Holiday Inn Countryside
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... on the bus, but it passed quickly and by the time we got off it had passed over. This pier was used many years ago as a transport hub for shipping out the various produce of the city - Lake Michigan is about 140 kilometres wide here and there used to be many vessels plying the coast linking the towns and cities. Mumsie had a "blondie" and asked where the cruise ships docked - completely forgetting that it is a land locked fresh water lake! ...
... I’ve sailed before, but nowhere near to this extent and nowhere near the length of time we were on the water: Nearly 60 hours aboard Dark Island, with Captain Tom McInerney, his wife Judi and seven crew members, including myself.
Mac Fact: There were 333 boats in the 2014 Chicago to Mackinac Race traveling 333 statute (land) miles. It is roughly 276 nautical miles from the starting point on Chicago's Lakefront, east of Downtown, to the ...
... stopping in at the lobby of Sexton Lofts to collect a cheque left with 'Mr Lewis' the doorman - $350, being payment in advance for the carparking. (Mr Lewis, like the other doormen in the building, had a red flower in his lapel in honour of Memorial Day). The gardens along 'The Magnificent Mile' have had mass plantings of tulips; unfortunately we are here too late for the flowers and can only see the greenery which is being left to die down. It would have ...
... began here.
I took some photos of Willis Tower from the ground, showing the clear platform upon which we stood. It is actually nine different columns, or buildings, bundled together for strength.
Then we came back to Macys, for chocolate, coffee, and I needed another warm hat. Terry questioned the wisdom of another hat on the last day, but it is a very nice red beret. I lingered over three pairs of pink Reeboks, ...
... are you from?... Oh, Australia, I'd love to go there ... Poisonous spiders ... Barrier Reef ... Great White Sharks". In hindsight, I could have asked her about the recent Federal election and the subsequent change of government - but I suspect I would have drawn a blank on that topic and that the dangerous animals / distance from the USA would be the sum total of her knowledge. The bus, when it arrived, was quite crowded but dropped passengers ...