Caverns Motel of Carlsbad
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... Runner, this is the state bird. The other bird that is plentiful is the Bullock Oriole. The bunnies here are little cotton tails that look like the Lindt chocolate bunny. There are also bigger jack rabbits, but I haven’t got a picture of them yet.
There are not many campers here and few tenters (getting wet, not for me!). The park is mostly filled with older people, so it is nice and quiet and friendly! It is kind of fun going around and seeing where people are ...
... The Law west of the Pecos."
It is said that you are not really in the West until you cross the Pecos River. That's where the West of the Pecos museum gets its name. The museum fills all three floors of the old hotel downtown. Every one of the old bedrooms is filled with artifacts, with ...
... for the mile to the opening. The rain started and was pretty much steady the week we were there. Did I mention how dusty Carlsbad is? It was till it turned to mud from all of the rain!
Next day trip was to Guadalupe Mountains National Park. For me, it was remote, no services with lots of winter desert mountains. The winds were whipping and again, parking lot with people gearing up to venture on the many hikes the area ...
... up. April and the big girls went on a guided tour of the Left Hand Tunnel, where they each carried a candle-lit lantern and got to experience the cave much like Jim White and the original spelunkers, in near darkness and near silence. Shirish and Devika (she wasn't old enough for Left Hand Tunnel) went on a guided tour of the King's Palace, the deepest portion of the cave open to the public. In addition to the magnificent formations, ...
... same food. After half an hour we decide to leave as the light is fading and it's difficult to see the bats, but you can hear that they're still flocking out, there must have been thousands, if not tens of thousands of them. It was quite a spectacle to see and something not everyone is lucky enough to witness, we feel very privileged.
Into Carlsbad for some dinner, we stop at the Red Chimney Pit Bar-B-Q, as the building looks nice (a ...
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