North Shore Hotel
Travel Blogs from Evanston
... to be training my brain to remember everything my anthropological eye sees, so just watch how I'm never going to forget a birthday again when I'm back!
Next stop, plundering the supermarket for all the things that didn't fit my bag or I forgot to put it in (like Inge exclaimed: "You only brought one pair of shoes?!" Yeah...oops.)
Also, I miss you all a little bit. Find me on Skype! paula_zijp :)
Hello illustrious readers, For those of you who know and love me personally, feel free to take no notice of this final post. I'm back in Evanston at this point--actually I'm about to take off for Morocco (see my new blog Fezzes Are Cool & More Moroccan Madness)--and I just wanted to give a review of the programs I enjoyed in Australia. I know how it feels to desperately comb Google for honest reviews of overseas programs, ...
We had big plans for today, but it was snowing, so we decided to stay in. I am not confident about walking around in the snow yet, despite Rosie's boots. I creep about like a very old woman.
The house is nice and snug. I made some scones, which were not as nice as Ma's, but ...
... through museum...but I decided to go for a walk... Too stuffed up with a cold and needed more vitamin D. They all enjoyed their tour of museum ..took about 2 hrs. In the meantime I sussed out a place to have lunch. An Irish pub on the lough....very nice food...I also had a Guinness. Then we headed along the riverside roads for awhile before turning onto the freeway ...to Chicago. We got into a maze of roads ..travelling through the ...
... our bus back to the city.. We were the first ones there but then the hoards appeared... And it seemed there was no bus etiquette which was the first time we had seen jostling for position - those arriving late just pushed their way in. The bus was already crowded like a sardine can when it arrived so we decided to wait for the next one - which was only 4 minutes later as per the announcement... The impatient ones all just kept squashing on though so we ...
Other places to stay in Evanston
1501 Sherman Avenue, Evanston | 3 star hotelfrom $109
1710 Orrington Ave, Evanston | 4 star hotelfrom $165
- Delightful place
- Very friendly and helpful staff
- Convenient, but cramped
1818 Maple Ave, Evanston | 3 star hotelfrom $152
1566 Oak Ave., Evanston | 2 star hotelfrom $125
Loyola, Evanston | 1 star hotelfrom $97
1625 Hinman Avenue, Evanston | 3 star hotelfrom $146
1601 Harrison Drive, Evanston | Hotelfrom $51