Travel Blogs from Carlsbad
... So by the time we got to the entrance of the park, it ended up being where we should have come out. Rats. We all agreed to just continue south without seeing the Forest. Next time.
The roads towards Carlsbad were a combination of bumpy, straight, hilly, curvy, flat, scenic and not so scenic.
As we got closer to Roswell, NM, and talking to Wendi thru the helmet device, I started hearing a digital sound like ...
... and stalactites and more. Oh and the world famous bats…. Yes hundreds of thousands of them that live in these caves April to October.
Southern New Mexico has interesting life styles and terrain with the appearance of lacking a middle class.
We are off to southern Texas tomorrow… it is cold today. We woke up to snow on the ground with temps climbing to 38 degrees. A perfect day for laundry, super bowl and comfort food!
One of the most famous caves in the world though are in New Mexico and as we were headed south toward Big Bend National Park in Texas we decided to go see them.
Here, at the northern edge of the Chihuahua desert are the
Carlsbad Caverns (named after the town of Karlsbad) are huge, hall after hall of the most amazing shapes formed by 500 000 years of dripping water. We camped in a cow pasture (Parker ...
... in my tea, but I can't find much good tea. The only decent tea available in the shops is Twinings, and it comes in boxes of 20. That's enough to last about half a week. Other brands of tea available include Lipton, Luzianne, Bigelow, and Celestial Seasonings. The first three are undrinkable and the fourth is herbal teas.
There are too many types of salsa to try them all. I'm starting off on a tasting survey of salsas, just like I did with my tea survey ...
... El Paso, then Tucson, and then who the heck knows..
We're having a great time, though. Every day is exhilarating, and no one has gotten punched, yelled at or insulted. Wow, it's sure great to travel with someone with an even temperament, organizational talent, loving spirit, and....(I hate to admit this)...occasionally funny, even though she's a Torgerson. But I take the prize for off key love songs, and world-class lip flapping.
Over and ...