Doubletree Hotel Chicago Oak Brook
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Still trying to get used to the time-zones after 18 hours of flights and seven time zones so currently writing my blog, wide awake, at 5am in the morning after being awake since 3am. Big day today, collect my bike from Eagle Rider and I'm "on my bike" literally.
... quickly and I missed out on getting to have a look at everything. Oh well, I might get back there before we head home again.
We didn't forget the list today either so off we went to 'P F Changs', a very nice Asian restaurant, with again amazing food. I had a 'Hot and Sour' soup to try and it was beautiful. I'd never had it before and thought "When in Rome".
We raced home after lunch and got changed and sat around ...
... where we are staying. Our plan for today was simple - we would meet in the dining area for our complimentary breakfast, then make our way back towards the Old Red Courthouse by 11:00am in order to catch the first tourist trolley car for the day. This trolley car would take us on a 75-minute tour around the city, pointing out prominent landmarks along the way. Breakfast choices were basic - sugar-coated cereals, fresh fruit, yoghurt, a variety of light/fluffy/tasteless ...
... got there, we hopped on the bus and did a whole circuit. The idea was to find out the layout of the city but I think our brains were frozen, we got off at the third stop to get our free T shirt (they will come in handy) with the idea to walk to the second stop, this is where there was a Christkindle market, outside in the cold.
... it, and recreation areas. Had a walk in the gardens, the conservatory, and the zoo. There is a new baby rhino, but it didn't come out, and the polar bear thought it was too hot to be out and was waiting by its cage to go back inside. Stopped at the ball park home of the Chicago Cubs, the houses over the road have seating on their roofs. The guide told us all Chicago's history and who lived where. Saw Bugsy Malone's house. Saw the Sears Tower, which is ...