Travel Blogs from Tombstone
... 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 ...
... in time. IU was worried because we were running late. Only catch is, Arizona does not do the whole daylight savings thing, so it was an hour earlier! woohoo!
The cool thing about the place we had booked is that it used to be a bordello... and better yet, it was reputed to be haunted. Once we got sorted with all the paperwork and such, Sam and I headed into town to see what we could see. The first thing we saw was the ...
I honestly thought we wouldn't make it at times. Not that we had a choice. It was hot with steep prolonged hills. We were literally chasing the clouds as they flew in the same direction of our travel. We had a headwind for a few big hills which made us hop off and walk our bikes. Brian was riding a single speed, which was brutal on these hills. I took up the rear for the majority of the time. Logan is super strong so he was pacing us. We were all hurting pretty bad by mile 40 ...
... corral. Including watching the dodgy automatronics that is on the actual spot of the shoot out. There was even Fry's photography which was right next to the shootout. And was also the boarding house in which Doc Holliday was staying. His room was on show, including many of the photos Fry took of the region and the surrender of Geronimo. I watched a show of the town history and I did buy some mementos. I looked at the streets away from ...
... liked. We also went on the silver mine tour. It was 15 bucks each, but we got a three dollar discount by saying the stage coach guys recommended the place. We actually liked the mine too. But you can't do too much in this town without spending a bunch of money. I didn't like that about the place.....to be honest, I was pretty disappointed in Tombstone. Too much cheezy and not enough real history.
We headed back north ...
Other places to stay in Tombstone
410 Fremont St. (Hwy 80), Tombstone | Motelfrom $97
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13N and 7th Street, Tombstone | Motelfrom $85
501 E Fremont Street, Tombstone | Motelfrom $59