Viva Las Vegas! Part 1

Vegas was super affordable for us.

We don’t gamble and we don’t drink.  It’s not a religious thing. We just don’t care for either one.  That fact along with these:

~~~We didn’t have to pay for gas because Der drove a company car.

~~~We got a super, mega, fantastic rate at The MGM Grand.

~~~We brought 50% of our own food.

~~~We took in all of the free shows and sites.

meant we were able to do the whole trip, for a family of five, on less than $300.

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The boys looking at the airport while we waited for the hotel elevator.  We were on the 23rd floor.

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Our comfy room.

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Ami said the mean queen in the picture “freaked” him out.

The lion habitat at the MGM was amazing.  The trainers actually get in there and interact with them.

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This is what it looks like to be standing in that plexiglass tube.

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Then we went to the M & M store.

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I love, love, love these guys!

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Right next door in the Coke store, the Coca-cola bear was super cute.  He could blink and wiggle his ears and kept pretending to eat everyone’s head.  He had us all laughing.

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As we were leaving that store a father who was leaving gave us 2 game cards for Gameworks. The boys got to play all of the video games they could handle for free, until I got bored about an hour later, and we passed the card onto another family, with the hope that they would do the same when they were done.

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Conrad and I amused ourselves while we waited for the others to finish their games.

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Then we went back to the hotel for some pool time.  I wasn’t brave enough to take my camera with me though.  After a late lunch and rest we went back out to the strip.

More on that tomorrow.

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