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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 6, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta 16 _ THE LCTHBRIDGE HERALD Friday, Auguit 6, 1971 In Barbuda, two swimmers have nine miles of white sand beach all ID themselves An untouched island of pink, white beaches Mexican cruises on super-liner Mont Blanc to be superseded World's longest tunnel L Maiatlan, Puerto Vallarta and Acapulco are the ports of call on P and 0 Lines' two one- week Mexican cruises aboard the superliner Oriana in No- vember and December. Mazallan is a charming blend o.' old and new, situated on the mainland 01 Mexico jiisl New tour package all set JACK N. OIJHJAM anyone that you've visited Barbuda r.mi invariably you'll hear. "Von mean Barbados." This is understandable Confusion has exislcd over and pink beaches. Even Anli- I gua's excellent strands are no match for those on Barbuda. Ilic two islands since they were On ths western or lee side of named- the island, across a la- During the last decade- and a Boon and narrow isthmus from half. Barbados has become CodrinRlon, 150 feet above sea level. priced establishment of 17 dou- What impresses the visitor'. bie rooms that charges from about it most is its seemingly 5135 to SOS U.S. a day single, endless of virgin white j s__ lo S1CO a Double plu5_ ten llle only commun- three yd to discover Barbuda, forms the State of Antigua along with the island of Antigua and Ihe liny islet of Hedonda. Barbuda lies :in miles north nf Antigua (the 15-minute flight by liphl plane costs SS one wayl 11 iiti meals a day, all the well' fcTOwiriiTcana'dians Villi i look norlh or booze you can drink, snorkel- Iho development of Inirism. along a mne-mile-long beach ,ing equipment and personal Bui the average traveller has and most of Ihe lime never see another human in sigh Ttv a ,ne Standing there, you get a feel- ing of being enveloped in un- reality, as if you had suddenly been "thrust into a picture post- card. The island is virtually _____ nouTi to tourists except tor rice every morning and eve- and is a little more than half i a few well-heeled ones who pa- the size of its parent. Of coral; Ironize Barbuda's only resort and limestone formation, it is The first airline in North America to operate Inclusive Tours, Pacific Western Air- lines has announced one of the largest contracts ever sismed hv a Canadian Carrier with a West ern Canadian Inclusive i Tour operator. PWA will per- form over worth of fly- ing for Vancouver-based New Horizon Holidays Ltd., during their winter holiday operation to Puerto VallaHa, Mexico. j and Malaga, Soain. These at- tractive low-cost 2-week holi- days will range in price from S299 to less than which includes air fare, hotel accom- modat'on and some meals, as well as some side tours. Some Western Cana- dians are expected to spend a total of on Inclusive Tour packages; that includes air fare; and travel some (K10 miles in searnh or the new, the different, and the sun, Ibis winter. Nine departures, snlit between Vancouver and Cal- gary, v.'ill provide Boeing 707 transportation lor 1.350 passen- gers on two-week Puerto Val- larta Inclusive Tour Holidays. New Horizons have also sched- ....._______ ulcd eight trips from Vancou- added to Ihe first week's tab ver ann; Calgary to Malaga, on per cent service charge. Prin- cess Margaret spent part of her honeymoon there. The rate variation is clenen- dent upon time of year. There no tipping and prices include laundry. It's a lillle cheaper by week lo single, S525 i lo S645 double. Twenty per cent j is____ I lo cover gratuities and _ air transfers from and to Antigua nn-1 (LIAT operates a shuttle ser- flat the high point is only relreit, the Barbuda (formerly Coco Point) Lodge, a high- Inconsistent exchange rates hit North Dakota stated Herb Herman, president of the state travel association. Herman, a Jamestown motel owner, exchanges Canadian