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9009027467?profile=originalIt’s 5:45 a.m. The sun is already shining, and I am gingerly making my way through the cow corral, being careful not to step in anything I shouldn’t nor get too close to the long-horned cows.

I’m headed to the cow barn at Hotel Hacienda Guachipelin at Rincon de la Vieja, Costa Rica, to see how the ranch hands handle the morning milking. Inside, several buckets of steaming, frothy white milk wait in the holding area until they are carried to the hotel restaurant kitchen for processing.

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Find Your Inner Lone Ranger On A Riding Holiday


Disney’s Lone Ranger unmasked its fair share of critics, but tour operator Ranch Rider claims the iconic scenery; explosive train journeys and Native American narrative is turning armchair travellers into Wild West wanderers.

Ideal for anyone hoping to find their inner Lone Ranger, the riding holiday specialist has rounded up five of its best ranch stays where greenhorns can get into character. Tony Daly, Managing Director of Ranch Rider, comments “New Mexico, Arizona, Colorado, Texas, California

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