Our main goal was to get out of the rain so we could skate. Vegas it is! For $400 each you can't really go wrong. The weather is like Vancouver fall weather. It is warmer during the day and cools off at night. The pool is open and 80 degrees but your face is a bit cold if it is out of the pool. It is perfect skate weather and this is the first time we have been able to really walk around Vegas comfortably.
How was the flight? This was our first flight with a seat for the boy. That was a lot better. Although he did sit on my lap for the last forty five minutes or so. He still can't sit and be distracted by one thing for a long time. So, it is constant work to entertain and distract him. He did good - but I wouldn't have wanted to be on that plane much longer. He was worse in the car on the drive to Bellingham.
Let's talk about Bellingham... or Ferndale. Would I park my car in this lot again (I-5 Park and Fly $2/day + $15 cab ride)? Maybe - depends on the length of the trip. I prefer to fly from Vancouver - no parking!
What did I forget? I brought the wrong phone charger. I was so tired at 5:30am after the dance show night I packed the Ipad charger instead of my phone charger. I have been so busy since Whistler that my left eye has been twitching. I am hoping this little vacation will release some of that stress.
We have been here since this time yesterday and so far, it has been amazing. We have had beers and appys, we have swam twice, and we went on a long walk and skate this morning before nap time. Now, of course it is nap time. Blog time :-)
Selfie! (Not really - but looks like it)
Up down - up down
Up down - up down!
Evening swim :-)
First beer since Whistler!! It was so yummy!!
Mommy's new shoes!! Thank-you Jonnycakes!
Skating near pyramids and gold buildings.
The next couple of days... Monday was super nice and hot!!
Up - Down!
Simpsons and raviolis
Plugged in child - not sure how we feel about this.
But it worked!
He is out!!
Which means we made it to the Pirate ship.
Simpsons? He can't believe it - Homer!
Up - Down
Dippin' chicken - this sauce was not a winner - take it out!!
Trying to open the door with the key card... wrong side.. but almost?
Aquarium - Sharks and Santa - at Mandalay Bay - This is the first time we have brought the boy to an Aquarium. He loved looking at the fish. WOW!
He was scared of Santa - he liked Homer a whole lot better.
Christmas tree - the boy liked the red ball - Christmas ornament.
Jonny's did you get that picture face is cute :-)
I hope this is the closest my little surfer will ever get to a shark!
I guess I am going to have to bring my kid to the Galapagos one day - he would love it.
The Fancy Dinner Date:
I had to take a selfie... don't I look pretty?
FUN DUNGEON at the Excalibur
He looks like he is chilling - but he sat like this for two seconds. Did I mention that my eye is still twitching? I have a new name for it: The Two Year Twitch or the Twitchie Twos.
Christmas Eve and Christmas
Here we go - Airplane time
Bye bye skate spot - we will search again next time!
Blaine - border - almost home.
Grandma and Grandpa's rocking horse.
Laya's old Barbie camper is still one of the boy's favourites.
The boy took a picture of dad with the Ipad.
Back home on Boxing day and playing with new cars :-)
He missed Bear!