Tag Archives: Chicago

Huichol Art in Puerto Vallarta

The Huichol or Wixaritari are the native people who are originally from San Luis Potosi who have migrated to  communities in the Mexican states of Jalisco (where Puerto Vallarta is located), Nayarit (where Nuevo Vallarta is located), Zacatecas and Durango. Amongst themselves they speak their own native language, not Spanish. The Huichol people are incredibly […]

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Best Views in Chicago: John Hancock Observatory

I love tall places and the John Hancock Observatory has, in my not so humble opinion, the best views in Chicago. The John Hancock Center is the only building in Chicago with membership in the exclusive World Federation of Great Towers.  Just look for the building with the X patterns on all sides, it’s next to […]

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Chicago Museums: The Art Institute of Chicago

  Let me start by saying, I am not a fan of museums. Yes, I am a brat, I know.  They overload my brain with information I can’t retain, but @MrTravelD LOVES them! Every time we go to Chicago he wants to go to the Art Institute of Chicago and I must say, I think […]

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Chicago Flowers

Chicago is a beautiful city with over 8,100 acres of green spaces, 26 miles of lakefront, almost 50 natural areas and 580 parks. In the Spring Chicago pops with color in the flower beds along the Michigan Avenue also known as the Magnificent Mile. Even the median down Chicago’s Magnificent Mile is lined with flower […]

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Photo of the Day: Monday, November 22, 2010

The photo of the day is of fireworks over Chicago's Navy Pier taken from  the  John Hancock Building at 1000 feet up!

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