Rainbow Canyon Motel
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... designated the county seat in 1871
and courthouse plans were initiated. The county contracted to build the
courthouse at a cost of $26,400. In order to raise the needed money,
$25,000 worth of bonds were sold at a discounted rate of $20,000. By the
time it was completed a year later, costs had escalated to more than
$88,0000 because of alterations, cost overruns, mismanagement and
kickbacks. To finance payment ...
... All other routes lead via Las Vegas and the I15. After several experiments with the
maps, the solution we came up with this time was to drive north to Bishop and then to continue north on Highway 6 to Tonopah before driving the 375 (Extraterrestrial Highway and home to UFO spotter's HQ and the A Le Inn) before stopping for the night in Caliente. The next day's drive would be a relatively straight line east although we would have to do a short stretch ...
... on film. Another was resting in the shade near one of the many small caverns that it apparently calls home. They must be used to the human traffic, for I was able to get rather close to one before people with dogs scared it away. A short two miles of hiking was sufficient to see most of the park before I hit the road again for ...
... because of the extraordinary rock formations, (see photos, easier than explaining!) It was an incredible place, you could just imagine what it might be like to be lost in the wilderness out there, no-one around, completely inhospitable, and HOT! There were also signs saying to watch out for snakes, we certainly did watch out for snakes, and we did not see any, I think that is one bit of wildlife certain members of ...
... the car, & was delighted to be told that our room had been upgraded ( still don't know why ) - to an appartment that slept 10 people, which should have been $900 per night, but we could have the room for the original single room price.
Decided not to give the guys the news about our good fortune, & gave them the keys to find the room, while I parked the car.
You could hear Jules squeeling about the room, all the ...