Hard Rock – Music and Bikies

The next day we drove for about 9 hours hitting the outskirts of Chicago around 6.30pm. As we had not arranged any accomodation our strategy was to stay about 50 miles out of down where we thought we would easily get accomodation – wrong. We tries in a couple of towns and many motels but ...

NYC to Chicago

NYC to Chicago
Had a final coffee before picking up our rental, then leaving the girls behind for more retail therapy, headed off down 6th Avenue or Avenue of the Americans as it is known locally to Chicago. First challenge was to get out of NYC. The roads leading into the Holland Tunnel were packed as eight lanes ...

World Trade Centre – Revisited 1

World Trade Centre - Revisited
Having first visited the WTC site only a couple of months after its destruction and having followed the clearing of the debris for a couple of years thereafter, it was great to see the full rebuild and the memorial to those that were lost. The city has done an absolutely fabulous job. For me the ...

No we are not gigglers

No we are not gigglers
Contact with our landlady early yesterday suggested we should be able to fix the toilet and electrical issues ourselves by simply giggling switches and the toilet leavers. Yeah really!! No we are not gigglers, and have requested she remedy the situation.  Late night they brought a longer extension cord so progress is being made. Yesterday ...
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