Las Vegas Stories
Christmas in Vegas
I made it to the city of sin, and met my new traveling buddies, Nita and Steve in the English pub in our casino hotel, The Riviera. During the 50’s, this was one of the original glamorous casinos showcasing the upcoming stars and the rich and famous celebs boozing and schmoozing. We had to make to with a few dozen zombiefied Chinese gamblers chain-smo...
Las Vegas… The City of Sin. A few years ago, a advertising campaign tried to promote Las Vegas as a family friendly destination, where kids and parents have equally as much fun. Who would have guessed that this campaign soon died, as no one was being fooled, and the new slogan for the city is "What happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas". Much more appropriat...
Yet another early start, to catch the bus to The West Rim!
On the bus, I was called upon to be the spanish translator for a couple from Argentina, (in the land of the blind the one eyed man is king!). Anyway, we managed. Then we discovered that the couple on the seat in front came from Cheltenham, and are good friends with Dave & Gill Lawrence.(par...
Let's go to Las Vegas
Early start for flight from Los angeles to Las Vegas.
Fascinating approach on the plane, desert, & suddenly there's this fantasyland appearing.
Got a shared van to our hotel, the Stratosphere Towers, at thr far end of the strip.
Took a trip to the top, viewing tower is the highest west of the Mississippi!! Quite a view!
A bit disappointed a...