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Dodge City, Kansas. The Queen of the Cow Towns. Even Now.

November 1, 2016


While I’ve always associated Dodge City with the television series Gunsmoke, obviously the story goes a little deeper – especially since Gunsmoke wasn’t even filmed in Dodge City, but rather on a set located outside Knab, Utah. Oh, well – that’s Hollywood. Fort Dodge was constructed during the Indian Wars in the middle 1860s to […]

February, 2012. Bandera, Texas. The Cowboy Capital of the World

February 22, 2012


They say the music is lively, the dance floor full, and the beverages cold in Bandera, Texas. This small town of around 1,000 inhabitants is located less than an hour – but feels like a million miles – from San Antonio. It was, and still is, a cowboy town.  There are hitching posts on the […]