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Tombstone’s Sarsparilla

When I was in Tombstone, I discovered Tombstone’s Sarsparilla.

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It was delicious. I love root beer, and this might have been better. If you are ever in Tombstone I recommend trying it.

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The Touristy Side of Tombstone

Yesterday I told you how Tombstone Stole My Heart

Today, I am going to tell you about the Touristy part of Tombstone.
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When I walked out of the court house, feeling completely educated on the lifestyle in the old west, I smacked into this…

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At first I was stunned that there would be a little touristy section like this in Tombstone, but then I found myself walking around & exploring it for fun.

Overall, next time if I am every lucky enough to make it to Tombstone again, I will bypass it, but I can see why this would be fun for the kiddos.

Here are the pics, Enjoy!

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There are more photos on my facebook page here

Until Next Time

The Tombstone Courthouse

I started telling you about my recent road trip in October, took a break because life is full of crazy, and well now it is time to get to typing again 😉 So I will start right where I left off…

Tombstone stole my heart.
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Yes I am serious.

I am a history buff, and when it comes to anything historical, I love it. I was sad that I only had a half day at Tombstone, because you really could spend a few days in the town exploring and experiencing everything Tombstone had to offer. And, well there is Wyatt Earp…
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For those of you who either A. Don’t care about History or B. Have not seen the movie, and therefore have no clue that there is a town in southern Arizona called Tombstone.  Here is a very brief introduction into the town:

Tombstone was founded by 1879, it was one of the last boomtown’s in the American Old West.

There you go, read up on it, because the town’s history is fascinating and I can’t do the town justice when it comes to telling you all about the town.

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Curious? START HERE if reading is not your thing, watch the movie. 😉

Anyway, the first stop we made was at the court-house. This is the typical court-house, where trials and hangings took place. Believe me if you were tried, and found guilty and punished by death, they did not waste any time, they took you out back and you were… well put to death.

Life was clearly harsh in Tombstone.

Here are the pics from my very short visit, next time I go to Arizona, I would love to go back and really spend some time there.

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Here are some of my favorite pics from the courthouse.

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where hangings occurred... notice the orb?  hmm...
where hangings occurred… notice the orb? hmm…

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Different Types of Barb Wire
Different Types of Barb Wire

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Check out all of my photos on my facebook page here

Until Next Time

Sunset at South Mountain

After a very stressful drive up the mountain we made it to the top. (alive I might add, you are welcome mom!) Once I got out of my car I instantly forgave my mom and was pretty excited as we arrived just in time for the sunset, and as someone who is really trying to focus on photography and learn about angles & settings I was ready to start practicing becoming a “serious” photographer.

Overall South Mountain was beautiful. I am going to keep this post short & sweet as there really is not much to say, except that it is lovely. 🙂

It was really peaceful…

If you are ever in Phoenix I suggest you check it out, you can go to the following addresses:

Main Entrance:
10919 S. Central Ave., 85042

Pima Canyon Entrance:
9904 S. 48th St., 85044
Ranger Office Phone: (602) 262-7393

Hours for all trail head areas and entrances: 5 a.m. to 7 p.m. (entrance gates close). Trails remain open until 11 p.m

Until Next Time,

XOXO

Jen