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Day 263 20180920

This ranch trip is a 3 ranch trip in one and the first ranch is a very old one with some buildings dating back to about 1720.  It’s called Rancho De La Osa and it has had celebrity guests in the past including John Wayne, Zane Gray and the Rooservelts.  My rooms was apparently used by Cesar Romero who I remember from the Batman TV series.  The ranch is very near the border with Mexico and the border can be seen from the ranch grounds.  One of the rides took us up to the border.  There are various crossing points (as can been seen in the distance if you look carefully), though it is a relatively small town on the border with a populus reported to be less than 20.  This part of the border is regularly patrolled.  We saw several border patrol vechiles while out on horseback but none were an issue and we were free to continue riding.  I suspect with this ranch reopening horseback riding in the area will increase.

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