Chicago South Loop Hotel
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- Refrigerator in room
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility
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Landed in Los Angeles after eleven and a half hour flight and got into the Immigration queue. Hundreds and hundreds of people with gestapo ladies yelling at anyone who tried jumping the queue. Could easily see we were going to miss our next flight to Chicago in two hours. Sure enough, in two hours we were still in the Immigration queue. Then another queue at customs. Then another queue at United Airlines to re-ticket ...
... the most pleasant smelling things as it wafted down the bus. Unfortunately, despite the drivers efforts, this would only get worse, and after some very angry Americans got on at Milwaukee we moved to the very front on the bus and just accepted that the last leg wouldn't be the nicest. The wifi was also broken, all in all not the best ride we've had with them. But we made it, to the big, scary Chicago. We've all heard the stories of the ...
... for all these years. We have celebrated births and mourned deaths. We have spoken by phone several times but have never met. So as I get ready to turn 52 I finally decided that it was time. So a dream begun as a young child comes true. EXCITED beyond words. And so forward to meeting ...
Next was off to Chicago to catch up with Sam's friend Ryan and meet his gf Jen. They live in a new suburb in Elgin, near St Charles where Jen works, which is about an hour out of Chicago. We actually only went into Chicago on our last day as we were having a great time just hanging out and catching up with our friends.
Ryan met us at Midway airport and took us back to his place via a liquor store the size of a supermarket ...
... about life in Chicago and life in London, accompanied by juicy ribs and cold (locally brewed) beer. Nice!
It had to end though, so we trudged off to continue our exploration. The Architectural River Tour came highly recommended, so we booked on it with some scepticism and spent a pleasingly educational and entertaining hour hearing about the significance and history of some of Chicago's buildings, both old (the trade centre) ...