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... retrace our way back up the natural entrance and opted for the less romantic, but far more practical, elevator ride up the the surface level and another, bigger, gift shop.
As we left the cavern visitor center, we took a turn off the paved road for a scenic drive though the park lands. The road was a rough 8 mile loop through hills and gullies with views of the different terrain and areas around the caverns. We got out of the car and took a ...
... or you can walk down. The walkway going around the cavern is about 1 ½ miles, so we take the elevator down. They have managed to create a wonderful walkway throughout the entire area. It is cooler down here about 13 Celsius. The pictures don’t do it justice and were very hard to shoot. The main cavern is very large with a towering ceiling. These caverns were first discovered in 1800’s by settlers, but is was Jim White who explored the caverns more thoroughly and ...
... 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 ...
... 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 ...
... he realized that it wasn't smoke at all, but rather an enormous... (flock? murder? gaggle?) colony of bats. Such a huge number of bats suggested a sizable cave, so Jim fashioned a ladder out of wire and branches, and lowered himself down into the bowels of the earth with a kerosene lantern. That old cowboy gumption led to the discovery of Carlsbad Caverns; while there are certainly other cave systems that are longer, deeper and ...
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