Under the Board Walk

Ok not literally. Because it depends. Sometimes it is the sea underneath, other times the sandy ground. So unless one is a tunnelling rodent, it isn’t easy to walk under the board walk. Except in some places of course where you can see on instagram.

This post is a reminisce that harks back to the late 1990s when we first made the journey to the US as a couple.

Like its peer Las Vegas, Atlantic city thrived on gaming revenues. But that was in the 1990s and perhaps early 2000s. Unlike its peer though the city did not manage to keep up its attraction to gamers as competing venues sprung up. The advent of the great recession did not but further help fuel its decline in this “industry”.

Our handprint story here is a short one.

See how grainy the feature picture is? Well that is to demonstrate that back in the day we did not have a lot of easily available information as it is now with the web. How’s that relevant you ask? Well, for one it meant that because of the limited time we had, we did not do a lot besides walking the famed board walks.

Have you been to Atlantic city lately?

Author: Mel & Suan

Mel works his day job for a living, but lives for antiquities, history and geography at all other times. He enjoys writing and thought sharing and obviously traveling. Suan is a homey person, who like girlie stuff such as cross stitching etc. Enjoys shopping & modeling for Mel. What a match!

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