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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 25, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta IB THE IETHBRIDUE HERAID FrWoy, Auguil 15, 1972 holidays in Wales A new tourist ntti'iictkm ims I'mi in 'ilic country's rolling moun- tains and lulls arc not very tor- tile but extraordinarily tnnuui- ful ami ixjiiccful prrtcct rid- inp country. Twenty years ago a lundfti! nT people lhat holiday visitors would enjoy ttie open ,iir and scenery that a holiday offers. They llic early schemes which have now blossomed into the Ii7 cen- tres throughout Wales where Canadian vacationers can ride for a day. n week or perhaps just an hour or two. The mini- j her of centres is increasini; every year, with the greatest concentration around the Hre- Beacons and Black Moun- tains. A holiday at a riding centre Is not only a wonderful way of seeing Wales and meeting the people, it is also a first- rate method of learning about riding. FORMER WINTER PALACE Monument lo Russian victory over Napoleon stands in Leningrad square (lefl) In fronl of the Hermilago museum, formerly the Winter Palace of the Czars. In this cily of four million there aro unmatched architectural monuments and enormous col- lections of paintings, sculptures and objects of art- (CP Photo] Travel bureau officer TAKE IT LABOR WITH GREYHOUND THE GOING IS EASY. SO ISTHE FARE! Take a break for the long, Labor Day week- i end! Relief is here with Greyhound's convenient service and etfordablo fares. SAVE AS YOU GO from LETHBRIDGE: VANCOUVER 5 trips daily (via Crowlnesl Pass 2 trips daily slightly so many trips to so many places no exlracharge for stop-overs. Plus so many sceniclun routes EDMONTON WINNIPEG CALGARY SI 1.20 6 trips daily J25.30 1 trips daily S 4.45 6 trips daily Fares aubiecMochanoQ wilhoulnolice. Kids Klixed, arrive refreshed in air-conditioned, reslroom-oquippedScenicruisgrcomtortl and leave the driving to us. For holiday travel fads, charier service and package express inform1 lact the Greyhound Bus depot, 411 5fh Slrcel S., let. 327-1551, or Greyhound ogtnT or favorile travel agenf. Consult your Greyhound schedule changes effedive September 61 h. Mion, con- coll your agent Jor Severn! Canadian Govern- ment Travel Bureau offices around the world are expe- riencing top level changes in personnel. George W. Powell, who was general manager for Europe, goes (o Washington, where lie ssumcs tlio post of general a n a g c r for international eetings and conventions. Pi- rrc Turcoltc leaves the market ei'elopment division of the hu- cau in Ottawa to replace Mr. 'owell as general manager in !uropc. Bernard F. Campbell, until ccently manager of the ba- eau office in Cincinnati, re- urns to Ottawa to lake on the luties of manager of market levelopincnt for (.he Eastern J.S.A. Joining Mr. Campbc Ottawa will be the former man- ager of the Seattle office, Tom Hill, who manager j if market development for the Western U.S.A. Wayne Mercer, who managed the bureau office n Pittsburgh, will assume the duties of manager of market development for Europe. Bernard Couet, co-ordinator of the in-Caimda program m Ottawa, becomes manager market development for the program. Roland deGroshois leaves the post of manager of the bureau I office in Sydney, Australia, to manage the office in London. John R. Bunt, has served as manager of (he Washington office, has been appointed manager in San Francisco. Courtney B, Chick moves from manager in Philadelphia to manager in Seattle. Raymond E. Desjanlins moves from as- sistant manager in London to manager in Buffalo, New York. Frank Galipeau, who was manager of the London office, takes over as manager in New York. Peter D. H a nn, form er manager of the office in The Hague, becomes manager of the Cincinnati office. Keith E. MacGregor, until recently a Western paradise for the camper li you're looking (or a vn- border. Sonic unique provincial ll---- Chicago office, Ixxiomes man ager in Pittsburgh. Dave Moil .ct goes from manager in San Francisco to manage Ihe Wash- ington office, and Harold van be park can only be rcachc >y canoe or on horseback. Not all provincial parks hav look-up facilities. Cypress Hills (not lo be confused with Cy- press Hills in Saskatchewan) is Lhe only one with water, sew- age and electricity hook-ups. 