Sheraton Chicago Northbrook Hotel
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- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... online for the aquarium, the 4D show and the Sea Life Show ahead of time to save time. No wait. We hadn't eaten breakfast so we stopped at the cafe on the lower level and had a continental type breakfast. Worked out great. We pet stingrays. We saw a dolphin show. You have to get to the show early for seating and sit on either side of the rocks in the middle. Animals perform near those seats. They have coral reefs, beluga whales and many hands ...
... When we finally got shakely to the hotel, we dumped the car in the nearest and most expensive parking just to save me driving anymore, tried to get Chicago style deep pan pizza, only to find that everywhere was shut and had to get a takeaway pizza that was no different or better than any one you might get from your local takeaway on a Saturday night after a heavy session on the drink. So, we called it a night relatively early, somewhat missing out ...
Bought some groceries on the way home, and I made a big pot of vegetable soup for dinner. I have decided not to eat the local food if I can help it, as I don't want to put on weight or get sick. Terry had a bowl of my soup, then a mountain of Mexican style sausage with mashed potato.
I'm not sure where the boys are, but they should be in Nashville. Imagine!
There were another 8 shootings in Chicago last night.
... Vader and a couple of Stromtroopers are casually strolling around, happy to pose for photos.
So all in all, Chicago is a pretty fabulous city, good weather, great people, a relaxed atmosphere and plenty to do, but I have to admit, three months was enough for me. It's not that I wanted to leave, more that I was ready to. Maybe America's just not my country, but I guess I'll have to go back someday to ...
So back to the States today. It was with some sadness but a lot of excitement we left Mexico today. For pete it was a bit like getting out of jail, for me it was about going somewhere different and exciting, but at the same time we really loved the cultures, the climate, the people, the landscape, the food, the swimming in old Mexico. We went by bus to the airport, and here, at the bus station we ran into the first kiwi that we'd seen. ...