Las Vegas, Housesitting and More

We recently had the opportunity to house sit in Las Vegas, returning to sit for a very nice couple who we originally met two years ago on one of our first house sitting assignments.  You can see a little more about it here.

While visiting Las Vegas (pics) we took the opportunity to have some nice meals, verified once again that we are no good at gambling, did some hiking in Red Rock Canyon and checked out the newest attraction, High Roller.

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Red Rock Canyon and Valley of Fire State Park

We took advantage of our time in Las Vegas to visit a couple of the nearby state parks.  Red Rock Canyon is located only 15 miles west of the Las Vegas strip.  The mountains in the Red Rock area were formed by a number of geological forces including fractured faults where the earth’s crust collided over millions of years and fossilized sand dunes. Some cliffs reach up to 3,000 feet.

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