Super 8 Motel Carlsbad
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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Travel Blogs from Carlsbad
... for the mile to the opening. The rain started and was pretty much steady the week we were there. Did I mention how dusty Carlsbad is? It was till it turned to mud from all of the rain!
Next day trip was to Guadalupe Mountains National Park. For me, it was remote, no services with lots of winter desert mountains. The winds were whipping and again, parking lot with people gearing up to venture on the many hikes the area ...
... to have their young. There are many thousands of bats living in the cave, they roost together for warmth, upto 200 per square foot!
A few minutes later and the bats start to appear, just a few at first but then they start coming out in big batches, heading off into the twilight for a night of eating and flying. We sit and watch as they fly out constantly, heading off in groups in different directions so that they're not all fighting ...
... 8 on **** again. Weight ever gaining. We arrive at Carlsbad caverns around 1pm, after time change (hour back). The cave is 3 mile long and 800 ft deep. We all set off as group but soon tail off on our own pace. Capturing photos was difficult task due to the low light conditions, but fiddling around with manual setting some photos came out. Stalactites, stalagmites and ...
... known as Elephant Butte. I was sitting in the front of the coach when a huge jack rabbit ran in front of me. Wow! That would have been good in my road-kill cooker (unfortunately, it wasn't dead)...and I wasn't about to...ok enough.
Day 339 - (4/4) we are headed to El Paso for the night. Saw my first Swainson's Hawk flying high. Much lighter than the hawks we are used to seeing. We pass Las Cruces, several acres of Pecan groves and lots ...
... was quite spectacular. A must see if you are in the area.
Next off to Carlsbad for a couple nights. We drove Route 82 over the Alamo Peaks of 9260’ on a windy day through snow covered Cloudcroft, a ski area, on our way to visit the Carlsbad Caverns. A very exciting ride over the mountain range!
The Caverns are 27 miles out of town, but another must see. They are considered the Eighth Wonder of the World. These ...