The ...
... Not the prettiest I must admit. But the size of the main area made up for it. And it's a very well maintained cave - sealed path and rails and wheelchair access. You dropped something like 80 floors below the ground. At sunset we also watch thousands of bats fly out of another cave on their nightly food run. So many bats! Overall, I low key day with lots of traveling but the caves and the bats made up for ...
... opted for a salad and grilled cheese). Even better, between Jaime and I our bill came to only $15.89! And it was crazy large portions!
So, to sum up, we arrived at our first destination safely and quickly. We are hitting up the Carlsbad Caverns bright and early tomorrow morning, and then heading up through Roswell to Oklahoma! Stay ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility