Vegas Baby May 3rd 2010 Above panorama: Las Vegas Strip as seen from The Mirage's parking deck
From Los Angeles, it's a 4,5 hour drive to Las Vegas, just across the state border in Nevada. I went there for just 2 days to experience the bright lights, 24 hour action and play poker in one of the casinos myself.
On the way to Las Vegas, about half way and in the middle of the desert, there's the ghost town of Calico, wha ... read more
North America » United States » Nevada » Las Vegas Britain's American colonies broke with the mother country in 1776 and were recognized as the new nation of the United States of America following the Treaty of Paris in 1783. During the 19th and 20th centuries, 37 new states were added to the origina... ... read more