Saturday Road Trip!
Off to the Niantic Bay Half Marathon in Connecticut!
The drive up was hard - I have three quizzes this week and I was studying, while my wing-man was driving...
|Thanks, Wing-Man for being so supportive!|
We stopped at Mohegan Sun, the casino in Uncusville, Ct and had some lunch - wow that place is beautiful! And it's huge - it is the second largest casino in the United States!
Connecticut is very pretty. These were some of our views on the way to Mohegan Sun:
|I think this is the Thames River|
|That mirrored building in the back is Mohegan Sun!|
There are three casinos at Mohegan Sun: The Casino of The Earth, The Casino of the Sky and The Casino of the Wind
|Tiny bit closer shot of Mohegan Sun!|
We parked in the west parking lot and walked into the Casino of the Earth.
|Ceiling in entrance to The Casino of the Earth|
Mohegan Sun has beautifully captured tribal pictures and colors creating a magnificent atsmosphere.
|Mohegan Tribe Pictures|
|Glass Blown Sculpture|
The Casino of the Earth was full of huge waterfalls all over the entire casino.
|There's even a waterfall behind a bar!|
We stopped at Michael Jordan's Sports Cafe for lunch! It was super tasty!
|BBQ Chicken Spring Rolls - Mmm Mmm Good!|
The Michael Jordan's Sports Cafe is, of course a sports bar with a basketball flair. The leather on the back of the menu has a pebbled feel and looks just like a basketball. There are these huge wires from ceiling to floor that make it look as if you are in a huge basketball net.
|Tried to get the wires in the photo|
I thoroughly enjoyed the spinach salad with filet mignon - try it if you get a chance. Well, it was tempting, but I passed on the alcohol - I definitely decided to ...
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