Tombstone Monument Guest Ranch
Travel Blogs from Tombstone
... all good fun, except I didn't get to shoot any guns.
Dinner was at "the Longhorn". Naturally I had bacon and eggs.
We went back to the Birdcage and did the ghost tour. Our guide took us all through the building. First into the gambling room and theatre. Balcony type cribs lined the walls. Who knows what kind of mischief blokes like Doc Holliday got up to in there.
Next we went up on the stage and then down ...
... mud mid calf. We walked up hill again around the lake to find a clear spot. We ended up using the boat ramp to wade around. It was so refreshing and soothing to our tired bodies. We came back to camp only to find a mess. Logan's food bag had been opened and his wallet was on the ground. Empty wrappers littered our campsite and many Epic meat bars were completely missing. We determined the culprit to be the crow that happened to be cackling and squawking while we were picking up ...
We had to stop in the desert city of Sierra Vista to get Tony Tahoe serviced and have an oil leaked looked at. Sadly the oil leak was pretty major and they would need Tony to stay in the shop overnight , we found a dodgy, smelly, noisy but cheap hotel for the night and had delicious pizza for dinner. $1500 later Tony is all fixed and we are back on the road, an expensive exercise but it's the risk you take when you buy an old car put a ton of miles on ...
... the Mexican border.
After a while I realised I didn't have my cardigan! We turned around and went back - I didn't realise we'd already gone 45 minutes. Thankfully it was just on the side of the road near the sarsparilla stand, but the detour added about 1.5 hours to the journey... whoops.
We had dinner at Denny's, a diner, on the way home, then trudged about trying to find laundry detergent so we could finally do our washing at some stage.
... as refrigeration was brought to the town, providing refined recreation for the many easterners streaming into Tombstone. Immigrants from Europe came to work the mines and Chinese laborers filled the service needs demanded by the many miners and newly rich. They worked the laundries and in the hotels, as well as quickly learning construction trades to keep up with the demand for new buildings.
Rowdy Cowboys and Outlaws.
While mining ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet