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Homestay in Bundi, India

Travel Accommodations: 8 Top Picks

Figuring out where to lay your head Finding lodging on an extended trip is a big part of your continuing tasks and ongoing expenses. Whether you decide to plan far ahead,…

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El Capitán Revisited

Opened as a cattlemen’s hotel in 1930, with the railroad depot across the street, ranchers used to trade cattle in the lobby. The hotel was designed by the architect Henry Trost, and built by Charles Bassett, one of five hotels of the Gateway Hotel chain constructed in west Texas and eastern New Mexico to increase tourism within 200 miles of El Paso. In the early 70s, the hotel was converted to a bank. Vaults installed during that time are now used for bar storage in the dining room and as a small gift shop off the lobby

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El Capitán

On the drive from Houston to Phoenix, we had the opportunity to stay in a very cool historic hotel, El Capitán. It was designed by a well-know architect, Henry Trost…