Travel Blogs from Lake Mead, United States

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Leaving Las Vegas, Lake Mead National Recreation Area, United States travel blog

Leaving Las Vegas

A travel blog entry by pollyandmikey

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... to the lake made the last 8 miles effortless.  We are in the Hoover Dam area and will ride across it tomorrow.  Lake Mead is wonderful, the stark contrast of the blue waters against the dusty rocks of the mountains around is quite a sight. We ...

Princip kluzaku demonstrovany na lahvi vody, Lake Mead a Hoover Dam, United States travel blog

Princip kluzaku demonstrovany na lahvi vody

A travel blog entry by jaromir_mazak

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... , takze budu muset uz tak kratke texty asi jeste trochu zkratit. Na ceste z Vegas jsme se zastavili vykoupat v krasnem jezere Lake Mead a prejeli jsme take masivni hraz prehrady Hoover Dam. Kdyz jsem byl v US posledne, vysvetloval nam jeden pan na letisti ...

Hoover Dam and Lake Mead, Lake Mead National Recreation Area, United States travel blog

Hoover Dam and Lake Mead

A travel blog entry by nadines2011atwt

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... hat etlichen Arbeitern das Leben gekostet. Fertig gestellt wurde er 1936 und hat Las Vegas von da an mit Strom versorgt. Der Lake Mead und seine Beachen sind schoen an zu schauen, aber wegen der ganzen Muecken und dem staubigen Booden, nicht ...

Day  74 - Tuesday, June 11, 2013, Part 2, Lake Mead National Recreation Area, United States travel blog

Day 74 - Tuesday, June 11, 2013, Part 2

A travel blog entry by travelagain

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Later in the day, we rode around part of Lake Mead to see other parts of the lake. It's all dry volcanic rock and brown dusty dirt.  The newscasters on TV often refer to the monsoon period coming soon.  There apparently are times of the year ...

why soo hot? i can't sleeeeep, Lake Mead, United States travel blog

why soo hot? i can't sleeeeep

A travel blog entry by lucyholliday

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... to camp the night. It was incredibly hot, about 93 degrees Fahrenheit which is no fun and it didn't really cool down at all. Lake Mead is a random place, such old history and rocks and the landscape is amazing but so dry and feels totally weird to be ...

Day 72 – Sunday, June 9, 2013, Lake Mead National Recreation Area, United States travel blog

Day 72 – Sunday, June 9, 2013

A travel blog entry by travelagain

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... there.  But a lot of people were out on the lake in power boats and sailboats.  We also investigate some of the nearby lake shore.  This is a very big lake—more about it later.   Sunset was a nice treat to end a hot ...

See Grand Canyon Entry, Lake Mead, United States travel blog

See Grand Canyon Entry

A travel blog entry by youngcountry

See Grand Canyon ...

Day 74 – Tuesday, June 11, 2013 Part 1, Lake Mead National Recreation Area, United States travel blog

Day 74 – Tuesday, June 11, 2013 Part 1

A travel blog entry by travelagain

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... .  Today we took our delayed trip to Red Rock Canyon.  It’s on the other side of Las Vegas from the lake, but well worth the trip.  There is a 13 mile scenic drive through a land conservancy managed by Bureau of Land ...

Lake Mead and Hoover Dam, Lake Mead, United States travel blog

Lake Mead and Hoover Dam

A travel blog entry by eddieandwendy

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Yay, beautiful Lake Mead. Part of the Hoover Dam and Colorado river. Absolutely beautiful weather, warm and sunny, with sunsets to die for. Got to bring out the shorts and t-shirts. Got a great spot on the Lake's edge. Fantastic view to ...

Sure it's hot-but its a dry heat., Lake Mead National Recreation Area, United States travel blog

Sure it's hot-but its a dry heat.

A travel blog entry by mdrury

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Yosemite National Park to Death Valley to Lake Mead I’m up, packed and on the road by 6 am.   Not because I couldn’t sleep wondering where the bear would strike next but mainly due to the fact that I will be going through Death ...

A night on the lake, Lake Mead National Recreation Area, United States travel blog

A night on the lake

A travel blog entry by seaplaneadvent

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... in Las Vegas to clear out.  It is 3:30 pm.  We decide we might as well start taxing toward Las Vegas.  Lake Mead is very interesting with its rock cliff shoreline.  The rain has reached us and it rains hard for 3 hours!  It is ...

We found water on Mars, Lake Mead National Recreation Area, United States travel blog

We found water on Mars

A travel blog entry by hillaryandcase

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... in plans we were headed to Lake Mead. We had a relatively short 5 hour ride between the Grand Canyon and our destination.  Lake Mead is a bright blue reservoir on the Colorado River.  The lake is created by the Hoover Dam and is smack-dab in ...

Aug 12, 2014, Lake Mead National Recreation Area, United States travel blog

Aug 12, 2014

A travel blog entry by heidirahim

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Day 2, Lake Mead National Recreation Area, United States travel blog

Day 2

A travel blog entry by hayley23

Its never really dark at night because we are camped near the toilets and the light shines in, so when I wake up it is quite decieving. Woke up early waiting for the 06.00 wake up call by John Donovan - the machine who can do the work of 5 men, he's ...

