It's hard to believe that Lake Mead is man made. I had never seen it at sea-level, but rather always from 37,000 feet up in the air. From that vantage point, it is much more awe inspiring as you can see the lake, the surrounding canyon, the color palette is quite arresting.
We went there after Red Rock Canyon, since we had the car that day, and enjoyed the freedom of wind rushing above our heads. We did pass some small towns on the way there, specifically Boulder, where I insisted we get out, as it is designated by the government as a historical site. Well, aside from a couple of antique shops, and a very large souvenir store with imported Mexican arts & crafts, it was difficult to assess th...Read More