Tag Archives: Las Vegas

Picture Perfect: Christmas 2012 at Bellagio!

(We are republishing this post from Christmas 2012 so you can take a look at one of the most over-the-top holiday rooms we’ve ever seen — the Bellagio Conservatory in Las Vegas.  You just may get inspired to deck out … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Nighttime

If there’s a more lively place at nighttime than Las Vegas, we just haven’t been there (although Shanghai’s Bund comes close)!  It’s “lights on” everywhere — from the dancing Bellagio fountains to the uplighted Eiffel Tower at Paris Las Vegas to the brown … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Split-Second Story

On my first trip to Las Vegas, I wandered in and out of hotel lobbies just getting a feel for the city, the casinos, and, of course, the people who frequent both.  These two ladies were dressed for dinner, and … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Street Life

This week’s WordPress challenge — Weekly Photo Challenge: Street Life — brought me back to Las Vegas where I remembered streets filled with happy people seeking something quite different from what they experience at home.  Some “streets” were really overpasses where … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Juxtaposition

This week’s WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge: Juxtaposition: Wandering with my camera, I often find my eye drawn to strange bedfellows. Juxtapositions. Foils. Unexpected pairings. Like a table of Santas gambling in Vegas, perhaps?  So those normally on the giving end are … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Beginning

It’s only fitting that the WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge would focus on the word Beginning at the start of a new year.  The word itself makes me think of many personal beginnings — plans for work, renovations that need to … Continue reading

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A Word a Week Challenge: Metallic

When I saw the Word a Week Challenge for this week with the word METALLIC, I remembered something that caught my eye this past January. I was driving from the Las Vegas Strip on I-15 to a school in Clark … Continue reading

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Celebration time: 1st Anniversary for Oh, the Places We See!

It’s hard to believe, but one year ago we launched Oh, the Places We See!  We had just rented an apartment downtown in our own city of Knoxville, Tennessee, and pretended to be tourists for a couple of weeks — … Continue reading

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Seven swanky lobbies to see: Vegas hotels (Part Two)!

Come to think of it, selecting just seven hotels from all that Vegas has to offer is a daunting task, to be sure.  But thinking of which ones we’d like to see again, these really are our top sites to … Continue reading

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Something new (at least to me) at LAS!

On my fifth trip this year to Vegas’s McCarran, I saw something I hadn’t seen before.  Not at McCarran.  Or any other airport, for that matter.  But it’s probably been there all along.  I may have been too busy watching luggage spin around … Continue reading

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