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Views over Las Vegas  

Views over Las Vegas

photo credit: Rod Clarke
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October 30th 2014
On my flight to Las Vegas one of the movies I watched on the way was "The Edge of Tomorrow". Tom Cruise and Emily Blunt get to relive the day over and over again, basically until they get it right. It felt like I too had that opportunity, well only the once, as thanks to the miracle of the international date line I landed in Vegas before I left Sydney. Plot spoiler - my days went a whole lot bette ... read more
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5th November 2014

I must say, it's always so curious when foreign travelers say they want to go to Las Vegas and Los Angeles, since for us Americans, those are the last places we visit. And for you to do it all the way from Sydney--mind-blowing. However, it seems you found very exciting things to do and squeezed lots of pleasure and amazing experiences out of it--congrats! Glad you made it to Red Rock Canyon for some balance.
5th November 2014

It wasn't somewhere I chose to go, but I thought if I was going, I would make the most of it! I've been to LA a few times now, but that's a case of geography as from NZ or Australia that is the entry point, and when I've travelled to either Mexico or Central America it's a practical place to stop off and break up the journey. One of these days I would love to explore the real USA.
13th November 2014

Fantastic picture!
15th November 2014

Thanks! It's a great photo, I wish I could take credit for it :)

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