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Monday, 19 October 2009

THE WILD WEST SPIRIT

Wyoming may be famous for cowboys but Frank Walker finds locals like nothing better than a good ghost story.

The receptionist at the grand old Plains Hotel in Cheyenne, Wyoming, apologises as she points towards the lift that will take me to my room on the fourth floor. Everything about this 98-year-old elegant hotel built by cattle barons is big – the foyer lit by a huge chandelier, enormous leather armchairs, the massive buffalo head over the vast open fireplace – but she has a warning about the lift.

“Sorry, but the elevator is quite small and only big enough for two people with their luggage at a time,” she says. FULL STORY HERE

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