BISMARCK, N.D. (API Mixed up money changing has changed To North To Dakota's (o Slay Norlh In Canada. could be losing upwards of S2 million a year in Cana- dian lourisl dollars because of our inconsistent, sometimes un- fair, monetary exchange rates, gathered says state direc-; SatronT with the help o! and U.S. dollars at most Jamestown ning between the two islands, and Anligus, of course, is ser- viced directly out of BWIA from Toronto and Air Canada from Montreal and To- ronto! This village of Codrington is named after an earlv governor of the Leeward Islands who was given a royal grant of Barbuda back alxmt 1700. He imported smal' deer from Vir- ginia for hunting purposes and their descendants, along with wild pig, plover, pigeons, guin- j ea owl and ducks enlicc hunt- lor Joe Salrom. ''If we promoted a statewide dollar for dollar exchange we could probably double the num- ber of Canadian menls appear to be taking 3-lo- per cent par. The statistics on statewide by the par. bill crs ,or.ay Last year a duck was brought down that had establish- ART DIETRICH DENTURE CLINIC Certified Dental Mechanic Metropolitan Bldg. MB-4OTJ Greater North Dakota Associa- lion. show a Canadian dollar, at any given lime, is worth be- tween 51 and 90 cenls in North Dakota Both Salrom and Herman hope one day every business and tourist stop in the Rough- ridpr Stele will increase pvof- its hy increasing business with a par exchange. But Satrom says he i? now at least willing to jellle for sonic uniform ex- change rate. been banded in British Colum- Almosl all Barbudans live in Codringlon and aboul hilf are children. And il seems Ihat ev- ery residenl has a relative or friend living "in Canada" or Nev York.M More Barbu- dans now live in New York City, it is clcimed, than on the island. This is probably true for Barbuda's population is only 1.200. Ihe South coast of Spain. This second Inclusive Tour package will -Iso utilize PWA's Boeing 707 Irans-atlantic Jet. The New Horizon conlracl calls for Pa- cific Western to operate the first in a series of lights to Malaga. Snain. on December 16. The Pureto Vallarta nights to Mexico will commence out of Vancouver and Calgary on December 23. Applications are now Wore the. Air Transport Committee for processing. PLANNING to TRAVEL? Let A.M.A. World Travel Look After All The Details At No Service Charge To You! We Book All Airline Flights In North America and Overseas! STEAMSHIP (Atlantic and Pacific) 9 Tours Cruises 0 Car Rental 0 European Rail "A.M.A. WORLD TRAVEL is appointed Agent for all MAJOR AIRLINES and STEAMSHIPS. "For the Best In Travel All-WAYS" Call or Visit A.M.A. World Travel Service 903 3rd Ave. S. LETHBRIDGE ALL INQUIRIES WELCOME! Offle. opfln Monclriy thru Saturday 9 a.m. 10 5 p.m. Free Parking at Rear of Building Most minarets The Blue Mosque its name the Mosque of Sultan Ahmet in Istanbul, Turkey, is said to be the only mosque in the world adorned six min- arets. Hunting lonrs fumed down by Pan-Am NEW YORK (AP) Pan American World Ainvays has announced that after Aug. 31 it will rot sponsor am- lours on which hunters kill animals in danger of ex- tinction, such a? alligators, tigers and kangaroos. The World Wildlife Fund has classified more than 900 animals as "endangered including the alli- galor, checlah. ocelot, kan- garoo, greal Indian one- horned rhino, tiger, snow leonard and Asiatic lion. Pan Am said il will nol book any land arrangement or sponsor brochures that would encourage killing these animals. VARIED MEANS If moving on land, mink car- ry their young by the scruff of the neck; if in water, "Pick-a- back." CARPET ond LINO (Complete fret Estimates! No Obligation! PHONE 327-8578 CAPITOL FURNITURE "The Carpet House of the Soulh" THE DODGE BOYS SAY WE CARE! ON SALE NOW 10-1971 DEMONSTRATORS CHOOSE FROM LOW MILEAGE DARTS CORONETS CHARGERS POLARAS MONACOS CHRYSLERS SAVE UP TO Example: 1971 POLARA CUSTOM 4-DR V8, oulo., P.5., P.B., vinyl