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... Caverns. Beautiful weather when we left, and we dressed for such. Windy and rain clouds rolling in when we got to the Caverns. Not dressed or prepared for such! Determined to soldier on, we ventured to the visitors center, through throngs of other people also under dressed for the looming storm. By the time we made it to the Visitors Center, I couldn't stand it any longer and had to admit that I thought it was too ...
... 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, ...
... After resting for a bit we head back up to the caverns for the bat flight, set to take place at dusk.
When we get there the ranger is giving a talk on the bats and asks us to turn off all electronic devices. As he has his back to the entrance he also asks us to let him know when the bats start to appear, so that he can be quiet and let us watch them without disturbing them. The bats are Mexican Free Tail bats that migrate here for ...
... the Guadalupe Mountains. Water, mostly from rain, mixed with CO2 as it trickled into the limestone – that carbonic acid began to dissolve the inside of the mountain. In addition to carbonic acid, sulfuric acid found its way into the cavities further dissolving the limestone. With the water came minerals and with the minerals came colors and formations over millions of millions of years.
Young men found Kartchner Caverns and it was a youngster ...
5.30am alarm, disturbed sleep, wet tents, and mac ds is how day 12 started. After night in log cabins, trains rattling past I didn't get much sleep. But still enthusiastic about the day ahead. Sodden tents taken down and everything packed with stopped at Mac Ds for quick breakfast before 5 hour journey began to Carlsbad Caverns. Quick stop at gas station for supplies, I end ...
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