Painted Giraffe Inn
Travel Blogs from Wheaton
Well, it's been about a month since I've been back so I thought I'd reflect a bit more.
Honestly, maybe it's the fact that it's summer and I haven't had to actually return to school in the US, but the transition home has been really easy for me.
I don't have an accent and never had one (sadly), but I do find myself using some British slang like "queue", "chips", and "I can't be bothered" ...
... the film is set in Chicago and not only begins but heavily features scenes depicting Navy Pier and the building and surroundings we were in while watching the movie.
The day after we walked around the city parks ...
Well, I'm leaving here in a couple days and I'm getting pretty nervous/excited/anxious. Seriously, I've been physically nauseous for the past few days just from the anxiety over packing and the fact that I'm finally going to be in England, a country I've wanted to visit for years now!
So, I'm all set and packed with my bags ready to go and have been periodically checking for important things (passport, money, etc.) like a lunatic probably every two hours. I ...
Been up since 6am, which isn't as bad as it sounds as most of us were in our rooms just after 10pm plus during the night our clocks went back an hour. So the UK is now 6hrs in front of us,
Considering I was on the top bunk of the train I slept surprisingly well. Was a bit bumpy in places & you could definitely tell when we went around corners but I felt safe. My sleep was more patchy than any other night so far but since ...
... meals we had were very good and aside from one place (The Lane) we would have gone back to any of the places we ate at and tried something else.
This was a travel day, back to Chicago. We grabbed breakfast at the airport before we went through security. It wasn't bad, I have had much worse.
- P had the Egg Work's bagel, basically everything on a bagel, hard to really screw that up
- C had a donut and coffee
- M had a chicken ...