Desert Rose Inn
Travel Blogs from Benson
... t have been as doable while lugging all of our gear up.
Special shout out to Brian and his friends Kevin and Sam for driving us and then rescuing us in Sonoita.
On another note: I realized it's really hard to eat when my body is this exhausted.
Under 20 miles= eat everything in sight.
Over 20 miles= want to puke.
I need to get over this ...
... all good fun, except I didn't get to shoot any guns.
Dinner was at "the Longhorn". Naturally I had bacon and eggs.
We went back to the Birdcage and did the ghost tour. Our guide took us all through the building. First into the gambling room and theatre. Balcony type cribs lined the walls. Who knows what kind of mischief blokes like Doc Holliday got up to in there.
Next we went up on the stage and then down ...
... is bat poop that is over 15,000 years old
and a fully articulated ground sloth skeleton they say is 86,000 years old.
WOW!!!! We got to see the poop but not the skeleton.
We tried to see Tombstone on Friday (2/15/14), got there and
walked around and saw a few things but decided to leave and come back another
day cause Rusty was feeling too bad to continue. Before we left we did see a
few things. We walked through Boothill Cemetery ...
... in person. I was pretty stoked to check things out...so as soon as the movie was over, Marge led us down the stair tower down into the crew quarters and work area of a genuine nuclear missile silo.
We went to the control room, where procedures and equipment were explained in great detail. If you're unaware, any launch/use of any nuclear device by the United States is only a retaliatory response. U.S. policy is that we ...
... outside stuff has to do with "utilities". You unhook the electrical service which plugs into a panel, unhook the cable tv, and dump the tanks. There are two waste water tanks on a motorhome. Gray water, which is sink water and shower water, and black water...which is the fun stuff. You pull a handle and the black water runs out of a hose and into a sewer hook up. Then you close the black water and pull the gray water. ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center