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Muitas pessoas juntam o passeio de Las Vegas com a Hoover Dam e a borda oeste do Grand Canyon.

Como a gente decidiu visitar a borda Sul do Grand Canyon passando pela Navajo Bridge, a Hoover Dam ficaria fora de nossa rota, portanto decidimos fazer um bate e volta na represa mais famosa dos EUA enquanto estávamos em Vegas. 550 more words

America 2013: Grand Canyon

It has been way too long! hahaha As we went along the trip in America, I just didn’t have the time to pull out my laptop and write anymore :p It then slipped out of mind until recently some friends brought up the topic of a travel blog, and I was like “Oh ya! 690 more words


Weekly Photo Challenge - Boundaries

The Hoover Dam is an impressive boundary both for humans and the Colorado River.


Day Six: Grand Canyon to Slide Rock to Hoover Dam to Vegas

The morning started out with a drive to Slide Rock State Park, which if you haven’t heard of you should definitely look into. If the child in you is as alive as mine is, then you’ll love it. 492 more words


Hubris at Hoover Dam

The most eloquent lines in President Roosevelt’s address at the dedication of Boulder (later renamed Hoover) Dam and Lake Mead (September 30, 1935) eulogized the transformative results of these engineering achievements. 820 more words


September 30, 1936: Hoover Dam Dedication; 1882: First Hydro Power Plant in US

September 30, 1936:  Hoover Dam Dedication by U.S. Secretary of the Interior, Harold L. Ickes and President Franklin D. Roosevelt. Click HERE for an audio recording of the dedication.  357 more words


Colorado River Dory Trip

I have never had much experience with river running aside from the floating sessions down the Kings River years ago or weekends on the houseboat but whitewater rafting has always been an interest for me I just have never really had the opportunity to get into it.   2,324 more words