How to survive Las Vegas

Las Vegas is a mixed bag - from extravagant, elaborate, expensive hotels and shops to rundown, tacky, poor regions. While the rich live the life of luxury, the poor seem to gamble all their money away. Travelling around Las Vegas is a unique experience. There are some amazing things to see which are mind blowing.... Continue Reading →

Last night in Vegas

The adventure dome theme park in our hotel Circus Circus is huge hosting numerous roller coasters. We chose a terrifying one which went upside down and sped around the building. I had to close my eyes it was too fast for me -  a fun adventure though. As darkness approached it was time to go... Continue Reading →

Downtown Vegas

Freemont Street in Vegas is insane. All kinds of walks of life stroll down the street, wearing all sorts of outfits. We took the zip line over the street peering down at all the wired and wonderful spectacles. I could see mobs of people walking up and down along the crazy looking casinos, shops, bars... Continue Reading →

The Blackpool of America

The last leg of our road trip went swimmingly and we soon arrived in Las Vegas ecstatic. As we pulled the car up to our new home for the next four days, the monstrosity of the sparkly, pink, shinny hotel was overwhelming. The parking facilities for the hotel are vast, there is a several level... Continue Reading →

Road trip day 1

After hauling my huge rucksack on my back, grabbing my day pack and checking out of the San Francisco hostel, I embarked on my journey to Las Vegas. I took a bus and a 15 minuit walk to met my road trip partner in crime at Montgomery Bart station. From there we took the train... Continue Reading →

Day 5 in San Francisco

I set off nice and early this morning to reach the Botanical garden in time for free entry (between 7.30 and 9am). It all started swimmingly leaving the hostel with plenty of time, finding the correct bus stop and not waiting to long for the bus to arrive. I was happily riding along looking out... Continue Reading →

Biking San Francisco

Today was the day I had been waiting for - bike hire day. After an early breakfast we began our journey. Turns out San Francisco is very hilly indeed. We reached the Golden Gate Park after pushing ourselves to the maximum, clambering up steep hills, cruising along the few flats and freewheeling down the declines.... Continue Reading →

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