Caverns Motel of Carlsbad
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The Caves were absolutely amazing I loved them. It was hard to take photos because of the lighting and there were no bats to be seen, still i was breathless nearly the whole time.
Before leaving, some of us become Junior rangers! Its usually 5-13 year olds but they made an exception for us. We had to fill out a booklet (which was surprisingly hard!!) and say an oath before being awarded with a badge and all! It was all very exciting :)
... the Big Room of the cave. The path was tarred and there were handrails on either or, sometimes, both sides of the pathway. Long ago it was gravel, no handrails and lots of mishaps. The routes have been changed several times in an attempt to protect and preserve the integrity of the caverns and keep the visitors from being a danger to themselves. The entrance to the cave was filled with the cave ...
... Pecos River Diamonds. Now, these are not really true diamonds, yet they are strong enough to cut glass. Yes, I'm a Rock hound. I have always loved fossils and minerals and especially crystals. These are actually doubly terminated quartz crystals which were formed and embedded in gypsum beds. They can be found in a range of colors and shapes. They can be found in clusters and simple prismatic to rhombohedral shapes. When we went ...
This morning we woke up and I made it to breakfast. We packed the car quickly and left the hotel by 9:30. We arrived in Carlsbad National Park at 3:00. We walked down the natural entrance to the cave that is 750 feet underground. We walked around the loop and saw all different types of cave things. We took the elevator back up yo ...
Coming from north Georgia, it's hard to believe anything could ever be this flat, but after driving through West Texas and New Mexico, we were enlightened. We left Dallas around 9:30 this morning and made the five hour drive (easy peasy!) to San Angelo to visit the cemetery where Mima (mom's grandma) is buried. The drive was long but the scenery was totally new to us, so it was at least somewhat interesting. Passed through ...
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