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Jul
4
2008

Last Night In Vegas

Rohan had badgering me for the whole trip that we wanted to have a few drinks one night. Last night I finally gave in a decided that it was time for a final night blow out. Given that I don’t really drink it was pretty easy to get intoxicated in short time… especially when had a large margarita that was so strong it was like drinking straight petrol. Rohan pansied out of drinking his so […]

Jul
1
2008

David Copperfield

We’d been trying to decide what Las Vegas show we should go and see and not getting anywhere. When we moved to the MGM we saw that David Copperfield was performing twice every night so we elected to go and see him. So tonight we filed into the Hollywood Theatre inside the MGM Grand and witnessed a Copperfield show that lasted about an hour. There were about 500 people in the theater and everyone had […]

Jun
28
2008

Stratosphere Tower, Thrill Rides & Poker

Hui opted not to join us, but last night Rohan and I took a short cab ride down to the Stratosphere. The Stratosphere is the tallest building in Vegas and is the north most major casino on the strip. Upon arriving we headed up the lift to the observation deck. It provided spectacular views of both the Strip and Downtown Las Vegas by night. While the views were breathe taking, Rohan and I were really […]

Jun
28
2008

Shopping At The Factory Outlets

Just a few blocks from the south end of the strip is a factory outlet mall and yesterday we went there. I bought two new pairs of shoes, the price difference compared with home is kind of ridiculous. At home you pay $150 for a pair of Nike runners, here they are $50. I also picked up a few pairs or shorts, t-shirts, an NFL jersey and a few other items. Hui also spent up […]

Jun
25
2008

Road Trip: Morongo Casino, California

Doug and his friend Jessie picked us up about 9:30 and we started out on our long road trip to Cabazon, California to an Indian Casino called Morongo. Doug and Jessie are both under 21, so they can’t play in Vegas, but the rule for Indian casinos is only 18+ apparently. They were both involved in a car accident the other night, Jessie was the driver. They had a hire car and Jessie did a […]

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