Travel Blogs from Caliente
... br> Stepping off the afternoon stagecoach, a flurry of shooting broke out
and before the couple could sprint into the hotel, three men were
sprawled dead, still twitching in the dirt street. The bride didn’t even
bother to unpack, and within minutes of her arrival hopped back aboard
the stagecoach and headed home to her mother.
Not even the building of the county courthouse was
exempt from corruption. ...
... consequently we try to find a route across Nevada that we haven't driven before, that will get us across quickly and that isn't an Interstate. To be honest, if it meant we could cross in a day, we'd probably drive an Interstate. However I80 crosses Nevada to the far north (Lake Tahoe to Salt Lake City) which doesn't work when you want to arrive in Escalante which is in the middle (as in the middle of north/south) of Utah as Escalante is 300 miles south of Salt ...
... number of narrow crevices in the hills that they call caves, but are really just like short slot canyons. Never more than 200 feet long, they can get rather narrow and dark, with the tops being at most 30 feet above.
I saw a number of foxes throughout the park. One made an attempt at a couple pigeons that I was just able ...
... place, either that or he so rarely sees people that he was going to make the most of a captive audience! Actually he was really interesting and had a lot of family history in the place, his great-grandfather had been shot by the local villain, and his name was on the list of people buried in their Boot Hill.
Our journey today was one of the shortest, so on the way to Caliente we stopped off at Cathedral Gorge, ...
... with headlights on & everything ) into Yosemite.
After only getting lost once in the dark, & following an ambigious sign, which ended up with us cutting down a dirt track ( Geraldine was totaly useless, & had gone into meltdown at this stage !!) Sense of direction & self preservation prevailled & we found our way to our destination - Yosemite View Lodge.
I went to reception to check in, while the others ...