roof. Regular NOW ONLY H.T. S4195 KING CHRYSLER DODGE 3rd AVE. AND llth ST. S., IETHBRIDGE PHONE 328-9271 across from the southern lip of California. The reslau- serve superb oyslers, Baja mils and lobster tails. Beau- tiful views of the ocean cnn be seen from the sea boulevard and a ride on an Arana. a two- wheeled Imrse-drrwn cab, costs only a few pesos. Though Puerto Vallarta was discovered by Hie International Set i good many years ago, it slill ranks as a relative new- comer to Hie world's favored beaiilv snots. Here, red-roofed hordes glimmer under a semi- tropical sun and ncslle in the lower hills amid Ihe flowering trees. In conlrasl, (he more modest dwellings e'iii? to the mounlains around Ihe hay while, to the south of town, ele- gant Sir-nish-stylc homes top the rocky cliffs. Acapulco is cosmopolitan and international. First visited bv SpanMi nearly 500 years aio, it piew almost im- mediaif'v i n t o a mp.ior noH. Its oval hay is surrounded hy mountains where the pleasure domes of world-renowned cele- brities hide. Huge hotels bor- der Hie beaches and specialize in lavish enlertainment. Shops are filled with handicrafts and clothes, as stunning as their price is Acapulco's water lempera-! My BENOIT progressed at crown of snow on On CHAMONIX (CP) If of 20 feet ;i day from overhangs the vil- Brooklyn-Ballery, the of the mountain and of chamonix on the and the Ilollanu tunnels, 14, 1962, the Italian side of the mountain three longest in New York, learns Aosfe on Ihe Ilalian side, placed end lo end, they ski centres well-known to not equal Ihe lenglh of lunnel is a in international world's longest lunnel in bordered by Blanc, connccling Ilaly While pedestrians ski reputation of Chamo- France through the access to Ihe tunnel, was established in 1923 were provided for the town was host to the Opened in 1905, the in case of an Games. Blanc lunnel is miles lo the sidewalks Chamonix residents more than miles longer feet the first lo scale the the world's second longest Ihe in Augusl, 1786. To- nel, Ihe Khamon in ventilation system tourists can iwc the Hollowed oul of reck, the fumes of highest cable-car sys- mouth of the tunnel on load of 450 which al some poinls is French side of the mountain Mont Blanc passage fian feel above the 4.2CO feel from Lite yalley its distinclion as being floor. and il rises soine 300 feel to the point where il emerges on the Kalian side of the longest lunnel wilh the completion of a 714-mile lunnel through Mont Genis in books The lunnel wad Ihe obvious choice for a permanent passage connecting the Iwo Alps in 1973. The new tunnel is expected to handle vehicles by be published The lowest crossing point in Blanc is famous Mont. A new area is a mcunlain pass al lhan the lunnel. At venlure, Kamp- allitude of the highest peak in Publishing, was an- Work started on the project is accessible to bv Darrcll Booth, 1959 and by September a series of paths laid of Kampgrounds of year melal scaffolding expanse. A six-day Inc., Billings, Mon- ing all Ihe perfcraling required lo follow the and Robert Haugen, menl for Ihe project was one side of Hie of Webb Publishing tlic St. Paul, Minn. lure fluctuates about two degrees between winter and summer. The British cniise liner Ori- ana makes the round trip ot Mexico 2nd hack in a week. There are 841 cabins aboard (he ship, one of the largest in the world, and a baker's dozen of public rooms ballrooms, pubs, discotheques and lounges. They are where the j aclion is most every nigliL al sea. Leeward exits In the windy, far western islands of Findland, fishermen's houses have doors on all four sides so the occupants can al- ways exit on the leeward side. PLUSH RESORT SCENE might he Florida, Acapulco or the Riviera but it's actually Albcoa on Communist Bulgaria's Black Sea coast. It is one of four resorts In tho area popular with vacationers from throughout East Europe and increasingly vlslicd by Weslcrners as well. CULL FOR inBRTTS ;