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Ed's Cave

Not many people visited Ed's Cave. Thinking it might be the name, he renamed the cave after a European spa, Carlsbad. That did the trick and European tourists began arriving to see these magnificent caverns. We strolled the 1.3 mile path through the Great Room today. It covers a staggering area of 2.5 million square feet. The speleothems have formed over eons of time into the wondrous organic shapes you see today.

This model of the caves shows the visitor's center as the small white structure on the shelf in the background. We rode the elevator down 700 feet into the cave. The Great Room is the area in the foreground. 

Second Anniversary

Today begins my third year exploring the backroads of North America. It has been an exciting rewarding two years. Tomorrow will be just as exciting as the first day I headed out. It never gets old finding out what is around the next bend in the road. 

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