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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 19, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta ____ ftknarf 1971 1H( IfTHSUCGF HEPAtP Schiphol airport extended In May 1967, when the new j Schiphol Airport was opened near Amsterdam, the terminal building had three piers, which made it possible for 25 aircraft to dock at the same time. That number of aircraft positions was thought to be sufficient for the next few years The system of piers consisted of a full mid- dle pier, and two sidepiers, which were only constructed to half their final length. The arrival of the Boeing 747-B, of which KLM will have seven by the end of this year, has made early expansion ne- cessary. The C- or southern pier is now being fully equipped to handle these wide- body aircraft and is being ex- tended by over 440 feet for this purpose. The arrival halls are also being extended consider- ibly. VOLCANO IS FOR TOURISTS This is Haleakala, on Maui Island, Hawaii, the larg- est dormant volcano in the world. It is 19 square miles in area and 21 miles in circum- ference. Its rim is more than feet above sea level. Inside, there is a drop of feet from the rim to the floor. Visitors to Hawaiian Isles should plan tour of volcanoes By MARGARET Kilauea was with respiratory trou- of Pele fern forest and sev- HILO, Hawaii (CP) of the volcanoes. lookouts with spectacular people leave the vicinity when a volcano decides to act people say Madam Pele is angry when a The easiest way to get to Not so on Hawaii, or Big You can obtain volcanoes for a short visit land, as the Hawaiians call tiie largest of their seven countersigned by the park to fly into Hilo's international airport You can hire a on a life or arrange for a bus tour. On a recent visit one certificate for can take either a circle cano was obliging. You go to the tour or the continuous see the yellow sulphur plume across a huge crater. At night, from a nearer vantage point, the molten lava resembled an inferno. But even if no volcano off you go around the rim. Even if you don't get out of your rented car, the drive is spectacular, with the grim craters dropping down to black lava on to the resort of Kail-ua-Kona for your departure plane. A good way to make the tour is to arrive one afternoon at Hilo and stay at a hotel every tourist to the Hawaiian islands should include Big Island, to view the awesome craters and lava beds. For example, Kilauea (pronounced Keel-oh-way-yahV crater is Vk miles long and two miles wide. You can drive around the 11-mile Kilauea Crater Rim Drive or take to walking trails, even on the crater floor. The trails are you should if you don't mind a bit of to walk through Thurston Tube. This lava flow hardened on the surface while the molten lava continued to flow through. It's only a rough, black tunnel but you can boast that you've walked through lava. You should alsr walk as far as permitted along the devastated road towards Lua Then start fresh the next cay to see Use volcanoes. Maui Island alsc> has a dormant volcano, even larger than Kilauea. There's a drop of feet from the rim of Haleakala crater to the floor. Tourists should plan to drive up to the top for the sunrise. The cloud and shadows are fantastic. If you have time and climbing ability you can also go down to the crater marked, starting from where lava flowed cano House, a pleasant small hotel perched on the as 1969. You are restricted because new City rim, just across from Is extremely fragile Belgium, on the National Park easily. You of the Scheldt River, Check in here for through and hurt no bridges but is connect- And take s. few minutes by tunnels one for pedes- least to see the park's OR BUS and another for vehicles, volcano there are the to Encyclopaedia In ancient times, not recommended j Cruise and fly 350th birthday Gothenburg, Sweden, is cele- brating its 350th anniversary all during 1971.'There will be sports events, music, a Jubilee Week in June with parades and fireworks. A package hotel rate is offered, a day, for room and two meals, June 16- Aug. 15, and weekends through- out the year. Canada exhibits j at hardware fair in Cologne With a selection of articles being exhibited by 700 firms from 20 countries, including about 260 firms from abroad, the Internationa! Hardware Fair in Cologne from Sunday, March 7, to Wednesday, March 10, 1971, can claim to have more exhibitors than ever be- fore. The fair will be held at the exhibition grounds on a gross floor space of sq. ft. The main group; in the selec- tion of articles are: building materials, appliances and ma- terials for pre-fabricated con- struction, building fittings, fur- niture fittings, locks, tools, small