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Thursday was a beautifully warm day here - 28C! Friday was not as warm but very pleasant and 'short sleeve' weather! It was perfect for walking around 'downtown' Chicago. Millennium Park was so pretty with its white blossom trees. We went to the 'bean' again - it's a big shiny stainless steel (looks like that anyway) bean shaped sculpture. It's fun to look in it like a mirror. We then walked along the famous Michigan Mile ...
Chicago at Last?!? Oh wait, that's right Budapest was supposed to be our destination of the night. What a crazy start to what is sure to be quite an adventure... First, our flight was on time, then delayed 30 mins, an hour, then 1.5 hours, and then eventually about 2.5 hours after our original departure time we loaded the plane. SUCCESS! or so we thought. We then sat on the Tarmac for 30 minutes which was followed by an uneventful ...
... when I can. I presume many will be belated. I also am not sure about the vanity involved in this so I will just write because I like to write. There is no pressure for anyone to read it.
If this doesn't end in disaster, it might even include some useful info on how to pack across America in a van with a toddler. I have done it many times and revel in the opportunities I have to show the world to my boy.
We will set off in the morning. See you on the road.
... an overindulgent night of visiting with an old high school buddy.
At that particular moment, I felt like hell, as he and I had been reminiscing into the wee-hours of the morning, swapping travel stories, all the while consuming copious amounts of cheap booze and chain-smoking cigarettes.
In the end, it turned out to be a great night, but not the best way to kick off a five month trip to Asia come morning seeing as how I still hadn't even ...
... whole state and then the Yukon territory, Alberta, the Dakota's, Minnesota, and then finally descending into Illinois.
It's hard to boil down our two week experience into concluding commentary. But for starters, I feel truly blessed to have been in the position to have made two fantastic trips to an extraordinary country. We kind of own the 'ugly American' tag if only from the narrow perspective we have existing ...
Other places to stay in Elgin
495 Airport Road, Elgin | 3 star hotelfrom $92
1780 Capital Street, Elgin | 2 star hotelfrom $78
500 Tollgate Road, Elgin | 3 star hotelfrom $80
2270 Point Boulevard, Elgin | 3 star hotelfrom $90
1585 Dundee Avenue, Elgin | 2 star hotelfrom $66
405 Airport Road, Elgin | 2 star hotelfrom $97
2480 Bushwood Drive, Elgin | 2 star hotelfrom $125