MSNBC: Bus tours journey into polygamist heartland

by | Sep. 29, 2010

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A peek inside a polygamist community and their isolated way of life is now just a bus ride away for sightseers from around the world.

"I was born into polygamy," said guide Richard Holm as a tour bus lumbered into Colorado City, Ariz.

Billed as the "Polygamy Experience," the four-hour, $70 tour takes visitors through the middle of the polygamist enclave on the Utah-Arizona border.

Against a backdrop of stunning mountains and pink rocks children play in yards, families picnic in parks and teenage boys gallop their horses away from the guests.

Women with old-fashioned braided hair and pioneer dresses usher the little ones out of eyesight.

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