La Quinta Inn & Suites Chicago North Shore
Travel Blogs from Bannockburn
... blocks past the train line... I do not know where it was but we didn't cross it, uh oh it must have been under the ground somewhere! Recalculating Our route using the trusty paper map we turn and head towards the other side of the city and we get to walk over one of the those bridges we saw earlier today, spectacular view :) Only a couple more blocks in that direction and we should hit the green line, well we got to see more of the city and walk over the bridge so all ...
Following Monday's successful introduction to the beaches along Lake Michigan, we started our day with a focus on an early breakfast, followed by a bicycle trip north to Evanston. Evanston is a metropolitan suburb of Chicago, with a diverse population--in ethnic, linguistic, and economic terms. The area had some troubles in the past, but has been gaining lots of local notoriety for its recent strong comeback. One such place that has embodied ...
... to find shade when needed. I take the obligatory self photo with the zoo sign and head in. The zoo is free entry to all so I'm pleasantly surprised with the tidy upkeep of both the grounds and the enclosures. I can't help but feel sorry for some of the animals in their small enclosures but the rest of the animals look pretty happy. A lot of the enclosures appeared empty but I found out from one of the keepers that ...
... automatic toilet seat covers! Some kind of contraption where you wave your hand over a a sensor and what can best be described as cling wrap, rotates around the seat. I apologise for my fascination with automatic bathrooms but this whole concept of just waving your hands at appliances intrigues me! I'm a little concerned that when I get back to Perth, I will stand at a sink just waiting for it to do everything for me while people stare with either a bemused or concerned look ...
... that propel me to act on ideas, and people that make my life full and interesting. And for the first time in what seems an eon, but apparently was only 7.5 years ago, I'm writing a travel journal again in an attempt to capture just what those aforementioned people are up to in the boroughs of NYC over the next 7 days (and nights).
On my agenda: The Weeks, Junior Astronomers, and ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services