Thursday, January 21

Destinations

Las Vegas: one city, many destinations

Destinations
You'll have heard the old saying, "Join the navy to see the world". Well, you don't have to join the navy; just take a holiday to Las Vegas and you can be in two or three continents in the space of a couple of square miles. Desperate to outdo each other and attract your attention, the hotels in Las Vegas have turned themselves into mini replicas of tourist attractions fromall over the globe. Where else can you be in Paris one minute andEgypt the next? Egypt Take the Luxor Hotel and Casino, for example. As with everything in Vegas reality takes a back seat and fantasy takes over. InEgypt you can go and visit the Valley of the Kings and stand in awe before the Great Pyramids; in Las Vegas you can eat yourbreakfast in one. The Luxor Hotel is in the shape of a pyramid and the whole place pl...