TripAdvisor Reviews Midway Motel Caliente
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... has one section called "Murderers Row" where there's over 100 graves of murderers, then the rest for normal dead people. Most of the town is a ghost town, but there's still some active mines (don't know how productive). I wanted to stop for lunch at a main-street cafe, but there was no where to park, so screw it. A lot of really interesting relics here.
... the Board of Commissioners
issued certificates of indebtedness at a high rate of interest, and by
the 1880’s the debt had risen to $181,000. By the end of the century it
exceeded more than $670,000. The final payment was made in 1937; four
years after the building had been condemned. The total cost of the
Lincoln County Courthouse was nearly $1,000,000.
One of the worst fires in the West took ...
... 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 ...
... 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, ...
... effects of it.
The whole park is very beautifull, with not only the Sequoias, but lodgepole pines, sugar pines & others. The place is teeming with wild life, & although she tried very, very hard, Kim did'nt manage to see a Bear, just deer & chipmunks !!
Well, what goes up.... & all that... the road back down the mountain was not as tortuous as the one going up, but still spectacular, At the base of the mountains ...