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An Adventure, Celebration and Exploration in Vegas, Fall 2020

Discussion in 'Vegas Trip Reports' started by Flowers, Sep 24, 2020.

  1. Flowers

    Flowers VIP Whale

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    My Trip Report

    I am en route, actually landing shortly.

    I am excited and honestly, a little nervous, especially when I saw a desolate Terminal 5 at JFK on a Thursday night. But my Jet Blue experience has been wonderful, calming and restful.

    Nails aren't done, I am a bit of a mess, but I am almost there so life is good.

    Weeks ago I viewed this trip as a celebration of life, family and friends. Long story short, my mother has had 3 health emergencies in the last 6 weeks and that's where I have been until just a few days ago. Almost thought she might not be here, but she is very much alive, back at home and on the mend. So even though she isn't flying with me and I am sure our beloved Vegas will not be at her finest, this is definitely going to be a celebration and a serious amount of relaxation.

    I won't post as much as others but will do my best.

    Encore Tower Suites for the next 16 nights, the Grand Canyon, other outdoor adventures, museums, great food, spa treatments, pool time, lots of winning (I hope!), and spending time with new and old friends and family during the latter part of my trip.

    Here we go. Some photos to start.

    Onward!
     
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  2. Flowers

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  3. JaDubya

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    Oh my goodness! The @Flowers TR has started. You could see it building over the past couple weeks. Excited for you. :woot::woohoo:

    I’m glad your mom is doing better.
     
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  4. Bigolcamel

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    I’m really looking forward to your report! So great to hear your mom is doing better. Be safe and enjoy. Even with the different vibes I’m sure you’ll have a great time.
     
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    So glad things are improving at home. Here’s to all you planned and more. Hoping for many positive memorable moments for you. :woohoo:
     
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  6. Skyler

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    I'll be interested to hear your take on how safe you feel. Not just at Wynn/Encore, I know you have plans to go lots of other places.

    Have a wonderful time!
     
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    So thrilled for you @Flowers !! Wish we could meet up again (oh shit wait, you're there for 2 weeks! I might need to pop over one weekend!).

    Have a fantastic, winning epic trip! And eat all the amazing food plz. :)
     
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  8. MikeOPensacola

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    Warm up those slots @Flowers. :) Have a great time and I’ll see ya in a few days.
     
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  9. 3OfDiamonds

    3OfDiamonds Vegas is Fabulous When You Degen Responsibly ;)

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    Yay :cool: I’m so glad your mom is on the mend and you have a good chunk of Vegas time awaiting :love: Looking forward to seeing/hearing as much as you wish to share; stay safe, win lots, have a blast, and get all the R&R you can handle :thumbsup:
     
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    B T Engineer, gambler, drinker. Order varies in Vegas.

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    Glad your mom is doing better! Hope by the time you return that you have decompressed and had a good time in Vegas! Love the Jose Andres pic is that a hint where you might eat? lol Nice Rolls Royce too. Encore must spoil you. Good luck and following! :)
     
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    Watched a documentary about Diana Kennedy that Jose Andres produced. Great piece and I will be dining at three Mexican restaurants while here, including Jaleo.
     
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    Home! ❤❤❤

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    Slightly fewer bathroom amenities but most still here.

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    Normally I do my deep cleaning now :) but I am heading out to check into the Palazzo before midnight, get some air to process that I am in VEGAS, play a bit, clean, then crash with early rising tomorrow for a full day of pampering and playing: nails, massage, facial, Master Class, and then hopefully a lot of winning.

    My birthday trip last year was BRUTAL gambling wise, even though it was otherwise a spectacular trip and the last time I was here in late February it was also a fun, but losing trip, so I feel, or at least hope, that the bad gambling karma is out of the way.
     
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    PPE Shot.

    I brought a large bag of supplies and this does not including my cleaning material. Lol.

    My driver asked if I wanted a couple of masks and wipes and I said sure, I'll take what you have. :)

    Supplies I believe are everywhere but I am definitely set for PPE, wipes, etc for two weeks.

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    I’m so here for this EPIC TR!! Not being able to travel to Las Vegas, three trips already cancelled, your TR will bring so much joy!! :blowkiss:Wishing you all the luck!!
     
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