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3 September 2016 - HOOVER DAM

HOOVER DAMG'day folks,Hoover Dam, once known as Boulder Dam, is a concrete arch-gravity dam in the Black Canyon of the Colorado River, on the border between the U.S. states of Nevada and Arizona. In the early 20th century, the U.S. Bureau of Recl...
by clancy tucker's blog on Sep 2, 2016

Hoover Dam at Lake Mead, Nevada

We get cabin fever in the middle of winter in Utah and like to take a weekend trip south to where the weather is warmer. About a month ago, we traveled to Nevada. We spent one day and night exploring the Hoover Dam area by Lake Mead. My favorite was...
by Outdoor Adventure Gals on Mar 20, 2016

Hoover Dam

Idag vart de lite roadtrip! Besökte Hoover Dam och Grand Canyon, riktigt häftigt och fint! Det är svårt att få med hur stort och högt detta faktiskt var!  Det är torka där också och man såg hur låg vattenlinjen var mot vad den br...
by Livet i San Francisco on Jan 16, 2016

The Hoover Dam Coincidences

It's funny how memories and connections come about. I was looking through some photos of a trip we had to the west coast of the USA. Later that day my Google+ friend Thex Dar told me about a video called the 10 Strangest Coincidences in History&...

US Road Trip Day 11: Hoover Dam & Grand Canyon

On the way from Las Vegas to the Grand Canyon we passed the Hoover Dam which was quite impressive. Hoover Dam is located on the border between the states of Arizona and Nevada.   No matter where we stayed in the states so far, people have been s...
by Karate and Caviar on Aug 24, 2015

It Ain’t Necessarily So – 1

Internet problems delayed the publishing of this blog, but here it is somewhat late. After long and intense reflection; some of a religious bent might say, “prayerful consideration,” 27 seconds, that’s long enough for any intense reflection; I...
by Second Wind Publishing on Oct 24, 2014

Anniversary In Vegas

Petticoat Junktion - Painted Furniture, Diy Home Decor, Flea Market Shopping Hey guys, I’ve been out of town for a few days. Me and the JTS {hubby} celebrated our 33rd Wedding... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website...
by Petticoat Junktion on Jun 18, 2014

Hoover Dam, An Engineering Wonder ~ #AtoZ AmaZing Photos

Laugh Quotes by Rhonda AlbomHoover Dam is a huge concrete arch-gravity dam on the Colorado River at the border between Arizona and Nevada in the USA. It gave 1000′s of people work during the great depression. Construction starting in 1931.  Ho...
by Laugh Quotes on Apr 8, 2014

Las Vegas you’re a dirty whore but I love you!

Vegas baby, Vegas! We meet again. Oh how I love thee you dirty bitch! Being that I am once again in Las Vegas attenting another convention for work I figured I’d give a shout out to my favorite place to work and … Continue reading ͛...
by The Regular Guy NYC on Apr 6, 2014

Visiting Hoover Dam while you are in Las Vegas

Exploring Hoover Dam And The New Bypass Bridge Hoover Dam is a true American icon. Rising 700 feet, the dam has been holding back the powerful Colorado River for more than 75 years. For Las Vegas visitors, it's a cinch to visit this historic landmark...
by eTravelTrips on Feb 4, 2014

Travel: There’s More to Vegas Than Casinos

  James Marvin Phelps / Foter.com / CC BY-NC   When you think of Las Vegas you tend to think of the same things time and time again. Whether it’s one of the many casinos, the shows, restaurants or many hotels; everyone seems to think the same...
by Jetsetera on Dec 17, 2013

I Paid For This

Ok, you all know that I had to spend the weekend in a casino hotel after delivering Friday morning. I decided to go outside Saturday & see if I could find anything to do to keep from sitting in the casino & blowing my money. You know how I lo...
by The Mindslam on Dec 3, 2013

Hoover Dam

I drove over to Hoover Dam early in the morning to avoid the crowds but that was not possible. There were more people there than I had seen the entire previous week.  I think they must have all come from Las Vegas. The dam was impressive from ev...
by Squirrel's View on Feb 9, 2013

Death at Hoover Dam

The Winnebago we lived in broke down for the first time a week before we nearly died at Hoover Dam. Ted the Drug Dealer set himself on fire while trying to fix it. We had left New Jersey in early June 1980 with Ted the Drug Dealer at the RV’s helm.

Death Comes for Us All

When It’s Your Time To Go…We were all doomed, and my mother knew it for sure. “When it’s your time to go, it’s your time to go,” she would say. The first time I heard it from her was around 1980, when we watched the movie Meteor, which wa...

Save 50% on a Las Vegas Helicopter Tour!

HURRY! For 3 days only, get 50% off a Las Vegas City Lights Helicopter Tour! This deal is only available for 3 days – so act now! You must book by March 3, 2011, to save 50%. This exclusive deal on a helicopter night flight over the Las Vegas Strip...
by Viator Travel Blog on Mar 13, 2012

Visiting The Hoover Dam and Lake Mead in Nevada

eTravelTrips.comThe Hoover Dam is an engineering feat that has not been duplicated in recent years. Straddling the boarder between Arizona and Nevada on the Colorado River, the world famous dam serves as the main source of electrical power, irrigatio...
by eTravelTrips on Feb 3, 2012

Oasis in the Desert

Each year, Brian and I leave our work behind and spend a week exploring the U.S.  This year, we flew into Las Vegas, rented a car, and made a loop that took us through Zion National Park, the Grand Canyon, Lake Powell, Sunset Crater, and back th...
by Southern Wanderings on Oct 3, 2010


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