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Las Vegas, Nevada

Las Vegas, Nevada

There is perhaps no other city in the world that overflows with kitsch, bad taste, wealth, vice, gambling and at the same time is as romantic as Las Vegas. The richest people in the world go here to have fun, and the city has become a kind of symbol of the entire state of Nevada. Already more than 180 years ago, a 60-member caravan of the Mexican merchant Antonio Armijo, who was trying to get to Los Angeles with his…

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Hoover Dam, Nevada

Hoover Dam, Nevada

On the border between the US states of Nevada and Arizona, there is a concrete arch dam that was built across the Colorado River in the 1930s. Hoover Dam was named after the American President Hoover and was the largest dam in the world at the time. The construction of this massive dam was decided in 1931, after the area had been hit by catastrophic floods for the umpteenth time, which were caused by melting ice from the Rocky Mountains….

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