Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Carlsbad
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Very Clean, Great Breakfast, Very pricey.
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... that adorn the cave. The added puzzlement is the fact that they are often right next to each other. There may be massive stalactites and graceful 'draperies' next to rough crystals and other unique formations. The size and openess of the rooms is also amazing. The Big Room alone could house fourteen 747 jets. Most of the cave trails were easy to walk on and, with only a few exceptions, wheelchair accessible. We spent over five hours touring the cave ...
... everyday words. Serendipity.
And to wrap things up, here we are, almost three months and thousands of study words later: departure day. I have learned a lot about Liam, language, and the purpose of this sort of competition. I was not a huge fan of spelling bees because I thought all the kids became word list automatons. Turns out I was wrong. Liam and I have had amazing conversations about how words are formed over time ...
... the cave just goes on a bit more, it feels like it's never ends. The caves are quite a sight to behold. They are huge and contain many stalagmites, stalactites and other formations. We've been to caves in the past, some maybe prettier than these but none come close to the sheer size of them.
A couple of hours later and we have done our cave tours so we head back up the road to check into our hotel for the night, The Rodeway Inn ...
... 500 miles, stopped at Roswell (the place with the aliens) got some good food in a restaurant which was lovely and a lovely change from fast food. Before heading towards our "kampground" never saw any aliens, a lot more ugly people, yes. But no aliens. All of a sudden there was a downpour, and this was a pretty wild down pour. Now the roads here have been superb! But they can't drain water. Our ...
The caverns are a constant 56 degrees. We started at the walk in entrance, then walked the 1.5 miles down to the main chamber. The main chamber is 14 football fields long, and 100 feet to 200 ft wide. It is impressive. We took 5 hours for the our self guided audio tape tour.