Despite some bumps in the road, we didn’t give up the ship and really enjoyed our
Great Lakes cruise with Haimark Travel. Take a look at my story and photos in the Chicago Tribune.
The story starts out like this:
Sizzling filets and red wine. An outdoor table above the ship’s fantail. A hot sun tempers the cool breezes of early evening and turns the ship’s wake into a molten silver stream touching the pink-and-red sunset. Dark waters ripple as far as the eye can see.
The Caribbean? The Mediterranean? Not exactly.
We were on Lake Erie, believe it or not, midway through Haimark Travel’s luxury Great Lakes cruise aboard the Saint Laurent.
The 210-passenger, small-ship cruiser offers summer trips with boarding and disembarkation points in Chicago, Toronto and Montreal.
Read the full story online at ChicagoTribune.com.