Ravinia Guest House
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... now, but it's near the middle, just off a small square (not to be mistaken with the large square that contains statues of all 12 animals of the Chinese Zodiac. Completing our Chinatown venture, we hopped back on the train 2 hours later to head back into the zoo.
Next stop, Grant Park, which is actually right near our hostel. We stop by the Buckingham Fountain to see it in daylight before walking north to Millennium Park to check out the Cloud Gate aka The Bean ...
... there we took a water taxi to Michigan Street, then transferred to another boat where we took in the very interesting Architectural tour. a lot of the buildings are either modernistic, or Gothic in structure.
Pardon my bad memory, and ignorance of architecture, but I do remember that some of them have been designed so that there are recesses to allow the sun into the ...
... a seat around the bar. A couple of drinks and nibbles at rather expensive prices but hey it was worth it for the views and the photo opportunities. A few of us oldies may remember the Canadian singer Gordon Lightfoot who had a particularly eerie song called the " wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald" and remembering that I had to a have a beer by the Great Lakes Brewing Company called the Edmund Fitzgerald.
Time to head back to the hotel for a coffee and a good night catch up ...
... the USA. The displays of fish and aquatic creatures were great, however we got to see their show included with our ticket - this was not as spectacular as advertised! They had dolphins doing a few splashes, a sea lion walking about and some bulgar whales spitting some water. Then much to our amusement, they brought on a dog which they had just rescued from the pound. Apparently it was to show training techniques, but the dog ...
... burger at Ruby's. Next stop was the sky deck at the Willis Tower, got to the top and seen all the sights of Chicago and stood in the glass box over the city.
Heading out to find a jazz bar tonight.
At the jazz bar 'Buddy Guys' we heard a great band play and met Buddy Guy in person. loads of cocktails and a great night.
Tomorrow we leave Chicago and head to St Louis.