Sunday, June 04, 2006
A different view
As we fly around Hoover Dam, we get to see it face on.
Las Vegas History - 1829 - Spanish explorers led by Antonio Armijo search for water on the route to Los Angeles. Probably directed by the Paiute or Ute peoples, the party finds springs in the middle of the desert, and name the area Las Vegas, Spanish for "the meadows."