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World Trip 1998: United States of America

Highlights:  Andrew’s first overseas trip, Alcatraz, Disneyland, San Diego Zoo, Seaworld, Knott’s Berry Farm and Vegas. Photos Late 1998 almost exactly 12 years after my first world trip as a 12 year old in 1986 I set off on my … Continue reading

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Day 4 – Las Vegas to San Francisco, USA

Highlights: Gambling at Las Vegas Airport Shuttle pick up worked out well but had I really left Vegas yet… well no.  It’s around 9 am and I’m sitting at Las Vegas Airport and playing the slots how addictive is that??  … Continue reading

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Day 3 – Las Vegas, USA

Started with a visit to the Stratosphere Tower to view Vegas from 500 metres height.  Not a bad view, makes you realise you are in a desert, the only green places are the exclusive golf courses. From here we aught the … Continue reading

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Day 2 – Las Vegas, USA

Late start today getting up around 10.30 am, but with no sleep yesterday that’s not a big surprise. Finally dragged myself out to the strip and caught the Deuce bus service ($7 for 24 hours use).  We headed out to … Continue reading

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Day 1 – Melbourne to Los Angeles to Las Vegas, USA

Early start getting up at 6 am today with a big day of travelling ahead.  Checked in at 6.45 am thanks to a drop off from Reagan.  Mum checked out the duty-free and now has items waiting for when she returns … Continue reading

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World Trip 2009: Day 8 – Las Vegas to San Diego, USA

Another big driving day (about 5.5 hours), but first we had one more go gambling and somehow we both won, my mum won about $20 and I finished up $1 (hey it’s a win). My mum then used her winning … Continue reading

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World Trip 2009: Day 7 – Las Vegas / Hoover Dam, USA

Having cut the Grand Canyon out of the trip we still got to see the enormous engineering achievement that is the Hoover Dam. It’s hard to imagine how they built this; I guess they had problems since they lost 300 … Continue reading

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