63 Hours In The Loop

The following took place during the month of August on my latest trip to Chicago. The whole reason I was in the Chicagoland area was due to my girlfriend’s brothers wedding. I can honestly say every aspect of this trip went to perfection and I couldn’t be happier. Meeting her brother and extended family was great and we all really got along. The wedding was nice, small, and without any mind numbing religious nonsense. Parting ways from Sam’s extended with claims that I’m already in the family is, dare I say, a good sign… The first of many victory’s to come.

Day 1: After being dropped off at the Metra station about an hour west of the loop I made it to Union Station around 4pm and met up with Johnny, (@Johnny_Meant) Joe, (@Sportynice11) Tatiana, (@Tat_Ventures) and Stephen (@Atavism) for what a was gonna be pretty wild 63 hours in The Loop.

Day 2: Next day after leaving the hotel Johnny and I stopped at this spot across the street, then were off to Wildberry. A pause needs to be made for the unfuckwithableness that is Wildberry. If anyone from Wilberry reads this and wants to give me a free breakfast for the shout out that’d be legit.

Day3: I set my alarm so I could grab the sunrise. This is the only incident of the trip that didn’t particularly go to my liking in terms of a not so dynamic sunrise.. I grabbed some photos and made my way down. Grabbed some coffee, and wandered around looking at the popular IG spots while waiting for Joe to get off work. We got a couple things then met up with Tatiana and Stephen for what turned into one of the best explorations I’ve been on yet.

Day4: After the nights activities I searched around for a while to find a good place to take a nap. Normally I wouldn’t be so particular since only a few hours of sleep would be required but I had my camera and was alone so it just sketches me out a bit. I ended up finding a spot under some stairs near the area where we would all be meeting in a few hours for the #ChitectureCruise3 function. A shout out to Tatiana for hooking it up for Joe and I to join, and to @kbucklandphoto and the whole #Chitecture crew for putting it together. After the boat returned to the dock it was around 7am and time for me to get back to the reason I was there for in the first place.

Next trip is in 1 week from now out east to NYC where I’ll be meeting up with Joe. Super stoked to see what develops. Thanks for reading, or not and just looking at the photos. Any feedback is always appreciated.

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