On the day we landed in America...
Perhaps, Las Vegas is the most unlikely place for a Renaissance Fair. But guess what? Age of Chivalry (http://www.lvrenfair.com) is a tremendously popular event! It's an open-air festival, held annually in the beginning of October. The location could not be better - a huge park with shady trees, green grass and a lake turns into a… Continue reading Renaissance Fair in Las Vegas – Jo’s Monday Walk
Source: You heard it - China Town in Las Vegas. An unlikely attraction in Vegas, hardly a site comparable to San Francisco China Town, still it's a place to enjoy the annual New Year Festival. Here are all the elements of a successful and fun festival: Booths sell all kinds of Asian food, souvenirs, baboo… Continue reading Chinese New Year at the China Town in Las Vegas
I have always wanted to grow plants - flowers, preferably, and herbs, too. But so far, I had outstanding success at killing plants that I could put my hands on. Truth be told, they all could not endure my over-care. Thus I killed a cactus, a bamboo, an orchid, about 5 mint plants, couple mini… Continue reading Gardening in Vegas
It was freezing last night. And not because the temperature fell below 32 F, which it almost did, but because of the wind. Stepping outside, you feel being pierced by thousands of tiny needles, so sharp they easily get you through the bones. Despite annoying reminders from The Calendar, winter cold always catches me off… Continue reading Frozen?