Oakwood at Indian Ridge
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... area is in its 15th year of a drought. Returning to the truck we drove across the top of the dam to the AZ side, where there were several overlooks of the dam and lake, the road dead ended and we were forced to drive back over the dam. This roadway was the principal way to cross the Colorado River until a new 4 lane bridge and highway was constructed over the river, improving the traffic flow between NV and ...
... onto the strip in the scoarching hot sunshine. We snaked in and out of the hotels in amazement at how big, grand and spectacular they all were. First stop circus circus, and a bit to eat or should i say a feast to eat, avoiding our own previous advise we ordered a club sandwich each....a sandwich made with 3 slices of bread with about 3slices of turkey, 3 slices of ham and bacon along with a whole bag of crisps, unreal (we now understand why the Americans are ...
... casino. The bellagios theme seemed to just be more classy and bright colours. As we walked outside we saw the fountains were going off so we ran to see them and they literally stopped just as we got there. So disappointed. So we continued looking in casinos and figured we'd come back to them. We then went into the cosmopolitan, this was amazing. With chandeliers and sparkly stuff everywhere. There were girls dancing on bars and even girls swinging ...
... temps. This lead to a slower-than-desired start to our climbing trip, but we got up some stellar climbs nonetheless and re-introduced ourselves to climbing on desert sandstone!
Lindsey enjoying a stroll up the Great Red Book
Lindsey heading up ...
... parts of town, we ended the tour at Fremont Street.
Fremont St is where it all began in the early 50's with neon lights burning 24/7.
Leaving the Segway's and heading off, we found an interesting collection of ummm "people".
Sitting down to the biggest burrito's we have ever seen at about 3.00pm, negated the need for dinner, so we spent the evening at Caesars..
PS, I've attached a video Brad made of our trip from LA to Vegas... Just for a giggle...
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