Chicago architectural boat tour

After a week’s worth of work the weekend was a very welcome break which had to be put to good use which it was. Living in the suburbs has its own charm with not much of a traffic to worry about and a lot of greenery all around, the glimpse of which I had shared in my previous post In an around Chicago but there’s nothing much to ‘do’ in the suburbs apart from lazing around and so, for the weekend, I decided to visit downtown Chicago.

Navy Pier blog

Navy Pier

Now, there’s so much to see in the downtown area and its impossible to do it all in a day or two. So after checking the options I had for the weekend, I decided to experience the famous architectural boat tour at Navy Pier.… continue reading

In and around Chicago – In pictures

Sometime in the summers of 2013 I had was in Chicago for work. Being the quick and busy trip that it was, I was not at the luxury of seeing and exploring places on this trip. However, I managed to explore whatever little I could, sharing some photos from the same trip here.

chicago bird's eye view

Chicago from above

I was put-up in the suburbs and hence, was lucky to be saved from the cacophony of the city.

chicago Northbrook hotel

The hotel

This being my first trip to the US, there were many things that were new to me but one of the most significant of all was, the time when the sun used to go down. Sunset happened pretty late my Indian standards!

If my memory is not failing me here, the photo below was taken at about 8.30 – 9 PM.… continue reading