The Fisher Building
TripAdvisor Reviews The Fisher Building Chicago
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... box attached to the side of the building and looking down below, it was crowded with Asian teenagers taking selfies and doing push-ups. And also not very exciting. But it's ticked off my list now. I walked around a bit then, through Millenium Park, where there was an enormous free Mozart Piano Concerto concert taking place with full orchestra. It was lovely, but at that point I was getting a bit fuzzy and it felt like walking in a dream state ...
... a good home just take my backpack off me NOW!!! I'm weak like a kitten. Add in some stairs, heat and in-appropriate shoes and you can see how it all escalates quite quickly. Anyhow my turtle home made it to the hostel thankfully.
A shower and a feed always fixes most of the problems we face these days. So we search for deep dish pizza for our first dinner in Chicago. Delicious ~ but man we rolled home feeling so full and sick with the left over pizza in ...
... a gluten free taco evaporated when he discovered he could not eat it without "spillage". About 3/4 of it ended up on the table rather than his mouth.
As we were in a sleeper we got access to the lounge. I do love a lounge but this was just a grubby ...
... few shots with no people in them! The skeleton is astounding, indeed. It gave me goose bumps, and I can't even imagine how formidable this animal was when alive.
The rest of the Field Museum was just as fascinating. I visited a couple of the special exhibits, where I learned more about Vodou - the Haitian religion (related to but not the same as the set of beliefs and cultural practices in New Orleans known as Voodoo) as well as the Vikings ...
... eat with any elegance, you just have to get your hands dirty with this one, as it drips everywhere. But, daym, it's good!!!
Have both refuelled (Chelle had gone for a more non-meat-friendly Mexican salad option earlier) we headed on the L-train to the world famous Wrigley Field. The plan was to hopefully do a tour around the stadium, but alas our plans were thwarted by a Billy Joel concert which was scheduled to take place there that very ...
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