Monday, February 28, 2011

Lethal Stuff At The Atomic Testing Museum

Don't know what's more lethal - that big, glowy thing or the Protecal can of 14-day survival. On the bottom, a caged camera they sent to the Chilean miners - what atomic testing has to do with trapped miners I'll never know.

Sunday, February 27, 2011

Down In The Shelter

The Atomic Testing Museum has reproduced a 60s nuclear shelter Vegas style - inside Dean Martin and Frank Sinatra are entertaining as you sip on government issued emergency water and some woman has become separated from her arm.

Friday, February 25, 2011

Lounging, Drinking And Eating At The Cosmopolitan

Might as well call this Cosmopolitan Images from now on - it has such a different vibe from anywhere else (hope that lasts) that I've only been visiting here if only for the music.

Monday, February 21, 2011

Arriving At The Cosmopolitan

You know you've arrived, because it says so - and then you check in.

Friday, February 18, 2011

The Cosmopolitan Is Also A Cocktail

The Cosmopolitan is not only a casino resort, but a cocktail and they might serve the best ones in the world.

Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Free Live Music At The Cosmopolitan

And not just any old cheesy music. The sports book is turned into a music venue on weekend nights - top photo: the tremendous Davy Knowles, a young rock-blues genius and below, Eli "Paperboy" Reed, who gets the place stomping and rocking. Vegas lounge has been re-invented.

Monday, February 14, 2011

The Luxury Crystals Shopping Mall

Nobody buys anything at the Crystals mall - if millionaires shopped here, they wouldn't remain millionaires. It's a fantasy show place for expensive brand names and not exactly crowded with bargain  hunters.

Friday, February 11, 2011

Fun At The Cosmopolitan

Crowds arrive at the Cosmopolitan - you can have the best cocktail in the world at the Vespers bar (all fresh ingredients) or you can go upstairs for a quiet game of pool and a good book.

Monday, February 7, 2011

Vegas Overrun By Giant Rabbits

The Bellagio outdid itself in celebrating the Chinese New Year - the year of the giant rabbit. Pictured is the money our Asian guests bring us.

Friday, February 4, 2011

Escalators At The Cosmopolitan

Since the Cosmopolitan is tall, but narrow, escalators abound. Luckily, there's a bar at every stop in case you're parched after your journey.