North Shore Hotel

1611 Chicago Ave., Evanston, Illinois, 60201, United States | Hotel
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Review of UltimateOz and Leconfield

A travel blog entry by maggiedavies

... runs it, Tim, is a leathery sun-tanned Aussie man with incredible experience training and riding horses. We went out under his guidance every day as well as several staff members who rode with us when they weren't cooking our meals. The accommodations were nice, although not private, consisting of a giant bunkhouse which also served as kitchen and lounge room. Every person I met there became a friend; I'm still in contact ...

12 -16 September: Chicago Californian Zephyr

A travel blog entry by filochas


... Wow, Chicago's skyscrapers took my breath away and with the contrast of the fantastic 18th century style bridges. The first skyscraper was built here when Chicago was re-built after the Great Fire of 1871. I soon fell in love with this beautiful city, Later we walked to Navy Pier through along the Charles River and then through a charming residential apartment/condominium area to get a close up look at Lake Michigan. A lot of land was reclaimed from the lake when ...

Body Worlds

A travel blog entry by chris_a


... We had established that we needed a #2 bus, which we could hail in nearby Michigan Avenue. We made our way to the bus stop with plenty of time to spare (we thought) and watched innumerable #3s, #146s, #148s etc come and go. Two Japanese girls who were also awaiting the #2 bus gave up and hailed a cab. I checked the map inside the bus shelter (trying not to wake the homeless man who was sound asleep on the seat) - no timetables. I sent a ...

Delay delay delay

A travel blog entry by ronduh


Well we made it to Chicago and our plane to Shanghai had mechanical issues. They have fixed the plane but we our 10:30 flight out has been delayed until 2:00 pm. Sooooo.....that means we miss our flight from Shanghai to Chengdu. Booooooo. ...

Museums and Leonard

A travel blog entry by adamthrock


... looked around, I walked back to where she was talking to the manager and saw them handing her her purse. Thank goodness! And everything was still intact. With my wallet from Monday and now this, two very lucky things.

After that scare, we visited the "Exceptional Mammals" exhibit which featured mammals from all over the world (living and extinct) that had some form of exceptionality about them. Something with the lighting in that room made me kind of dizzy, so I had ...


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