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1025-Hoover Dam – Las Vegas, NV

Hoover Dam was built between 1931 and 1936 and borders Nevada and Arizona and backs up Lake Meade. It’s only a few miles from Las Vegas so on a recent trip to sin city I had to make the journey. [...]

November 16, 2013 Las Vegas

126-Las Vegas Old School

Freemont Street in down town Las Vegas is where the casino business began. This is Vegas old-school. We visited this section of the city one night to experience the “what was” of Vegas. The “strip” with all of the new [...]

December 17, 2009 Las Vegas

124-Body – The Exhibition – Las Vegas, NV

Chris and I went to see “Body – the Exhibition.” It consists of Chinese bodies that have been preserved in silicone polymer and stripped of their skin. It’s not as gross as you would think. It is very scientific and [...]

October 17, 2009 Las Vegas

123-Stratosphere – Las Vegas, NV

The Stratosphere Tower, at 1,149, is the tallest freestanding structure in Nevada. The top of the tower has an observation deck, revolving restaurant. The tower also has three thrill rides at the top. The view of Las Vegas is impressive. [...]

October 17, 2009 Las Vegas

121-Pawn Shop Vegas Style

This pawn shop was advertised all over Las Vegas. I can’t imagine pawning your jewelry or Rolex watch for another chance at throwing your money away gambling. Remember, it’s not gambling anymore – it’s “gaming.” Las Vegas – built on stupidity [...]

October 17, 2009 Las Vegas

120-Las Vegas, NV

We spent some time in Las Vegas checking out the strip and seeing a couple of shows. Here are some photos of our adventures. [...]

October 17, 2009 Las Vegas

125-Cirque du Soleil – Ka

Chris and I experienced the Cirque du Soleil show “Ka.” This is my second Cirque show and I loved this one as much as the first. A custom multimillion dollar theater was built for this show. It was a thrilling [...]

October 17, 2009 Las Vegas

128-Hoover Dam – Las Vegas, NV

Any male who gets near Hoover Dam has to make the pilgrimage. It is the manly man construction site of all times. Unfortunately, after watching all of the television shows on the construction of the dam, it is not as [...]

October 17, 2009 Las Vegas

127-Freemont St. – Las Vegas, NV

Freemont Street is old-school Las Vegas. As the strip was being built five miles away, people began avoiding this area. The casinos were small and the area was seedy. The counter this, the merchants of Freemont Street designed the “Freemont [...]

October 16, 2009 Las Vegas

122-Fat Ass – Las Vegas, NV

I am not kidding you about this. These chairs are here so that obese Americans who can’t fit on the standard slot machine stools can piss away their money. It was gross seeing huge people sit there. They don’t even [...]

October 16, 2009 Las Vegas