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seeing beyond the stereotype

“While I was busy hating Vegas, and hiding from Vegas, a funny thing happened. I grew to love Vegas.”
- J. R. Moehringer

Okay, so maybe "love" is not exactly how I feel about Vegas, but there is more to Vegas than what you have heard or perhaps even experienced.  This city has a draw to it.  People flock from all over to come here to the entertainment capital of the world.  It is a city full of all sorts of will find here that which you seek.  Do not stay away just because of the stories you may hear.  Experience Vegas for yourself and then form an opinion.
Welcome to Vegas
year of the horse
fremont street experience
mirrored image roses are red
viva las vegas
sunset in the city
Bellagio Fountains
Okay, so this one is more about fun than me some Pawn Stars!
tourist trap


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