Bisbee Grand Hotel
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... 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 ...
We had to stop in the desert city of Sierra Vista to get Tony Tahoe serviced and have an oil leaked looked at. Sadly the oil leak was pretty major and they would need Tony to stay in the shop overnight , we found a dodgy, smelly, noisy but cheap hotel for the night and had delicious pizza for dinner. $1500 later Tony is all fixed and we are back on the road, an expensive exercise but it's the risk you take when you buy an old car put a ton of miles on ...
Tombstone... I love it here and if you are ever in this part of the world it is a must visit. The original buildings, the people, Boothill, The Crystal Rooms, OK Corral, six-shooters, etc and it is all such recent history, fantastic.
Arrived quite shattered after the run from Portal and headed straight out for a Wild West beer tour; Crystal Rooms, Big Nose Kates (where the barmaid was actually wearing a gun on her hip!), steaks and more bars! ...
... his father being the security guard for John Wayne. He has several antique cars, old mining equipment and lots of movie memorabilia, and gave us an interesting and humorous "step back in time" experience.
Then we passed through Tombstone, visiting the OK Corral. The actual town was a real step back in time also.
... and black hat. The trolley tour was about 45 minutes and was fascinating - Robert really knew his history and had an appealingly dry sense of humour. Even Josh and Kate seemed to enjoy the tour and would parrot back facts they’d learnt on it as we walked around town.
After the tour we wandered into Helldorado where the comedy gunfight was to take place. We were ushered into a small arena, half set up to look like a western town. The four actors playing the parts ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsBisbee Grand Hotel
Noise all night. Rooms not cleaned and top dollar charged.
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