Hey Up Every1, we've managed to find a tinterweb cafe at last. u'd think this gad damn mutha of a country would have these kinda modern day thangs on every street corner. Well, here goes....
Day One from the Big Boys House...
We managed ro contain the exitement of the trip by finding a nice little Chinese eatery near the airport in Manchester so being in true found tour tradition we decided to wang a few Stella's down our throat's just to ease the drought that was just about to set in. Ok, all sorted ..... Nah !!!! We decided that in order for us to sleep that a bottle of the finest red sleeping juice was in order. Eventually that was quoffed, then we set off to the room of sleep and farts...
Excitment could not be contained, therefore sod all sleep was obtained (and the fact that it sounded like a zoo with snoring and farting). Plan of attack was to wake about 5am and travel to the airport - Not ! We were awake @ 3am, too much buzzing going on !!
Cut a long story short, we eventually got here after 10 hrs in the air. the guy at the check-in must have known summit because he put us right at the end of the plane (good thing tho, never seen a plane reverse in2 a mountain). Lets say the air at the rear was fragrant and green. Flying into Vegas was awesome, never seen anything like it before - flew over the Hoover dam, noticed a small boy with his finger in it (don't know what was going on there!)
Ok, so we arrived @ the Luxor and let me tell you summit, unless you've been here there's nothing that can describe the place. Not just the hotels etc but the buzz and the heat 108f/42c ! (Like some1 put a George Formby grill in yer chops). We decided that to keep ourselves going we would stroll down the dstrip and take in the sites, and to see a hotel with a Lion Enclosure init is pretty darn nutz ! But Vegas is like that all the way (Blackpool on crack/speed and acid). Fed up of wondering the executive decision was made to locate a watering hole, and yes you've guessed it we found an Irish Pub playing diddly diddly music and fake leprechauns everywhere!
Stayed awake for nearly 28hrs, tjat was mnade easier by a hour or two in paradise (The Coyote Ugly Bar!) - see pics for our delight and jetlag cure. Don't ask us who danced with a midget, you can put your thoughts on the msg board. Eventually fell into bed about 3ish the next moring, completely feked.
Was spent trying to work out what the hell 'Grits' are ! Simon thought he was eating warm frog spawn, is faced turned inside out when he took his first spoonfull, funny as hell ! We went shopping for some cheap attire of the finest Yank tradition, you'll see this on the pics. We then just bummed arounf by the pool, got talking to some nice people (funny, they enjoyed our company) Got a feeling they didn't understand a word we spoke ! Especially after a few cocktails in the pool, followed by a bucket of suds (beer for you limies)!
Took Simon for is 1st steak in the USA, see pics for yugeness (nuff said). After the Desperate Dan extravaganza, all we cld manage is waddle and a sleep. Yet again the room had green mist and a strange odour to it - must ring guest services.
Day 3 (today 15/6)
Gonna do maore sightseeing, and then maybe book a show and a heli chopper ride over the Canyon, never been on any1's chopper before (fnarr, fnarr...) We're ooff driving 2mrw, taking the next leg of our journey towards Yosemite Park and possibly Lake Tahoe, check back soon.
Take Care Fans, missing you all (HAHAHAHAHAHAH)
Bat 'n Tats
PS - Foto's to come, tinterweb access is rubbish to say the least. Off for brekkie and a gamble...