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Road Trip 109: The Angels & Death Valley

I slept in the next morning, rolling out of bed with sore legs. I’m getting too old for this shit. I decided to take my time and do some writing before heading off to the Hoover Dam. 1,575 more words

Wednesday, March 15: Hoover Dam and Valley of Fire State Park

We arrived at Hoover Dam Wednesday morning, right around the time it opened, so it was yet to be very crowded. Our first stop was the Mike O’Callaghan–Pat Tillman Memorial Bridge. 389 more words


Skipping the Dam Tour

On driving in…rocks, rocks.
Lots of rocks.

Mountains majestic…and desert bare.
Rocks, rocks. Lots of rocks.

My origins from East
Make West alien.

Arresting, rugged, tall, these rocks. 96 more words

Boulder City, NV - June 2005 - Hoover Dam

Hoover Dam is a massive dam that blocks the Colorado River on the Nevada/Arizona border. Built during the 1930s at the cost of over 100 lives, it has provided electricity and water to the southwest ever since. 24 more words


Waking up in Vegas!

Vegas isn’t usually my ideal place for travel; although, last week,  I found myself heading there for a work conference.

I have only been there once prior and vowed to do everything that Vegas is not known for.  469 more words

Everything Else

Week Eight - Four States in Seven Days

We are in Vegas for eight days and spent less than a couple hours inside casinos. Las Vegas is not just casinos – there are so many other more interesting stuff to do (if you are not into gambling). 44 more words


Another Beautiful Day

Apart from all of the memorabilia, the landscaping through Route 66 was pretty boring.  The land is very open and dry with lots of tumbleweed. 78 more words

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