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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 26, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta Perfumed Air Enchants Visitors Bermuda-A Garden At Sea llv SOSIA DAY Although no traveller since iiLMiuiTiA llas claimed such remarkable HAMILTON1, BbllVUDA ifactorv powers when approach- A sailor aboard a ship crossing ...a tw: isolated island. ship crossing the Atlantic in 1830 swore that he could smell orange blossom. His (ellow ctcwrcen scoffed, but soon the mysterious fragrance was tilling their nostrils too. At the time, the ship thirty miles from Bermuda. The perfume which apparently wafted so incredibly far over the waves came, it was later re- ported, from an orchard ot 000 blossom-laden orange trees on Bermuda's hillsides. Planning A Trip To TORONTO VANCOUVER MONTREAL THUNDER BAY or even CALGARY? We'll Be Pleased To MAP YOUR ITINERARY ARRANGE FOR TICKETS HOTEL ACCOMMODATION CAR HIRE Co m p le I e Domestic Travel Service al No Exlic Cosl See Us for Ycur Next Trip We'll be happy la aisiill R LAWS ON TRAVEL 25 offices specijliiinfl in holidays. MARQUIS HOTEL BIDG. Phone 327-4094 or 328-3000 ng this tiny isolated island, vistors remain enchanted hy Is pei fumed air. Scents of pas- sion flower, frangipani and ole- ander drift over garden walls; u'll.v slopes carpeted with whit- islvyellow (lowers exude frag- rances of freesia and narcissus: along the seashore tlie langy smell of salt i.iingles with that of sea lavender. Bermuda is, indeed, one, large, lanscaped garden, wilh an astonishing variety of vege- tation. It's as though some greet fingered visitor once assemblei all his favorite plants, jumbled them together and planted the on a chain of rocky islets HX hundred miles anywhere ii the Atlantic. Because Ihe islaw is constantly washed by warm waters of Gulf Stream and never gets frostbitten plants cf both and trop leal climes thrive in happy har mony. Name almost any fruit or vegetable from a humble cga rot to a champagr.e loqual and chances are you'll find it growing somewhere in Ber- muda. The same goes for flowers. Take a walk along the winding lanes of Southampton Parish and you'll see wild roses along- I side the cxc'.ic blooms of prickly pear. Peep over stone walls into Bermuda's trim, English-style gardens and discover delight- ful contrasts tropical hibi- scus sharing the same flower- bed as snowdrops: a mass of Anligua Drops .Customs Unli.cs On Many Goods ST. .lOHM'S, ANTIGUA Announcement is marie by the Anligua Tourist. Beard that cus- toms dulies have abolish- ed on a number of items im- ported into Ibc island. The items lislcd arc cameras, Swiss walchcs and clocks. French perfumes, articles of lead crystal, articles of war- ranted fine porcelain or bone china, gold articles where the gold content is H karats or liigh- er, articles of sterling silver, incorporating ster- ling silvci or gold of 14 karat or more, and articles of island cotlon. nspdragons. sweet j.cas and to el-me-nots blooming under- calh a coconut prim; English vy snaking up t'ne Hunk of a i'ant rubber tree. Bermuda's gardens are color- ul at any time of year since here's no particular growing season. (In January, v.hcn trees are bare r.ot so far away in chilly Canada, Bermudians are larvesting oranges and Jut'gardens here are al their >csl in springtime, when an- nuals appear oleander bush- es burst into bloom. The Bermuda Garden Club tours of the island's loveliest Iwuses und gardens, .March through May. Each Tues- day visitors can get a dose look at Bermuda's highly indiv- idual archetecture ant' stroll around flower-filled gaidens. Often called the of springtime in Bermuda is the Easter lily, which bloams in mid-March. Tile white tvumpet- shapod flowers completely cover fields and flowerbeds of some aardcns, giving al first glance the impression that patches of snow have faller upon Bermuda. Much in demand overseas, the lily is tile sole survivor of an export industry which once in- cluded co'.lon, tobacco, pine- apples, bananas and onions. Bermudians treat their lilies with great reverence. At Kasler. complemented with delicate fronds of fern, they ttccorale church altars. Lucky is the bride who is marriec1 in spring- time, when she can experience' the delight of riding lo church in a horse and carriage decor- a'.cd with Ihe fragrant blossoms. A few enterprising ladies even embellish hats with the curly- Beiges petals for a pcr- umed Easter bonnet. The wonderful, heady per-; 'unie of the Easier lily ".liivh often wafts over garden walls in springtime can now be on- joved all year lhaiks to the ingenuity of a Bcrmudian lemily who some years ago found a WAV to extract the fragrance and boltle it. They al% complet- ed the hitherto-unsuccessful ex- periment of making z perfume from passion flover, a pretty purplc-and-green (towering vine which is also synonymous wilh Eastcrlimc. Both are bottled in Ihe Perfume Factory al Bailey's Bay, a tiny, immaculate build- ing, set