May 06, 2008 GMT
5. Las Vegas

"Las Vegas Blvd" as the sign says or a short stretch of it is what makes LAS VEGAS

Rode along Interstate 40 and then onto Route 93 to Las Vegas via the Hoover Dam. Easy ride with some excitement approaching the Hoover Dam, Police were stopping all vehicles in both directions going over the Dam especially RV's, Vans and Trucks, they waved me through (missed again) so I could not ask what was going on, probably because my bike is not capable of carrying enough fertiliser to be worthy of their attention.

Arrived in Las Vegas early quite warm, walked around for a couple of days, the Mega Resorts are really MEGA, I have never seen anything like it.
Slot machines by the million, most of them unoccupied, shopping malls within the resorts, rides within the resorts, lots of people everywhere, lots of different languages, an amazing experience but I was glad to be out of there after 2.5 days.

The Route from Flagstaff to Las vegas
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In 3D
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Enroute to Las Vegas
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Hoover Dam
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MGM Grand
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Hooters
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Tropicana
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Free Slots ???
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New York, New York
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Tropicana
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Excalibur
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Mandalay Bay
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Luxor
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Monorail
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That Roller Coaster - A whiplash machine
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The Strip Lights
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Posted by Chris Desmond at May 06, 2008 05:26 AM GMT
 
 

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