Lake Mead, Lake Mead National Recreation Area, United States travel blog

Lake Mead

A travel blog entry by ahnsoo97

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McCandless arrived in Lake Mead National Recreation Area, Nevada on July 6. He left the pavement and drove down the riverbed to the south shore of the lake (desert) where he set up a tent. It began to rain after two days he set to camp. He saved all his ...

Toooobzzz, Lake Mead, United States travel blog

Toooobzzz

A travel blog entry by pollyhawkins

We thought we were seed collecting again today but we actually had to make nearly 400 lengths of irrigation tubing. It made me get blisters on 3 of my fingers, which when we went to the hot springs after lunch, made climbing extremely difficult.  This ...

Day 7!!!, Lake Mead National Recreation Area, United States travel blog

Day 7!!!

A travel blog entry by hayley23

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Last full day! Hoped for a day of seed sorting.  Started with seeds, after break went with Nicks crew to spread the remaining seed balls over the Arizona side of the dam.  Then litter picked. Back to the nursery and raked leaves, oh my god ...

Lake Mead, Lake Mead, United States travel blog

Lake Mead

A travel blog entry by karensongauh

Hikes from Lake Mead to Detrital ...

Day 4 of project, Lake Mead National Recreation Area, United States travel blog

Day 4 of project

A travel blog entry by hayley23

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... are more but remember another time.  Actually finished work today at 2.30 (unheard of), so we were taken to the Lake Mead visitors centre which was really interesting :-)  Then actually got to walk around the campsite down to the lake! Dinner ...

Day 2 of project, Lake Mead National Recreation Area, United States travel blog

Day 2 of project

A travel blog entry by hayley23

This was a full day of making seed balls, super boring but easy work.  In the morning I volunteered to do some clearing out of the greenhouses which was a little labour intensive with wheel barrowing etc. All this time I have forgotten to mention ...

Nevada Hot Springs, Boulder City (lake mead), United States travel blog

Nevada Hot Springs

A travel blog entry by pollyhawkins

We managed to arrive at camp next to lake mead just before lunch so we were able to go to the Nevada hot springs :D the walk was an epic one! it wasn't as long as the one to the Arizona hot springs but there was a hell of a lot of climbing involved! And ...

When I Melted :(, Lake Mead national park, United States travel blog

When I Melted :(

A travel blog entry by pollyhawkins

... at least! So that was really difficult! Then we put the stays in on the fence to keep it together. We then went to the lake to go swimming but I think it was even colder than yesterday! It felt like you needed your wetsuit. We then went back to camp ...

Lazy Day, Lake Mead national park, United States travel blog

Lazy Day

A travel blog entry by pollyhawkins

... of myself! We were then allowed to go to the lake where the other group was camping so we could go and have a swim in the lake. It was freezing but refreshing, especially as I hadn't had a shower for 3 days. We cooked our food at their campsite and then ...

Le Hoover Dam, Lake Mead, United States travel blog

Le Hoover Dam

A travel blog entry by anne-marie352

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... aller ŕ Kingman, et emprunter un bout de la mythique route 66. On en profite pour s'arręter au Hoover Dam (Lake Mead), qui est sur notre chemin. Ce barrage est trčs impressionnant: il fournit l'eau et l'électricité ŕ toute la ...

Hoover Dam, Lake Mead, United States travel blog

Hoover Dam

A travel blog entry by tmarks66

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On the way to Las Vegas we stopped at the amazing Hoover Dam to see what that was all about. It's an awesome place - built in the 30's in the wake of the depression, this project put thousands of men to work on one of the world's biggest engineering ...

Project 2: Lake Mead, Lake Mead National Recreation Area, United States travel blog

Project 2: Lake Mead

A travel blog entry by liz.mcturk

We headed back to Lake Mead for the next project although this time we headed to the Nevada side and stayed in a campsite near to Boulder Beach for the first three nights. We spent the first two working days doing odd jobs, the first day we drove between ...

Lake Mead - június 3. (csütörtök), Lake Mead, United States travel blog

Lake Mead - június 3. (csütörtök)

A travel blog entry by perec

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... mert elkészült a hajó frontfedélzetén sütögetett vacsi. (…) Az embert egy percig nem hagyják nyugton! Szóval: Lake Mead. A híres Hoover-gát (lásd még Szökés c. film Harrison Forddal) által elrekesztve, a Colorado-folyó ...

Day 4 of project, back to Flagstaff, Lake Mead National Recreation Area, United States travel blog

Day 4 of project, back to Flagstaff

A travel blog entry by hayley23

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So, up at 05.30 today so we could pack the tents away.  We did 5 hours of work from 7 to midday (our days are normally 10 hours 7 until 5).  Today was my lowest day, I really struggled physically which got me down and made me quite moody, also ...

Detrital Wash, Lake Mead, United States travel blog

Detrital Wash

A travel blog entry by leeyeeun

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On February 24, seven and a half months after he abandoned the Datsun, McCandless returned to Detrital Wash. The Park Service had long since impounded the vehicle, but he unearthed his old Virginia plates, SJF-421, and a few belongings he'd buried ...

Lake Mead, Lake Mead National Recreation Area, United States travel blog

Lake Mead

A travel blog entry by youngsik

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He arrives at Lake Mead National Recreation Area in ...

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