https://youtu.be/Ie0R96zoP1g Scotty's Castle in Death Valley National Park was almost wiped out of existence in a 2015 Flash Flood. Where this part of Death Valley would normally get maybe four inches of rain per year, it had 2.7 inches of rain in less than five hours. In February, I was able to be part of a small group of people to go out and visit the castle. To get an … [Read more...] about Scotty’s Castle Update
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So I had to do a dry run for a private tour planned for this coming weekend. That meant I had to drive through Boulder City. Yes, I know, I just Had To! As if I needed a reason to do it! Suddenly a bunch of really nice office filing cabinets stacked next to the American Legion caught my eye. Followed by the neighboring church backyard filled with some really nice looking … [Read more...] about You Need to Be in Boulder City This Weekend
Last weekend I went over to Seligman, Arizona to catch the beginning of the 32nd Annual Historic Route 66 Fun Run. As well as to catch up with the "Angel of Route 66", the man who drops the flag almost every year; Angel Delgadillo. [arve url="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mhcdjv3uom8" title="Scenes From Historic Rote 66 Fun Run - Seligman 2019" description="The 2019 Rote … [Read more...] about Route 66 Fun Run 2019 – Seligman Arizona
[arve url="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zBnQBkipwgU" title="National Park Fee Free Days for 2019 " description="The National Park Service list for fee-free days to all the national parks in 2019" /] The National Park Service has just released the "Fee Free" dates for 2019. The five days in 2019 that you will be able to visit any National Park in the country for free. … [Read more...] about National Park Fee Free Dates 2019
Out in the middle of the desert, ten miles from Sloan, Nevada, and just about the same mileage from the "Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas" Sign stands seven tall pillars of DayGlo-painted rocks stacked on top of each other. I kid you not! The Seven Magic Mountains called our name. Within the Ivanpah Valley, adjacent to Sheep Mountain and the McCullough, Bird Spring, and … [Read more...] about Visiting the Seven Magic Mountains
Maybe not ALL runners. You have to be a pretty baddass type of a runner to survive this race. It's called the “STYR Labs Badwater 135" as in it starts at Badwater in Death Valley. The lowest point in the western hemisphere and you run for the next 135 miles (48 hours) non-stop until you reach Mt Whitney Summit in California. The highest point in the contiguous United States! … [Read more...] about Calling all runners, Death Valley is calling!!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v8ZdqouKcR4 With all the recent media talk about the lack of water in Lake Mead, I thought it was time to go talk to someone about Lake Mead and let people know the other side of the story about the big lake we created when we built Hoover Dam. Why is it there? is it a National Park? Why was it needing protection and what can tourists do out … [Read more...] about Talking with a Park Ranger About Lake Mead [Video]
Nothing says summer in Las Vegas more than news releases for the upcoming World Series of Poker (WSOP)! The 47th Annual WSOP Begins May 31 and Runs Through July 18 at the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino, right here in beautiful Las Vegas. And this year they are really going High-Tech and social friendly! According to their recent news release. the WSOP is delving deeper … [Read more...] about The WSOP Goes Really High-Tech this Year
[arve url="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R_Ojb7_UPQE" title="The demolition of the historic Riviera casino begins" description="The Riviera Resort is being demolished. " /] How time flies! It's been almost a year since we last stepped into the historic Riviera Casino Resort to say our Good Byes. Once closed, it followed a Las Vegas tradition of being brought back to life … [Read more...] about The Riviera Demolition Begins
Looks like Wayne Newton is coming back for a show on the Strip, dumb-dumb gangsta-wannabe gets killed flashing cash he made talking about his sexcapade on the Linq Observation Wheel, we talk about Lake Mead National Recreational Area and Mark tries to understand what appears to be the new mating call for the millennials. All of that and so much more when Mark and Debbie … [Read more...] about 206 Wayne Newton, Lake Mead and the new mating call for millennials?