Carlsbad Caverns

Today we first headed East across New Mexico, to Roswell – where there was much less “UFO junk” than we’d expected!

But then we turned South, and headed down to Carlsbad Caverns, a HUGE underground cave structure with many stalactites, stalagmites, etc … to arrive at the main cave we had to descend 750ft in an elevator (the walk-down route was closed due to lightning!)

Here are some pics of the caverns:


You cannot get a sense of size from these pictures – you walk for about an hour to tour right round the main cave! Oh, and the colors are due to the camera and lighting; most of the cavern is a dull gray color …