Our first two times in Las Vegas we drank champagne in a limo driving down the Strip, rode amusement rides, watched friends elope in a little wedding chapel, saw Blue Man Group and Cirque du Soleil’s LOVE, dined fine Italian style at the always delightful Batista’s Hole in the Wall, and generally overindulged in a variety of vices. At any time of day or night there are endless things to see and do in the desert haven of gambling and entertainment, and each visit offers new experiences. With this in mind my wife and I chose to travel there again.
This time we traveled with a few friends, staying at the Hard Rock Hotel. Though located a few blocks away from the Strip it was an otherwise excellent base for us devotees of noise. My wife and I began each morning rocking out in our room, then exploring the memorabilia of music mega-icons displayed throughout the casino downstairs. This primed us for the many hours of excess and lust for life that awaited us. Continue reading