|Sunrise over Las Vegas. No we didn't stay up all night.|
Las Vegas, is well, Las Vegas. Lots of opulence, lots of OTT style. Lots of opportunities to be parted from one's cash.
We hadn't made the drive from LA to LV in almost 20 years, but I'm so glad we chose to drive this time rather than fly. The weather was mostly lovely (a few rain squalls) and we had the opportunity to eat lunch here:
The Mad Greek in Baker, CA. The Gyros were quite good, and the coffee was excellent.
I was amazed at the quality of photos I was able to snap with the iPhone while zipping down the highway (le monsieur driving, of course).
We settled in, then wandered about the hotel and had a cocktail before a delicious but rather haphazard and frenetic dinner last night at a favorite seafood restaurant, then played a bit of blackjack. I don't play to win, I play to drag out losing as long as possible, but we had good cards and actually walked away from the table having almost doubled our initial (small) pot.
|Lobby at Wynn|
We had to do the obligatory shot: