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... it when you can hear the booms from the Army practice their bombing runs. Wait.....what?
Well, that's what we have at Apache Flats RV Park here on Fort Huachuca Army Base.
The base covers 76,000 acres of high desert, surrounded by the Huachuca Mountains. It's located in Sierra Vista, only 15 miles north of the border of Mexico. The base was built in 1877, in an attemp to counter ...
... on earth is but one miniscule moment in time. Meeting Melvin Harwood by chance as we were driving by his place, and then being invited to visit his “private” museum was special. He opened his museum and his mind to us so that we could learn more about his part of the world and the life of living off the sea. I could go on and on, but I think you get the drift.
What is our next adventure? Stay tuned and find ...
... shootout at the OK Corral. Then he showed me the actual location of the shootout (around the corner from where the mostly German tourists are lied to), which is right next to the Marshal's HQ. As a historical landmark, the town remains posted in the 1800's, with lots of cool buildings and artifacts to pull you into the times. Not to mention the hired guns strutting up and down the dusty streets. We also hit up old Bisbee, which ...
... barber shop, laundry and such. Now we were on the original course of Tombstone which had been blocked-off to traffic. This is an original street and quite wide like the main streets in American towns today. "Everything is big in America", said Joss, "the roads, the portions of food, the mountains and the American personalities".
Not far up we came to Big Nose Kate's Saloon. It served beer and food and that was good enough - there was no need to go any further. It ...
... was very informative and the dust was not part of the act but an actual small cave-in. All were fine. Bisbee is definitely a town to return to - with lots of galleries and hippies and they have done a great job of retaining the flavor of their early 1900's Phelps Dodge built town. We enjoyed the mining museum there also and then continued on to Sierra Vista after stopping at the Coronado National Monument. Coronado started through ...