Vegas Convention Photo Album -- Page Three
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Are you experienced?
Saturday afternoon, we went to the Star Trek Experience at the Las Vegas
Hilton. It seems that I am the only Vulcan to ever yell "SHOTGUN!" before
entering a Federation shuttle... But, I'm getting ahead of myself. Note that
no photography was allowed on the actual ride itself; just in the entrance area
with the items on display, and in the shopping area.
Karen, Jeff, and I went in uniform. Kristy left hers at home, and Cristin
forgot hers back at the hotel. Glenn and Lisa didn't have uniforms...
On the way in, there were models, props, costumes (including Kirk's famous "I'm
going to get laid this episode" shirt), and other paraphernalia from the various
TV series and movies.
After we went through the Star Trek Experience ride, we got out into the
shopping area. The area was modeled after the Promenade deck on Deep
Space Nine (including a bar/restaurant called "Quark's") and had a number of
actors walking around in costume, make-up, and character as Star Trek
aliens. They were quite good; better than the ones I've seen elsewhere (like
at Paramount's King's Dominion theme park in Virginia); the Klingon
exchanged some banter with our group (as well as indulging in a little