"Las Vegas - a 24 hour mad outragous city!" Las Vegas by MarvintheMartian

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The Light Fantastic!

Las Vegas is a 24 hour city. I have not been anywhere where there is so much going on at all hours of the day.

This is an amazing and yet eerie place. On the one hand lots of fantastic opulent buildings with fantastic shopping and resturants. Yet on the other hand you are in the middle of a desert region and everything around you has been created just for the illusion.

I would recommend a visit and if you go, remember this place is what it is - fun, commerical, a gamblers paradise, and yes fake - fun nevertheless!

An International Flavour

Las Vegas has been influenced by the culture of so many different places.

These Las Vegas landmarks are just incredible!

This is outside the Venetian looking towards The Mirage.

Everything is larger than life!

Here's a picture of the entrance to the Luxor - it's larger than the real thing!

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:So many different themes going on - something for everyone
  • Cons:Can be a bit busy for some
  • In a nutshell:Worth a week or so of anyones time - plus the Grand Canyon is in striking distance!
  • Last visit to Las Vegas: Aug 2003
  • Intro Updated May 9, 2016
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  • RIPKEN_HOF's Profile Photo
    Aug 24, 2005 at 1:56 PM

    ah, Sin City , luv the place,,free drinks while u gamble, Great P.R.!

  • ZanieOR's Profile Photo
    Jun 26, 2005 at 12:25 PM

    Enjoyed your page. Am starting to plan another trip to LV (with my 21-year-old son) so am starting to lay plans! Loved the Paris buffet for breakfast.

  • travelgirl3's Profile Photo
    Mar 9, 2005 at 12:02 PM

    Hi Martin, great Vegas page! We're visiting in a couple of weeks (surprising the kids) so your tips will come in handy, thanks! Penny

  • KaiM's Profile Photo
    Aug 15, 2004 at 4:26 AM

    Nice page! Vegas is fantastic - at least for a weekend trip. You're right about the Venetian. It is gorgeous complex.

  • buzzz's Profile Photo
    Aug 12, 2004 at 3:09 AM

    Isn't Las Vegas just the best! The ladies loo in the Paris Hotel are the poshest I've ever seen.

  • freya_heaven's Profile Photo
    Jul 15, 2004 at 12:59 AM

    I would love to visit this amazing place, you could do around the world in 80 minutes here!! Wonderful photos, you have a real knack. Another excellent page Martin (~_~)

  • CliffClaven's Profile Photo
    Jun 30, 2004 at 3:38 AM

    Love it or leave it

  • tpangelinan's Profile Photo
    Jun 12, 2004 at 5:38 PM

    Great page on Las Vegas! Wonderful photos and very helpful tinformation. :o)

  • Apr 23, 2004 at 2:07 PM

    I'd love to go to Vegas, impressive page, great advice! Thanks

  • cucaracha's Profile Photo
    Apr 19, 2004 at 3:48 PM

    Hi Martin. Great tips on Las Vegas, good luck in Houston!


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