Motel 6 Las Vegas - Boulder Highway
Travel Blogs from Las Vegas
Friday 27th August, 2010, Day 573
Reno, or as the locals like to call it, "The Biggest Little City in the World". I prefer to call it, “The Shitest Little Big Shithole in Nevada ”. It wasn't really that bad a place, like it wasn’t Manaus bad, but it did have a very stupid slogan. To …
Las Vegas! Though not originally in our plans, here is where we end up spending the night, south of the city in Henderson. The bright lights totally ruin the effect of the full moon! We are exhausted after driving through Death Valley, visually and emotionally drained. Very glad to have chosen that route, each turn brought more amazing images. The …
... building fašade is still
the same, and the replicas of the Brooklyn Bridge and the
Statue of Liberty is still there, but
they have taken apart the New York Harbor replica
area and the sidewalks are all torn up.
I will have to do some research to see what they are doing there.
The inside of the casino was renovated a few years
ago. That was a big disappointment when
we discovered it. When we first came ...
... with a couple more free drinks as well as another turn on the pokies. After being teased by the machines for sometime, we decided to end the night checking out the sights, sounds and people on the Vegas strip.
The next morning we decided to checkout the Stratosphere Casino and Sky-tower. I was keen to do the rides at the top of the tower, some 900 feet above ...
... hot we were surprised to hear that 16 of the last 19 days had been below average. Based on what it is like in Vegas when we land at 8.30pm I'm not sure that is going to happen here.
Don picked us up at the airport and took us to Caesar's Palace in no time. We check in and head to our room. The rooms are a bit flash but somehow the King bed looks smaller than the one in New Orleans.
Steve and Jo have ...