Fabulous Las Vegas!

Las Vegas, in Nevada’s Mojave Desert, is a resort town famed for its buzzing energy, 24-hour casinos and endless entertainment options. Its focal point is the Strip, just over 4 miles long and lined with elaborate theme hotels such as the pyramid-shaped Luxor and the Venetian, complete with Grand Canal; luxury resorts including the Bellagio, set behind iconic dancing fountains; and innumerable casinos.

From Rout 582 in the middle of the Mojave Desert is like a mirage, from thr dust emerges the Strip of Fabulous Las Vegas.

From Rout 582 in the middle of the Mojave Desert is like a mirage, from the dust emerges the Strip of Fabulous Las Vegas.

At the beginning of the strip on the North side one of the first Casinos is Circus=Circus.

At the beginning of the strip on the North side one of the first Casinos is Circus=Circus.

July 24-30, 2011. As a surprise trip we went to At the beginning of the strip on the North side one of the first Casinos is Circus=Circus.

July 24-30, 2011. As a surprise trip we went to At the beginning of the strip on the North side one of the first Casinos is Circus=Circus.

Luxurios Casinos throughout "The Strip" Encore.

Luxurios Casinos throughout “The Strip” Encore.

Express South a Futuristic bus at "The Strip."

Express South a Futuristic bus at “The Strip.”

The famous Wyn Hotel-Casino.

The famous Wyn Hotel-Casino.

Gilley's Las Vegas Casino.

Gilley’s Las Vegas Casino.

Gilley's Las Vegas Casino.

Gilley’s Las Vegas Casino.

Harras Casino, even on the daylight the bright marquee light are forever on.

Harras Casino, even on the daylight the bright marquee lights are forever on.

Caesar Palace Hotel-Casino

Caesar Palace Hotel-Casino

Hard-Rock Cafe-Casino

Hard-Rock Cafe-Casino

Water Channels in Vegas? You bet! Luxury all over at "The Venetian Hotel Casino & Boutique.

Water Channels in Vegas? You bet! Luxury all over at “The Venetian Hotel Casino & Boutique.

A team Hotel Casino; New York New York.

A team Hotel Casino; New York New York.

Paris Casino with a remarkable "Eiffel Tower-Restaurant" with great views of the "Strip."

Paris Casino with a remarkable “Eiffel Tower-Restaurant” with great views of the “Strip.”

Paris Casino with a remarkable "Eiffel Tower-Restaurant" with great views of the "Strip."

Paris Casino with a remarkable “Eiffel Tower-Restaurant” with great views of the “Strip.”

Paris Casino with a remarkable "Eiffel Tower-Restaurant" with great views of the "Strip."

Paris Casino with a remarkable “Eiffel Tower-Restaurant” with great views of the “Strip.”

Paris Casino with a remarkable "Eiffel Tower-Restaurant" with great views of the "Strip."

Paris Casino with a remarkable “Eiffel Tower-Restaurant” with great views of the “Strip.”

The Other Strip

A young Mexican scout named Rafael Rivera is credited as the first non-Native American to encounter the valley, in 1829 where Vegas is located.

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Also know as Downtown Vegas, across from Route 589 or E Sahara Ave a big contrast in Las Vegas: The Old Strip, with dilapidated small Hotels and Casinos, once booming is like a corpse in the middle of the dessert.

 

The defunct Sahara Casino, it has better times, this picture was taken before demolition.

The defunct Sahara Casino, it has better times, this picture was taken before demolition.

If it's in stock we have it (?). Really?

If it’s in stock we have it (?).
Really?

Behind the Bonanza General Store and high in the sky is the "Stratosphere-Las Vegas"

Behind the Bonanza General Store and high in the sky is the “Stratosphere-Las Vegas”

As ghost town Old Strip loneliness as empty Hotels try to attract the masses from the other side of the Avenue. Light here are dimmed some Chapels still around.

As ghost town Old Strip loneliness as empty Hotels try to attract the masses from the other side of the Avenue. Light here are dimmed some Chapels still around.

As ghost town Old Strip loneliness as empty Hotels try to attract the masses from the other side of the Avenue. Light here are dimmed but defiant certain death Motel going on their business.

As ghost town Old Strip loneliness as empty Hotels try to attract the masses from the other side of the Avenue. Light here are dimmed but defiant certain death Motel going on their business.

Aztec Inn Casino, I am Aztec, is my Tribe from México City, but a Casino in Old Strip? Who knew?

Aztec Inn Casino, I am Aztec, is my Tribe from México City, but a Casino in Old Strip? Who knew?

High on top of the "Stratosphere-Las Vegas" is a Bar-Restaurant where some adrenaline seekers find their mojo as the rappel to the street level on one rope!

High on top of the “Stratosphere-Las Vegas” is a Bar-Restaurant where some adrenaline seekers find their mojo as the rappel to the street level on one rope!