'Hie following have electricity hook-ups: Dow Valley, Crimson parks lie between these two of covers an area more than acres and is noted for its badlands, dinosaur displays, fossils, petrified wood and other historical geological novelties. Kovir display build- ings house the skeletal remains of dinosaurs thai once roamed the area. Dinosaur displays in most museums throughout the world were provided from Ibis area. The park also has a mark- ed nature trail and several gravel roads. Spectacular bubbling springs nd 30 small waterfalls biph- ght Big Hills Spring Provin- 'al Park. Footpaths wind hrough the trees along the degree latitude line, and the southernmost park Is Police Outpost which adjoins the Alberta-Montana a small Indian "Buffalo Mystic Writing-on-Stonc Park, not far from the Montana-Al- >erla border, is noted for its ndian writings or paintings. The Milk River, so named be- cause of its creamy color, wan- ders through the park and even- .ually empties into tho Missou- ri Jtiver. A lookout point higl n the bluffs affords views ol the Sweclgrass Hills to the soulh. There are also rodco grounds at the west end of this park. For campers interested in fishing, the popular anglinj species arc trout, kpkancc northern pike, mountain lake whitcfish, perch, walleye goldeye and Arctic grayling Angling permits are season or for a three da; limited license. A special Tro phy Lake license of is re quired for some lakes whic have unusually largo spec, mens. BRITISH COLUMBIA The natural aspects of Bri ish Columbia's provincial park have been kept at a maximur and development to a min mum. Some of the reasons are the great arching beaches c Vancouver Island, an unusu; small desert area of the Okan, gan Valley, the giant peaks an mountain passes of the Ktx tenays, the lake and fishin camp studded Cariboo coiinlr and the many B.C. mounta" ranges of that majestic chain the Rockies. There are about 175 deve oped provincial parks another JOG undeveloped. Most provincial park cam grounds have a per nig Mont of the provincial park H in p g r o u n d s will accom- modate small trailers, tent traitors and camper vehicles al- though no hook-ups are pro- vided. Each campsite has B ta- ble, fireplace and firewood. Toi- let facilities arc adequate. Provincial parks have been set aside in immense wilder- ness iireiis such us Tweedsmuir and Wells Gray and mountain reserves such as Garibaldi, Mount Kohson, Manning and Bowron Lake. Vancouver Island has a chain small forested parks that ve become popular. Best :own arc Little Quallcum ills, Miracle Beach and Gold- ream, British Columbia also has meihing different from tho ,sl of Canada in the way oE parks. It's a marine irks system which stretches oni southern B.C., north to cho Bay on Gilford Island, ie Strait of Georgia has long known as a fine cruising and these parks arc ideal r those who wish to combine Dating with camping. There arc ]3 marine parks nd another five in the works, lost liavc safe anchorages and n oor ing-buoys, some have imling floats, some havo ampgrounds, beaches and pic- ic grounds. E x tremc ca ution and close cruUny of navigational charts hould he taken when navigat- ng to these parks in particu- ar: Princess Margaret, Mon- aguc Harbour, Sidney Spit and Cove. Angling fees aro 10.00 per season or for lirec consecutive days. Further information on camp- ng in Canada's western prov- nces can be obtained from the departments of Tourism of At- >erta and British Columbia or Vom the Canadian Government Travel Bureau, Ottawa K1A OH6. invites you to come in an ;ee our great selectio 1972 CHEVROLET TRUCKS camping fee. in effect fro spring to early September. O cupancy is limited to 14 da and you may have to try mo than one campground hcfo settling for the night duri peak season. lidijoy 'seisun' Eire in DUBLIN Soisun Is a lively, colorful presentation of Irish traditional song and dance re- sembling the house ceili of lone ago when the neighbors nil gathered one night each week for session of nalivo music, sonfi find dance. Visitors may now enjoy the friendliness and gaiety of an Irish Feisiim at a number of Irish hotels throughout the Re- public on various night? of the week. Irish Tourist Ronrl nffircs vilf havo a list ot venues. STEVE TOMtE you to come in and loo our great selection of 1972 OLDSMOBILES TOM PREPCHUK nvitos you to como in and tee our fabulous infection of 1972 CHEVELLES We're cleaning house of remaining 72V. COME IN TO THE HOME OF BETTER DEALS! Mi makes and models Don't wait... see your favorite Beny salesman now! LOUIS LAROCK invitei you to tee lha great new 72 CHEVY NOVAS A great (election awaiti you CHEVROLET OLDSMOBILE CONVENIENT GMAC TERMS MAIN GARAGE OK SUPERMARKET IOT Phone 328-1101 Connecli all MOTORS INSURANCE BEFORE YOU BUY CHECK AT BENY'S OR YOU MAY PAY TOO MUCH JOHN SINCLAIR invhcs you to sco him cil Bony's for a great selection] of 1972 CHEVROLETS AS LOW AS DOWN and 70 A MONTH WITH APPROVED CREDIT mot m> vw H %9 ;