Days Inn Carlsbad
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The weather since Las Vegas has been brilliant for travelling - unseasonably warm, very little wind and nothing but sun. Monday 3 December was no exception. The early mornings are becoming easier. We still have some work to do, but we are developing a good routine. More morning driving this morning, across to White Sands National Monument. A repeat …
... that they are 'alien friendly' and we made tin foil hats to protect our brains. We got a few funny looks as we entered the UFO museum dressed like that! The museum was really interested and documented both arguments for alien life form and government cover ups. Lunch was next on the agenda before hitting the road again headed for Carlsbad Caverns. ...
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 field long, and 100 feet to 200 ft wide. It is impressive, and the more impressive. we took 5 hours for the tour.
We chose to do the self guided with a audio ...
... lunch consisting of peanut butter sandwiches. It was now that i discovered i had left our water back in the car. Bad planning by me. Luckily i had packed an umbrella and my massive knife.
After lunch we wandered around the appropriately named "Big Room". at 4000 feet long and 612 feet wide it is the third largest chamber in North America and seventh largest in the world. We spent two hours here alone. Finally it was time to ride the elevator back up to the surface, ...
Morning pretty annoying as one if these over sized utes started up at 6.15 in the morning and its owner let it id,e, sounding lime a huge tractor literally outside our room, for 15 minutes before driving away.made me want to run out in knickers and tshirt and say something cutting. cold so didn't. but annoyed I was and falling alee again impossible. breakfast here ****** with only plastic wrapped pastries on offer, no toast or anything resembling a healthy alternative. ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed