Extended Stay America - Chicago - O'Hare - North
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- Airport Transportation
- Multilingual staff
- Breakfast Available
- Banquet room
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July 10 to the airport, American securityAnother migrant story - our lovely Moroccan cab driver has lived in the USA for 17 yrs. Having wanted to become a lawyer he gave the game away before practising, finding the system too corrupt, too beholden to others so after working in construction with his father and driving trucks he left for the USA, where after a few years met his wife-to-be, a student at the time, 10 yrs his junior. She wanted to remain here and he gave ...
... Buckingham Fountain: we didnt see it with water but it would have been pretty spectacular if it was on
- John Hancock Observatory: go up to The Signature Lounge at the 95th and get a cocktail and you get the same views as the Observatory without having to pay a fee but its a sit down bar so you have to get a drink/appertiser/dessert (try ask the host very nicely if you could get a window seat)
- The Art Institute of Chicago for special exhibits and artworks. ...
... it green. Even this tradition started not by design, but by accident when some plumbers used fluorescein dye to trace sources of illegal pollution. When it was found that the fluorescein itself was not good for the river nor its inhabitants, they switched to the vegetable dye. So, that's just the tip of the iceberg of stories we learned about on our fantastic tour, and I highly recommend it, as it was one of the many highlights of our trip. It only went for an hour, but we got ...
... of friends, we left them there after half an hour or so and headed back to our hotel. Whilst walking past Cloud Gate (the 'jellybean' sculpture) and commenting on how many people were around, we noticed a wedding party making their way towards the sculpture for photographs. The bride wore a white dress that looked as though it belonged on either a wedding cake or a toilet roll holder - very frilly and perhaps overly ornamental. She ...
... my flight to Chicago was due to depart. Luckily it did eventually come and the driver earned his tip by getting us their in double time. The only other passengers were two guys on their way to Vegas for a school-sponsored cyber security convention. We had interesting chats about politics and stereotypes. I told them about the Browne review and explained "bangers and mash"; they voiced outrage at the high legal drinking age and assured me that Americans also hate Sarah Palin (no-matter ...