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... that make a place familiar like home. I know some of these stories in Oakland and San Francisco, but earthquakes mean that these places are much more fragile than the places in Chicago. It feels like you could return to the same Chicago and meet your old building friends. Not so in Detroit because somebody probably stole all the cooper out of your favorite buildings and left them hollow-eyed skeletons of someone's failed dream.
So we arrived in Chicago early yesterday afternoon and then did a marathon around the HUGE airport before finding our transport link into town. Chicago appears to be a city with wide open streets (at least for walking) that are clean and with plenty to look at. Our accommodation is a short block back from Lake Michigan (one of the five Great Lakes). This makes for a nice view but a cold wind if you are out in the open. We ...
... br> - See my family as much as possible
- More paperwork
- Buy adaptors for outlets
I am so excited to move overseas and experience a different life including culture, language and food. I'm ready to get there and start this journey. My main goal is to travel as much as I can while I'm over there. It's finally setting in that I am leaving everything I call familiar back home and diving into a very different world. I am ready for this. I can do this.
We woke up this morning around 8am. We all had breakfast at different times at the hotel. Nathan ate in the room.
Raghad, Kelly, and Sophia drove to the Fashion Outlet Mall around 9am. The guys decided to walk to Millennium Park around 10am. It was chilly and damp, not the best weather. We could not get the umbrellas because the car was in a different garage.
Dear Jessica, Kaylee, Stanley, Ellen, Ted and Charlotte
Well, I did some more research (see the photos below) and then, as promised, I went to the Chicago Planetarium and spoke to the Mayor of Chicago (I'm still trying to remember his name) this morning and he has confirmed what I knew all along. The earth is flat after all. So grandad is right and nanny is wrong!
The Mayor (I wish I could remember his name) told me that the Earth ends at Chicago ...