All that could be seen was the immense stature of brown; it seemed as if we were headed to an oasis of dullness and dryness instead of an oasis of bright lights and culture, as I like to call it. I had heard all the stories and begged to go to this sanctuary they call
Finally the car came to a halt and I carelessly threw the door open to stretch my short tan legs, only to be greeted by a pale sky that gave an ominous feeling to the hotel. It seemed as if this scene belonged more to a horror film then to the city of sin. Although it was an unorthodox first impression I still gave it hope. My family and I walked inside and were suddenly filled with the feeling of claustrophobia. Overcrowded seemed like the right term to describe Circus Circus, kids ran down the aisles screaming, sounds of ticking slot machines, and the screeches of loosing victims were heard throughout Circus Circus, and all I could think was, why?
The elevator ride to our room was a more peaceful event; it gave everyone a brief period of sanity. As my family conversed I started to daydream about my ideal hotel room, a room that could give competition to the Queen herself, a room with a view and soft fluffy pillows that accompanied a bed that gave the right support to every curve of the body. Who knew that when I walked in I would be shocked at how unsettling the room looked and felt? Outdated wallpaper, crunchy feeling beds, not to mention the whole room smelled like smoke, and the view, well let’s just say I saw bud-cracked construction workers.
Well who am I to judge for all I know the basis of our crappy room was based solely on the amount of money my parents were willing to pay on a hotel. Maybe the idealistic view of
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