A Weekend in the Windy City

On the weekend I went to Chicago with my family. I’m home now, but part of me still feels like I’m in the windy city — steps away from shopping on the Magnificent Mile, walking in Millennium Park and alongside Lake Michigan. I’ve been to Chicago twice now, and there’s something indescribable about the city that I just love.

This visit was made even more special because I had the opportunity to see Hamilton, AKA the best two hours and 45 minutes of my life. I think that experience warrants a separate post, but as you read on, remember that more is coming. I can’t stop thinking about Hamilton, so I won’t stop talking (and writing) about it. If you can’t tell, that’s kind of my unofficial blog mandate.

It was hard for me to narrow down photos to include in this post, but I’ve selected a group of photos that, to me, capture that indescribable feeling about my visit to Chicago. It’s the ornate architecture juxtaposed against the trees in the park; it’s the tourists milling around the stainless steel Bean and the locals jogging past Lake Michigan on a sunny morning. It’s all of these things, and more. There’s always more. But for now, here are some of my favourite photos. Enjoy!


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27 thoughts on “A Weekend in the Windy City

  1. I’m so freaking jealous! YOU SAW HAMILTON?! UGH! Hamilton’s one of my favorite musicals! The songs are purely amazing with the lyrics and the rhythm and the cast are so good at portraying their character. Anyways, I love your photographs. Your photography is so amazing!

  2. Cool. I have a friend who moved to Chicago, so it was sweet looking at the photos, thinking that’s where she is. I also love to travel and your enthusiasm for the city really makes me want to go there.

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