Join the cast of A Prairie Home Companion and many other guests for a unique blend of entertainment, culture, and breathtaking scenery as we cruise the marvelous shores of the Western Caribbean

Cruise Bulletin

We had a wonderful time on the cruise, and we hope you did too. We've posted a couple slideshows that captured our time at sea and on stage. You can also visit the archive to hear the best of the cruise performances on the March 20, 2010 show.

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A Note from the Host

Dear Companions,
Here in Minnesota, on a bitterly cold day, we are starting to weary of winter, the gray skies, the treacherous ice, the oppressive chill, though we would not admit this — we are proud of our endurance, and we think that complaints about winter are a sign of decrepitude — but I can admit it to you, fellow escapees: I am ready to leave the frozen tundra and board the Ryndam in Tampa on March 14 and head out to sea.

My family and I have taken this particular Key West/Belize/Cozumel trip before and we loved the ease of it, though it is utterly different from Alaska or Norway or the Canadian Maritime. No mountains, not much in the way of majestic splendor except for the Mayan ruins, and you don’t see much of the locals. There is plenty of beachiness and open sea and sun, and in Cozumel you can buy all the pharmaceuticals you ever wanted. There is snorkeling for them what snorkel and so forth. (Read more»)

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