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Las Vegas: Bellagio

This is one of the hotels I love to visit over and over again in Vegas - the lovely Bellagio.  Apart from the dancing fountains housed on that lake (photo below), it's interior I find absolutely enchanting, elegant and impressive.  When we visited last week, we swore to stay there for our next visit.
Brilliance abounds inside our breathtaking Conservatory & Botanical Gardens. The attention to detail is astounding. The passionate display of nature in all its awe-evoking glory - quite simply, sensational! Let your imagination wander as you assume a leisurely stroll amongst rare natural finds selected distinctively for Bellagio from all over the world.Admire the essence of every season recreated with exceptionally gorgeous plants, flowers and trees thoughtfully arranged to inspire full splendor. Specially designed lighting spotlights every flower to accentuate its best features. To ensure the Conservatory & Botanical Gardens maintains magnificence 365 days a year, 140…

Las Vegas: Luxor And MGM

I took about 700+ photos, and please don't ask why. I just went snap crazy. The themed hotels, shows and blinking lights of Las Vegas were a photographer's delight. I'm hoping I'll be able to share all the good photos with all of you. Today, I'll start with the hotels - Luxor and MGM.

Luxor - one of the most interesting hotels I've seen. I thought the passage underneath the obelisk was cool.
Close enough for a pyramid imitation.
Luxor's sphinx
Obelisk and palm trees
Goat sculptures near the hotel's entrance.
The pyramid and the face of the sphinx. The railing you see there is for the tram connecting the hotels Mandalay Bay, Excalibur and Luxor. It's an easy way to visit each hotel especially during the hot summer months. On this visit, we chose to walk the Strip's entirety since the temperatures were still in the 60s and 70s.
A closer look at the obelisk.
I heard these are desert palms from Florida.
Here's the famous MGM Lion that roars when the movi…


"But calm, white calm, was born into a swan" Elizabeth Coatsworth
(Photo Credit: Jeff N)
This is a scheduled post, and I'm wishing everyone a great start to their week. Let's start Monday with calm and smile.

What Do You See?

I see abstract art.
 What about you?

I will be the gladdest thing
Under the sun!
I will touch a hundred flowers
And not pick one.
~Edna St. Vincent Millay, "Afternoon on a Hill"

I'm on vacation, but feel free to check my review on Taste of Saigon and my rant about a lady with a bloody ankle at Beauty Within.

I wish everyone a vibrant weekend!