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Unique perspectives on the city from the people who live here.

Author: Jake Bartlett

A self-proclaimed "adventurer," Jake Bartlett loves to travel. In the last 3 years he's visited 7 countries and backpacked several locations in the states. When he's in Chicago, he loves to explore the city as much as possible. A drummer and daily bike commuter, he enjoys hosting other travelers and giving them a local insight into the city. Check out his blog backpackchicago.com, a simple guide for exploring and visiting Chicago.

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