Radisson Hotel Chicago O'Hare
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Time to load up the car and start the journey. So I'm leaving at 3 pm which means I should hit the afternoon rush hour around 4. Brilliant planning huh? Actually, the traffic turned out not to be bad as I took Interstate 80 to 355 north and then Higgins Road east to Touhy east.
A-ha! Arrived at the hotel just before 6 pm. The Radisson …
Made to Chicago o problem. Bite to eat. Few beers with Mitchell's and we will get a good nights sleep. Off to airport early morning. Next blog most likely from Beijing.
International travel is always accompanied by those inconvenient speed bumps, but this was more like a brick wall and has probably been the most ridiculous airport experience I've ever gone through. My departure from the US was met by a lovely snowstorm in Minneapolis that delayed my flight and led to a chain of frustrating incidents in Chicago. …
... interested in when it would finish than my surroundings so I don't remember much of it except my relief to be back on solid ground. Because that solid ground was in the forefront of my mind when I was up there and looking at some rusty screws!! My stomach decides for me and we make our way back home with a quick stop at Walgreens to get some supplies. Back home I make a ham and cheese toasted sandwich and park myself in front of the tv for the evening ahead. Good day all ...
... down to Chase Bank to deposit some money into my Indianapolis' hosts account to reimburse her for the postage for sending my bag to Denver. On the way back I grabbed a feed at McDonalds as I had decided to have a quiet night.
Not long after, the heavens opened, and I witnessed the most spectacular lightning and thunder storm I have ever experienced. It lasted for about an hour and a half and was constant. In New Zealand we might get some flashes ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet