Travel Blogs from Chicago
... Economy Class Seat 35B. Several passengers who had reserved seats on the inaugural flight did not show up, clearing up space to accommodate all standby customers who had checked in for the flight and were present to board.
I felt euphoric as I walked down the jetway. I had my picture taken at the aircraft door next to the "Welcome 787" inscription. As I strolled down the aisle, I stopped to take a photo of myself aboard the initial 787 flight, a scene captured by ...
... and some epic air hockey battles. We stayed in Southeast Chicago for 5 nights, and we spent three full days at the campground, relaxing and getting some work done, while the other two days were spent sightseeing.
First on my agenda for the Windy City was seeing Wrigley Field. If you're a baseball fan, visiting Wrigley and Fenway should be on your bucket list, and they were on mine. I took a guided tour of Wrigley, and really enjoyed seeing the park and hearing stories of ...
Aussie Rampage Playlist:
All That Jazz - Chicago (Catherine Zeta Jones)
Disarm - Smashing Pumpkins
This Ain't a Scene, It's an Arms Race - Fall Out Boy
Stronger - Kanye West
Battle Scars - Guy Sebastian and Lupe Fiasco
NB: Smashing Pumpkins, Fall Out Boy, Kanye West and Lupe Fiasco are all from Chicago.
... game went on at least two of the Cubs players disappeared off the pitch, no longer ableto play as they had been traded! Naturally this cause quite a buzz. Unfortunately the Cubs had not been having a good season having not won a game, but I guess I was a lucky charm as they started racking up the points and putting the Pirates under pressure. Before I knew it we were heading into the seventh innings and Brian sprung the 7th ...
... early to get ready for the party. Emma brought her look alike doll Fiona and was very excited for the party. Chris, Calvin and Cassie decided to do some browsing on Michigan Ave, while Emma and I went to the American Girl Place. The brunch was lovely and all the girls including Mom's had a very nice time. The birthday girl seemed very happy for her big surprise. It was a very memorable experience. Afterwards ...