North Shore Hotel
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... driving or 4 wheeler riding. However I personally loved being in the saddle every day, learning how to ride the horse with "natural horsemanship." The man who 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 ...
... fell, and the refreshing canal where you can dip your toes. It is a clever use of space with so many different areas and wonderful transitions between these. Well done Chicago! And even more exciting, we found a lovely wee squirrel to feed... It was almost brave enough to take the peanut from my hand but not quite. Amazing how feeding a peanut to a squirrel draws the crowds with their cameras! Do other people not realise that all you have to do is bring a ...
... wander, it's an amazing city with so much to see! We eat pizza - of course. We wander some more. We attempt to go to the pier, we take the wrong turning. We give up, it's 9pm and the chance of us holding out for another hour i very slim! We spend some time in the hostel communal room - such a great hostel it's shocking - and we sleep through the night to an 8am wake up. We have one day left in a city both of us ...
... had 2 twin sleepers, which could be joined together. This provided a decent amount of room for 5, although sleeping accommodation was tight for the smallest two, who had to share a bed. The combination also meant that we had 2 rest rooms/showers together.
Once we got rolling we could sit back and watch the scenery drift by. Through Illinois it was empty farmland, gradually succumbing to snow, dotted with the occasional small town. Across the Mississippi ...
... gagged and threw in a snort or five. Yet this same guy gave a disgusted look to a lady with a 2 year old who let out one cry. If he had said something, I would have had to say something, and, things having thus been said, it would have been ugly. Noah said he was awake for every stop we made and I think I may have slept through one.
Back to Chicago with time to kill before the big train. We did little in the way of specific ...
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- Delightful place
- Very friendly and helpful staff
- Convenient, but cramped
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