hardware articles, craft- men's technical equipment, do- it-yourself materials, garden euipment and garden articles, decoration hardware, shop and store equipment, transport ap- pliances. Canada participates in the field of tools and do-it-yourself articles. -m OA j package 30-year dream will join forces on ten Mi terranean fly-cruise holid C1 u'ilh an all-inflncifp nrifp i soon comes true When Scandinavian Airlines inaugurates the Trans-Siberian Express on April 3, the DC-8 Super Fan flight will fulfil a three-decade-old dream of co- operation between Soviets and Scandinavians for an East- West short cut. Back in 1939 Aeroflot and Swedish Airlines (ABA) one of the three par- ent companies of SAS were seriously considering joint op- eration of a Great Circle route linking Europe and the Orient. The "Scan-Asia Air Express" would more than halve travel time between Scandinavia and Japan or China. But plans were curtailed by the world situation in 1939. Nearly 32 years later, though, SAS and Aeroflot will launch one-stop Trans-Siberian flights between Copenhagen and Tokyo, lopping kilometers and nearly four hours off the previous shortest routing. SAS will operate the kilometer, 13-hour Trans-Si- berian Express eastbound Sat- urdays, Aeroflot on Wednes- days. SAS will fly westbound with daylight all the way Sundays, Aeroflot on Thurs- days. According to the schedule, t h e Trans Siberian Express leaves from Copenhagen on Wednesdays and Saturdays at 12 noon, arriving in Tokyo early following morning. This offers excellent connections t o SAS flights from Montreal, de- parting daily at p.m.. with arrival in Copenhagen follow- ing morning at New service Businessmen travelling by air find a new service at the Cologne-Bonn airport of Wahn: hostess secretaries will take down dictation between a.m. and 10 p.m. Fees start at 25 marks per hour. The hostess- secretary service will also sup- ply an interpreter or guide for a stop-over in Cologne between flights. P and 0 Lines and BOAC will join forces on ten Medi- terranean fly-cruise holidays wiih an all-inclusive price tag. Gateway cities for the 18, 19 and 20-day holidays will be Toronto, New York, Chicago, Detroit, Boston and Miami. Connecting flights can be made from other cities. The package will include round-trip air transportation between the North American gateways and London; hotel accommodation; theatre vista and tours in arid around the British capital; a Mediterra- nean cruise aboard a P and 0 ship; and shore excursions at some ports of call. Various cruises will visit Athens, Na- ples, Barcelona, Lisbon, Gi- braltar, Elba, Palma, Tene- rife, Madeira, Vigo, Istanbul, Ajaccio, Izmir, Alicante Can- nes Malta, Majorca and Paler- mo. P and O's S.S. Canberra, S.S. Oriana and S.S. Oronsay are the cruise ships. The first fly-cruise holiday departs June 7; five others are scheduled for July departures; two for September and one for October. A special Christmas-New Year's cruise aboard the ton Canberra is planned for De- cember. A.M.A. WORLD TRAVEL LOOKS AFTER 'ROUND THE WORLD TRAVELLERS! Pictured above making final arrangements for the tour of a lifetime are on ihe left, world traveller Miss Sandy Snowdon with her companion on the right Miss Linda Kolyk. Mrs. Roberta Homes, of the A.M.A. World Travel Staff also in the picture planned the trip for the girls who left Lethbridgo January 30th for Hawaii, New Zealand, Australia, South Africa, Middle East, Greece, Europe and the United Kingdom amongst other destinations. Put Your Travel Plant In The Hands Of Experienced Travel Counsellors See A.M.A. WORLD TRAVEL SERVICE 903 3rd AVENUE SOUTH, IETHBRIDGE OPEN A.M. TO P.M. MONDAY THRU SATURDAY. FREF PARKING AT REAR OF BUILDING QUMOBILE DELTA 88 Long wheel base i Smooth, Exclusive new G-Ride i Smoother. Power steeringiEasy. Power front disc brakes i Sure. All You bet. a1 AtyourOlds dealer's. Why? i It's the easiest way to move up to big Olds! Delta 88 has always been the easiest way to move up to the big-car world of Oldsmobile. But the newly-styled big Delta 88 has got to be practically irresistible. Just wait till you drive it! And that's easily arranged. What you notice first is what you don't notice. Road noise. Vibrations. Jolts. Bottoming, There's a grent new ride to go with those great new looks. Top that typical Oldsmobile engineering leader- some of the equipment illustrated if optional at Kim coll. ship with Delta 8S's proven value. It all adds up to a lot of car with a lot of siamlai'ii steering, power front disc brakes. Rocket 350 V8, full wheel discs and at a price that's got to surprise you. Very, very pleasantly. Make your move up to big Olds. It's never been easier. It's never been belter. ;