"Hi, Windy City!" Chicago by hunterV
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I was honored and privileged to stay in the US as an exchange teacher with a group of Ukrainian educators, winners of Parners in Education contest, in the fall of 1999.
Although I had a chance of staying in Chicago for only two days and two nights, I managed to see and to experience a lot.
Our hosts, American Councils for International Education, did their best to make our stay there unforgettable and organized a stay in Chicago for us.
We stayed at Congress Plaza Hotel in Michigan Avenue and had lots of excursions and visits to the museums.
We went there from Green Bay, WI, where we had our internship.
Now I know that Chicago is sometimes called Windy City not because it has the strongest gales, but because of its long-winded politicians.
I'd like to come back to this wonderful city some day.
Let's hope for the best.
- Pros:Michigan Avenue, Lake Michigan, Museum Campus!
- Cons:Very busy traffic
- In a nutshell:Nice to visit in any season!
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