Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Carlsbad
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Very Clean, Great Breakfast, Very pricey.
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Tuesday 06 – Wednesday 07 October
Our next fully-scheduled stop is a Fly-in in Arizona in ten days' time, so we thought we’d take the opportunity to head west to see if we could make the coast before turning back to the Grand Canyon State.
Catching up with Cynthia at the Terminal (thank you for the newspaper cuttings), before filing the flight plan for Cavern City, Carlsbad NM, where we would see if we could get any further into the State. ATC ...
... the best shot. And that would have disturbed the bats. And if we disturb them enough, they might just find somewhere else to live. So we sat quietly and watched. There's plenty of YouTube videos if anyone really wants to see it.
By the time we headed back to the hotel, it was dark. It was REALLY dark, There was very little moon, and no street lights until we got into town so there wasn't much light anywhere. We hadn't really ...
Next stop, Carlsbad, NM to see some more caverns, WHOOP WHOOP! Our trip there saw a bit of excitement - our first stop by Border Patrol. While an officer very seriously asked whether we had any additional live bodies aboard (yes, live bodies, human or otherwise) his dog was sniffing our rig. I got the distinct impression if either one of us responded with do migrant farm workers and their oxen count? it would not have been met with ...
Waking up to another beautiful day was fantastic. After so many days of clouds every sunny day was a blessing and made us feel happy and refreshed. We knew we had a big climb ahead of us so we drank a lot of water and ate a big breakfast to try to prevent the same feelings we had after our hike in Big Bend. Guadalupe Mountain is the highest peak in Texas at 8751 feet. This climb went up 3000 ft and ...
... acceptable if you were backpacking. We left and were forced to seek shelter in El Paso proper.
El Paso, like so many cities we have passed through, is one nearly-infinite strip mall, punctuated by franchise restaurants, a Wal-Mart and several Dollar Stores. I’m sure there are some quaint hip hot spots, but we didn’t see them. We tried to find an RV park but were skunked so we did the next best thing – got a room at a good hotel. It ...