The entirety of the Las Vegas Strip is composed of resorts that offer vacationers a smorgasbord of escapism and gluttony. Luxor, however, stands out among its peers. Every resort on the Strip offers five-star dining, a labyrinthine casino and a resplendent swimming pool. Luxor, of course, offers these amenities, but in an environment that feels ancient and, somehow, especially important. The lights are located in a room 50 feet 15 meters below the tip of the pyramid and, when on, bring the temperature of the room to upwards of F C. The light and the heat attract moths to the top of the pyramid, which in turn attracts bats and then birds and other predatory animals.
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The resort, a story pyramid inspired by ancient Egypt , says that its Sky Beam, a powerful column of light issuing nightly from the peak of the pyramid, can be seen by airline pilots as far away as Los Angeles. But the beam has also become a magnet for grasshoppers, which experts say are drawn to ultraviolet light and could linger in Las Vegas for weeks. An unusually wet year so far in Las Vegas, which has already exceeded its annual rainfall average of about four inches, is responsible for the arrival of the pallid-winged grasshoppers, Mr Knight said. The insects migrated from southern Nevada and possibly from as far as Arizona, according to Mr Knight, who said they were not considered a problem species. Although some locusts are part of the grasshopper family, Mr Knight has reassuring news for the apocalyptically minded: These grasshoppers are not locusts. You can find our Community Guidelines in full here.
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Took a long time to check-in at 6pm on a Monday - 35 minutes wait. The room was good and the bed excellent. No advice or directions on how the find the ethernet cable or how to set up the connection. Once worked out - all was good.