Situated in the Mojave Desert, its Spanish name means "The Meadows" because of the wild grasses and desert springs originally found there. An oasis in an otherwise dry and unwelcoming place, it became known to Native Americans over 10,000 years ago. It was discovered by the modern world in 1829, when a young Mexican scout … Continue reading A visit to Las Vegas
Ever wondered what it's like to fly in a propeller plane over the Nevada and Arizona deserts and over the mountains in Grand Canyon National Park? This is what it's like. And here are a few photos as well. Enjoy!
Most people will likely tell you the Fountains of the Bellagio Hotel and Casino are easily the coolest thing in Las Vegas. I agree. They are spectacular. I have never seen excess put to better use -- and let me tell you, a huge lake that shoots water hundreds of feet in the air, in … Continue reading The dancing Fountains of Bellagio at night
A video from our recent trip to Las Vegas. It's a tour of the Las Vegas Strip at night, featuring most of the famous hotels and casinos, plus impromptu shows by the dancing fountains at the Belaggio and the volcano at the Mirage. There's an upcoming video dedicated to Bellagio's dancing fountains, where huge artesian … Continue reading Las Vegas: A Night On The Strip