Travel Blogs from Carlsbad
... narrow, dirt streets that started out as one room homes and grew as the family grew. All of the homes are adobe, red mud, and were built with large basements, built for hiding. The one business I visited was beautifully preserved and had 5 rooms added on to house the 18 people who lived in it for 60+ years. 16 kids is a ton of kids. Must have used the rhythm method. People were extremely friendly and polite and eager ...
... crystals. Again after initially just picking nice pieces, I started finding the shapes and sizes I was after. I also found the tiniest, perfect prism I had ever seen. I was finally happy. As we were leaving I got another great surprise. Roy found a horned lizard, and it was camouflaged so well you could hardly see it. But I did manage to get a picture of it closeup and even got to hold it long enough to take a picture. They ...
Well, we said goodbye to our new friends and headed out.towards Carlsbad. Finally crossing over into New Mexico today. We are on our way to Brantely Lakes State Park. I am really excited about this stop because it was so nice last time we were here. Brantley Lakes is where there were a bunch of roadrunners last time. I even got a picture of a roadrunner ...
... 6.30 to leave.
However, I digress. What did we do today ... we were up and out of the camp by 7.30 - I had a really good sleep last night which is probably the first one I've had since the start of the journey east. Not sure why, just can't get to sleep and when I do it's not good sleep. Last night was cooler so that probably has something to do with it.
First stop today was Roswell - if people are into ...
I guess you could argue I see Antarctica just about everywhere I go, but in this case, it was Kathryn that found Antarctica, and not me. It was in Carlsbad Caverns, part of our National Park binge. Suffice to say, we were impressed—we were over 850 feet below the surface, and the size of the caves, the beauty of the stalactites and stalagmites, ...
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