Salute to the windy city
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Great Lakes Cruises

Salute to the windy city
Passengers gather on the top deck as the Grande Mariner leaves Navy Pier in Chicago at the start of a six-night cruise across Lake Michigan. (Bonnie Trafelet / Chicago Tribune)
Old World charm
John Karsten, the town crier in Holland, Mich., greets passengers and crew from the Grande Mariner. (Bonnie Trafelet / Chicago Tribune)
Stop, stop
Visitors browse in a re-created Dutch village in Holland, Mich. (Bonnie Trafelet / Chicago Tribune)
Take a bow
A crew member is first to enjoy the pleasant view as the ship approaches Manistee, Mich. (Bonnie Trafalet / Chicago Tribune)