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... of the Hoover Dam to give workers a place to live (at least that’s what they told us on the tour). We found our good friend McDonalds and attempted to get some blogs updated in the cool air conditioning.
Afterwards, we found a unique little pizza place called Tony’s Pizza that had lots of great reviews…we got a pizza to share and took it to the Lake Mead car park where there was no one around. We led on the back of the truck eating pizza ...
Our second day in Vegas, and, once again, we started the day with tea and hot chocolate in the room in the wee small hours. We had breakfast in the hotel, in the main buffet restaurant which was the typical enormous American affair with everything from bacon and eggs to full on steak, ham, pasta, and pizza. The sight of many oversized Americans carrying plates piled high with a disgusting array of food ...
... barbecued steak with mashed potatoes and salad, followed by a freshly cooked Brownie/sugar bomb (or as mark called it, 'diabetes on a plate!') to get the kids all hyper before bed!! We all headed to bed as it got dark. this night was clear (no rain or lightning this time) and we had the most amazing view of the night sky FULL of stars, including several shooting stars and bats flying around above our heads. This will probably be the most lasting memory of the trip for ...
... on the south by the Grand Canyon (or 'the Big Ditch' as they refer to it!) After some initial orientation and lunch, we went on a horse ride to the old ranch house and Gavin (head cowboy) told us a bit about the history of the ranch, his business and how the ranch works. Tom especially enjoyed the horse riding, even though he sneezed his way through it! Once 'back at the ranch', we were free to play ...
... that we stayed and watched the next show which was different. We were having so much fun but it was getting late and the boys wanted to go back and explore our own hotel more; so we left.
We got back to the hotel and I stayed in the room while the boys explored the hotel. It was a great day. When the boys returned to the room, we all fell quickly to sleep.