October 1, 2011 - The Shedd Aquarium, Orb, and Signature Lounge

After a great breakfast, I go to work and the girls go to the Shedd, where the inexplicedly find Dora on the wall.

Ella loves it, but appears as confused as I am.

Els gets down to see the fish better.

The turtles were a big hit.

Shying away from a stingray. If only Steve Irwin was that smart.

Big fish.

Canoing in the river area.



After the aquarium, the girls walk back to the hotel.
(Ella is sleeping, so Jill took lots of the pics of Teté.)

Buckingham Fountain.

The orb.

No idea.

Marylin by day.

Early afternoon is cocktail hour at the John Hancock Building's Signature Room - the 95th floor.

What a view!

We quickly get tables by the window and don't have to look over anyone (or through panes).

Looking south (with the Sears tower at the far right).

Back at our seats...

We sat here for hours, watching the city light up, before going to an awesome French-Vietnamese place, La Colonial.
(Thanks for all the recommendations, Ali!)