It's five hours from Maui to Los Angeles, and four hours from Los Angeles to Chicago. After that, you don't feel undescribable - you feel like shit - and don't smell undescribable - you stink.
But the end result is pretty good, once you've corrected the two above problems.
The view from my hotel window. It is East Congress Parkway going across Michigan Avenue[a] toward the Grant Park.
View from Grant Park facing west.
Various pictures of the buildings in downtown Chicago.
The Chicago river.