Holiday Inn Chicago Oakbrook
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... of trains and barges to cross the river. We circumnavigated the lodge taking in the views across to Starved Rock while also in search of a geocache hidden in an old Italian "letterbox" chair (one of only two in the world - the other being owned by Ozzie Osborne) located near the entrance to the lodge. Eventually it became apparent that the chair was inside the lodge and the cache quickly found. A coffee of dubious quality warmed us up in the cafe ...
... went back to the hotel, by this time my foot was killing me, because I couldn't take any anti-inflammatory drugs I had to put up with it. After we dropped off our groceries we headed off to the Museum of Science and Industry but we went by taxi as it was around 15 kilometres out. When we got there we explored the place, they had a wonderful model train track which was huge bigger than anything I have ever seen with a model if Chicago one end and mountains and fields the other end. ...
In the last two cities I visited, I really just spent my time wondering around the city. However, Chicago is really too big to just wander around. So for the first time I did some real "touristy" stuff and actually explored some of the museums and attractions in the city. First thing I did in the morning was walk down to Shedd Aquarium. It is absolutely huge in there; there are whole exhibits dedicated to different regions and even different species (there ...
Sooo, here's to another long trans-continental flight. We leave Chicago on Monday, July 21st at 10:15pm and arrive in Kilimanjaro, Tanzania on Wednesday, July 23rd at 1:10am (thank you international date line). It's almost all in-the-air time, as we only have a one hour lay-over in Istanbul, Turkey. Can you say "run through the airport!" The flight leg from Chicago to Istanbul is 11 hours (hopefully we'll be asleep ...
... followed by Crab Cake and a Cosmopolitan to be finished up with a tuna stack and Cosmopolitan - Hic.....
So have made the most of it and tomorrow the work starts. Agent presentations tomorrow night but at the computer doing emails and other bits and pieces which will take most of the day, reminding myself a girl is not here on holiday.
Next time I will get to blog will be Tuesday from Dallas I think.
Love to all.