Red Roof Inn Chicago Downers Grove
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Today I went to all new places that I haven't been yet. The weather isn't so great today...overcast, in the 60s and scattered showers and thunderstorms all day. Needless to say, Raina's trip to the dog beach was canceled because the water was insane. I'm a strong swimmer and even I didn't want to go swimming. So instead we walked around the beach …
And so it is my time in Chicago reached its end. I spent the morning walking through Chicago's Chinatown (in part because I had to send out something at the Post Office), but was not too impressed with what I saw because to me, it was not on the same level as the International District of Seattle or the Chinatowns I had been to back home in Los Angeles and in San Francisco and New York. I then headed up to the Loop to visit the Museum ...
... plans for the day, and waiting out the storm. What don’t we know?
Climb through dense cloud into clear sky, with dense cloud below. After an hour, we start to see flat ground below, mostly dry and brown, with some major water bodies.
We are impressed that we have seat-back entertainment, so use our own headphones, and think we have scored big, but we only get a teaser, then are asked to pay $5.99 for 2 hours or it will cut out. Dianne buys a ...
... understanding of the rules helped. Sitting in the stands we could not believe the amount of and different types of food available – hot dogs, polish sausage, pizza, all kinds of burgers, popcorn, salads, grilled food, Mexican including nachos served in a plastic Sox hat (to take home after the game) and sandwiches. They also have men dressed in fluro ...
... even sure that it was really them), and when they can't avoid it they talk about "the Allies" in a very vague way. Not a word about Bletchley Park, not a word about Alan Turing, the US are rewriting HIstory once more.
When I finally got out of the museum (which is entirely underground), the skies had opened and it was a downpour! On the positive side, the festival goers got a decent shower and it was probably a good thing. ;)
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed