Explored the city today. Saw Al Capones office, Sears tower, Millenium park, and of course, Anish Kapoors sculpture in the park, Cloud Gate. Which was absolutely beautiful and awe inspiring. ( the locals call it the bean) Saw the cops stop a car at gun point and haul the driver out in front of our tour bus. Amaze balls. Off to the White Sox v Yankees baseball game tonight. Cant wait. Even though I know f all about baseball, the tv is wall to wall stories of A...
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Went to Cellular field tonight to see the White sox play the Yankees. It was a brilliant night. 20,000 booing A-Rod (Yankees)every time he came in to bat ( Just been done today for performance enhancing drugs.) . Loved it. Hot dogs and beer all evening. Sox won 10-0. On the road tomorrow (66). To springfield.
Flight was fantastic. We had our own individual pods which convert into 6' beds if you need to. There was even a Full size bar behind us that you could stand/ sit at if you wanted to stretch your legs. ( and drink!). Had to keep off the sauce as was driving when we get to the windy city. But couldn't Standing at the bar and having one. resist one. The staff were fantastic , especially Ben who went that extra mile to look after us. He even wrote a list of mus...
Cruise on lake mitchigan was very cool. Saw all the notable buildings and coastline . V tired. Long day. Heard the 80's band The Cure performing at lollapalooza, Chicago's music fest. Very cool.
Arrived at Chicago early. O'hare airport is massive. It genuinely took us 20 mins to walk to the passport control. Picked up the biggest car from alamo. They didnt have our one booked so upgraded me. Its MASSIVE! Chevrolet traverse. Les has to text me to get my attention! Honestly its the biggest car I've ever driven. It probably guzzles gas , but I dont really care at 34p a litre. Watch that hole in the ozone grow! Sofitel chicago earns every one of its luxur...