USA – Las Vegas; The City that never sleeps (1)

Hi!! Hope you enjoyed my earlier series on my day trip to Grand Canyon. If you have missed it, you can drop in and have read; USA – Spectacular view of Grand Canyon

Well this is the continuation from my Grand Canyon trip back to Las Vegas. By the time I reached LV, it was already close to 8pm plus.

The tour bus dropped me back at my motel and I headed straight to Fermont  street as I wanted to catch the Light and Sound show which illuminates the 1,400 feet long Space Frame. This space is 90 feet in height along Fremont Street from Main Street to Fourth Street and has created a spectacular foyer for the existing resorts.

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Well you can’t tell anyone that you been to Las Vegas unless you have been to the Strip or Las Vegas strip which is the Las Vegas Boulevard. In fact Las Vegas bills itself as The Entertainment Capital of the World, and is famous for its mega casino–hotels and associated entertainments.

Since 24 hour  pass to all RTC Residential Routes, Strip & Downtown Express (SDX) and Deuce on the Strip. Now it’s USD8 (cant remember how much was it back then). Got into one, paid and took the ride till nearly the end of the Strip. Got down at the NY/NY Hotel & Casino.

It was still busy and so brightly lighted up at 10 pm. Could feel the heat from all the neon lights even the weather was a quite cool.

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As usual I would stroll down the strip in direction I came from; back tracking.

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What a sight! Even they had the ‘Statue of Liberty’  in Las Vegas.

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Harley Davidson Cafe next to Planet Hollywood Hotel and Casino.

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Eiffel Tower !! Do you think I can get to the top of this in Las Vegas?’This is the Paris Hotel & Casino.

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Maybe not but I got under it instead. =)

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Right under ‘Eiffel Tower’ looking up from Paris Hotel & Casino.

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Another Hotel & Casino; Ballys

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Well… I just started my night walk. So catch me and see what’s next in my next posting on this new series. =)

USA – Spectacular view of Grand Canyon (6)

Welcome back! This is my last posting on this series in Grand Canyon.

We are at the Grand Canyon Village. This is the last stop before heading back to Las Vegas.

View from one the windows of a shop at the Village.

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They even have guides to give a talk which I saw along the way.

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Another magnificent view of Grand Canyon.

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One of the lodges.

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Another beautiful view….

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The Tusayan Ruin and Museum. I did not get a chance to have a look inside but I bet it will be interesting.

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Well, after that it is on my way back to Las Vegas with the sunset view.

Grand Canyon is really indeed a beautiful place to if you have the chance.

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Do catch my next series which is the 1 day 1 night walk in Las Vegas. If you have not followed me, do click and follow me on my blog. =)

USA – Spectacular view of Grand Canyon (5)

Hi!! Glad to know you are still with in this series. If you just join me, welcome and I hope that you got up to speed on this series.

Where did I left off? Oh yes, we are at Mather Point.

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From there, we headed near to a campsite where there an information center (cant really remember much after so many years)

Some information about Grand Canyon….

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weather..  (this is specially important if you are planning for a hike)

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They even have a cycling trail if you do not intend to hike.

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Our next stop was the Grand Canyon Village area. In this area, there a couple of lodges. Guess it is the start of the Village Route and also the Hermit Rest Route trail.

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Another nice place to enjoy to beautiful scenic views.

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Breathtaking view…..

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Join me on my last posting on this series before heading back to Las Vegas and to see what they have to offer. So, do click ‘follow me’ and see what in te next posting. =)

USA – Spectacular view of Grand Canyon (4)

Hi!! Thanks for staying along with me till now. We are halfway through this series. Hope you are enjoying the spectacular views of the Grand Canyon.

Even this little friend here; the squirrel knows how to get the visitors attention. =)

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As the Grand Canyon is a large area and the area that I am now is known as Kalibab Trail route.

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A view near the route to Mather Point.

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If you have time and an well prepared, you can also follow the Rim trail as seen below.

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A brief introduction of Mather Point.

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This is view from Mather point. Isn’t it spectacular? In fact, every point is spectacular. Breathtaking views!!

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Beautiful coloured layers rocks formed in the Grand Canyon.

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Well… pls dun stop. I have more coming. This is halfway point. Stay with me on my next posting on this series. =)

USA – Spectacular view of Grand Canyon (3)

Welcome back. It will be a long ‘walk’ along here. Let’s get going.

I headed to the Canyon View Plaza where we could walk along the path. I will let the pictures speak for themselves. =)

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another breath taking view….

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Me and my shadow….. haha.. me in my roman slippers.

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Just looks like painting but it is actually real….

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Beauty of nature that took shape……

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Want more? then stay tune. More coming up. Just click ‘follow me’ if you haven’t. =)