among acres of (lowers, which visitors are invited to tour. __ Thursday, Moiih 26, 1770 THE IE1HBRIOGE HERALD 13 Travel Bud gel Problems Solved By Mocumping How many limes have you tour leader vYr.tr aim is lo see sked yourself, "How can faf-1 lhat your journey is packed ord to see all of Europe on my with inleresl and pleasure, ravel It's a nag-1 Motoring around Europe is al- ;ing question that's often in the' ways more fun when you are ninds of travellers keen lo sec i travelling with a mixed group as much of the world as pos- of adventurous fun loving peo- sible. Now, if you really want lo pie. If you think thst Coniinental watch your pennies and still j mocamps are anything like the see the" best that Europe canlor.es al you are in for a offer, there's a sound, sensible i pleasant surprise. Camping is and economical solution to all growing in popularity year by your mocamping. year on the Continent. anu the lour. icainp sites have been dcvelop- Yoii will travel in a latest' ed to a particularly high de- model bus or mini bus. catering for the needs c< fortably appointed and with a! highly selective holiday-makers. BERMUDA'S SPRINGTIME CARPET-The herald of springtime in B e m u d a is the Hauliful Easier lily. Its while, Irumpet-shoped blossoms completely cover fields in .d-March and April, creating the illusion ihot patches of snow have fallen on ihij sub-tropical island. Much odmired overseas, the fragrant lilies are picked every year while still in bud and flown lo Ihe Uniled Stales, Canada and Britain, lo bloom for such occasions as Palm Sunday, Easter ond Mother's Day. These lovely blooms ore port of ihe lily display in the Botanical Gardens. Irdam! Solves Holiday Problem Rent Cottage Or Mansion DUUI.1N The pnih'eii) of .he holiclayer seeking a vaca- lion in a home away from home, in a place where he can relax as if it were his own. has been solved in Ireland by Holi- day Homes tIreland) Limited, which has on its books 50 houses that can accommodate among them about 500 people. All of (he houses undergo in- spection and have every- mod- ern convenience. They range from collages on remote hill- sides to mansions on priva'c estates and neat suburban vil- las in Irish towns. The majority of the proper-j tics available are in Ihe ern countries of (Iain ay. Mayo. Kerry and Clare, which contain some of Ireland's test scenery.: fishing, hunting, shooting and trekking. There are also a num-, her of houses available in Dub- lin. Eventually, houses will be [ivailubl" throughout Ireland. The holiday homes, which have been chosen with greal atleniion lo details, renl from I !as little as S20 per person per ucek and there are no land- I todies or inventories to cope i with. For a family 'or a group AMERICAN EXPRESS LYONS OLSON'S of friends, toy can provide one of Ihe cheapest aud most agree- able holidays availahlcT A coupon on which Ihe visitor can insert his special require- ments, such as sporting facili- ties, location, lenglh of slay, 1 mimhor in party and reserva-l liun of a self-drive car can he. obtained from Holiday Homes (Ireland) Limited. 26 Eyre Srniare, Galway. Further infor-; maljon may also be obtained: from Ihe Irish lourisl Hoard's' Canadian offices al 7 King Street East. Toronto, ami 21M Drummond Street. Montreal. I? ATTENTION CHARTER PASSENGERS! A.M.A. WORLD TRAVEL Ate Agents For GLOB At COOKS TRAFALGAR FRAMES TOUR COMPANIES in EUROPE ALSO BRITISH and EUROPEAN RAIL SEE A.M.A. WORLD TRAVEL FOR YOUR AFTER ARRIVAL IN EUROPE ARRANGEMENTS! A.M.A, WORLD TRAVEL SERVICE 903 3rd Avenue South, lelhbridge, Albcrii Telephone 328-1771 or 328-7921 Office Optn MONDAY ihrcugh SATURDAY 9.00 a.m. lo p.m. All ENQUIRIES WELCOME Truly a credit to our fast-growing city this lovely new building stands out os an example of fine architecture and good taste. It is encouraging to have in our midst, businessmen with an eye to Ivie future and confidence in the future growth and prosperity of Lethbridge. YOUNG, PARKYN, McNAB CO, and DATATRON PROCESSING SYSTEMS LTD. On the Completion and Opening of your Ultra-Modern new offices. The following business firms are pleased to hove been ossociolcd in the o! Ihrs utlra-modcrn new slruclure and every best wish lo Ihe now Icnonls. A. D. Palmer Supplies Ltd. 3325 1st AVENUE 5. PHONES: 327-1872 327-0560 HEATING AND VEN1IIATION BY C A Sheet Metal 1709 2nd AVENUE S. PHONE 323-5973 N. H. Fooks Associates Architects and Engineers 2650 S. PARKSIDE DRIVE LETHBRIDGE 326 5th STREET 5. Floor Coverings Installed Capitol Furniture PHONE 327-8578 Electrical Installations Chiste Electric Co., Ltd. 12th STREET 'A' N. PHONE 327-3929 Co-ordinating Contractor Glen Little Construction Ltd. CONTRACTORS AND ENGINEERS 206 31 si STREET N. PHONE 327.4876 Painting and Decorating By- Louis Nits PAINTER 2302 8th AVENUE 'A' S. PHONt 327-1051 Pre-Casf Concrete Beams Nord Pre-Cast Concrete Ltd. NO. 8 COAl MINE PHONE Plumbing Installations By- Paul's Plumbing Heating Ltd. 128 N. MAYOR MAGRATH DRIVE PHONE 327-8123 ;