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... it swayed a little once we got up passed the 60th floors. But we made it and what a spectacular 360 degree view. Due to the fog we could only see about 5 miles out. The kids ventured out to the ledge first. You can see by the look on their faces it was very scary. After a few times out on the ledge it got easier. Nico and Frank interested in seeing Wrigley field. The rest of us were just enjoying the ...
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in Siberia; wading into the oldest & deepest lake in the world
conversation with a retired cosmonaut!
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... of chaos we finally made it through all the airport check points and found the right gate. So here I sit waiting to board the plane that will take me to a new and exciting culture. Questions keep swirling around in my head as to what will I have experienced when I return back to the small town of Marshall and even though I know I don't have the answers I do know one thing. I'll never find out until I cross the gang-plank and board that plane. All I have to do is take the first ...
... of the Skydeck there is "The Ledge", a ledge that overhangs the edge of the building and is made entirely of glass. You can go onto it and look down at the city through the glass floor beneath your feet. They market the experience as:
"Go out on the Ledge if you Dare! Step outside the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere. At 1353 feet in the air the Ledge's glass boxes extend out 4.3 feet from the Skydeck!"
And yes, it is ...
... old cars turn left! A great sight and sound. Onwards we walk to find Buckingham fountain which is being turned off tomorrow. A huge fountain with views to Lake Michigan. A walk along Lake Shore Drive to begin to head for home. A stop at the Navy Pier an area full of eating places, tourist cruises and restaurants. Our choice Harry Caray's, a once famous baseball commentator. When going to the bathroom what looked to be a ...