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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 30, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 22 UTHBRIDGE HERALD Thunday, March 30, 1172 tickets UK visLUirs SrnnnuT Olympics in Munich criii now a spec ml ti- cket (hi? Olympia KaLM'ass plcments for Tide's ami Inter- city trains A Olyin- pia-Iiail-Pass costs I'S S5H.IXI, am! is .subject to the usual sup- that is for unlimited use I plemenhn'y fees if used on 1st- 011 T.fiCO mi Jos of train routes in class trains. Children between j (lie South of Germany between Krjuikfurt (Main) and tlic SwLss- AiLstrkm border, the German Federal Kailronil announced. Valid for 21 days between Au- gust 12 and October 15, 1972, Olympic Kail Pass is good on all lines operated by Ccnnaurail, including transit services in. (subway, S- Bahn, trolley and bus It aLso entitles the holder to a 50 per favc reduction on tritiiis beyond the area for which tiio pass is sold. 'Die same redact inn applies to pri- vate niisrond lines in Germany, (he ageji of 4 and 10 years pay half fare. An Olympia-Rail-Pass c a n only be purchased by persons with permanent residence out- side of Germany. The number of the name of holder, as well as first and last day of validity mast be entered in the Olympia-Rail-Pass by the issu- ing office. In North America, it can bo obtained from travel agents, the German F e d cral Railroad, 11 West 42nd vStreet, New York, X.V. 10036, at Ger- man Federal National Touvist Offices In the United States and GFR bus lines, and steamer j Canada. In the Federal Repub- servico on Lake Constance, Tlte j lie of Germany, the pass is price for a Ist-class ticket is only sold at a few specified US and includes sup-i ticket offices. iges When the nations participat- j ing in tlu 1972 summer Olym- pics march into the Munich sta- Gonnanrail's only be completed but perfect. Originally planned to be eight years in the building, Munich's metropolitan rapid ____--------------- prcpara- -------r........ _., tiors for the big event will not i tern with a 400 km nctwoi I a meter long tonn is designed to carry some visitors per hour to the Olympic field, leaving then; off at the station called "Olvrn- pia Stadion." The "Olympic already in use, were des igned wit h every modern comfort in mind and built rug- ged enough io withstand the rigors of mass transportation. Another consideration is tho in preparalion for Easter Western tourists honored BOMBAY fCP) An Indian government request that foreign tourists be treated like honored guests is being taken literally here. When a group of French and Italian, tourists recently went to Lalbaug to see the ancient workin g class dis tr ict, they were surrounded by friendly textile workers and their chil- dren. The visitors were given or- anges, packets of peanuts, fried fish and salted mangoes. A marriage band was comman- deered to play some local tunes for them. The tourists were then invited to attend a marriage feast. At one stage, said a tourist official, more than 1000 Bom- hayttes thronged a small court- yard where the Western tourists were being honored, 3 When Easter's in the air babieckas paint eggs New porls of call offered 15 European cruises Cisco, and another of 24 days io Equatorial Africa. Two other cruises, one of eight days, the other of 13 clays, will call at v n r i o u s porLs in Portugal, German Atlantic Line, repre- sented by Holland America Line Agencies, inc., has issued a four-color boreluire with details on 15 Kuropeati cruises it is of- fering from April 23 Io Dec. 27. 1972, all of which will sail on Ihe t.s. Hamburg or t.s. Han- seatic. These cruises, varying in length from eight Io 27 days, will depart from either Cuxha- ven or Genoa and will enable European bound travelers to extend their vacations to cities not usually included on a regu- lar European tour. Four cruises ore scheduled for Iceland, Spitsbergen and the North Cape, two of which are identical 13-day cruises calling at Reykjavik, Hanur.erfesl, Hie North Cape, Tromsoe, Svartisen Glacier, Trondheim, Oie, Mer- ok, Vik and Gudvangen. The other two cruises are 16 days long, with the same itineraries, which will include some of the satno ports as the first two but also will feature calls at Moller- hafen, Magdalena Bay and Longyearbyen in Spiisbergen as well as Bergen. Norway. A fifth cruise of 11 days is scheduled for only ports in Nor- way fincluding the North Cape) and Thorshavn in the Faroe Is- lands. Four additional cruises will sail to Uie Blach Sea area. Two of them will follow identical J4- day itineraries, calling at Istan- bul, Yalta, Odessa, Constanta, Piraeus (for Delos, Mykonos and Valletta. The-. oilier tv.o are 13 days long prime minister ant] now and bolh call at many of the I minister of foreign affairs, dc- same ports. There also will be Caribbean, Soulh America and j Spain, Morocco, tho Canary Is- Mexico that ends in Sail Fran- lands, Madeira and Cjibraltar. Minimum rates for the cruise program will range from Io Shore excursions and overland tours will be arrang- ed by Star Tours. Canada visitors to N.Z. booming WELLINGTON fCP) A striking increase in Canadian visitors to Nc.v Zealand in the last few years is shown in fig- ures from official sources. Be- tween 1968 and 1971 Canadian tourists increased by 100 per cent. For the year ended Alarch 31, 1958, Canadian visitors totalled In the corresponding pe- riod in 1970-71, the number had grown (o Forecasts are that 1971-72 mil show a further substantial in- crease. By a coincidence New Zea- land's present high commis- sioner to Canada is credited wit'j having promoted a break- through which prepared the way for a general growth in tourism to New Zealand. At Ihe opening of the James Cook, a major new hotel in Wel- lington, Sir Keith Holyoakc, for- divergence of certain Olympic games to such other cities as Augsburg for the boating con- tests, and handball and soccer By EVA N1VEN PRAGUE In Czechoslova- kia, as in a countries of folk aris and dying out. The Czech and the Slovak young people are more interested these days in rock Bohemia, but more especially in Moravia and Slovakia, there women the babicckas in their black dresses and coats. games that arc to take place in i in folk dancing, in wearing Augsburg, Nuremberg, Bocblin-1the latest that the re-i Christmas. gen, Goeppingen, Passau and The international participants in the handball and number of other are still young people who like Itreir heavy boots and head the old j to dress up in the local cos- i scarves, who hold onto the old traditions are] tumcs and observe the old tra-1 ways. '......ditions just as children in Can-i The babieckas are about the ada still like to go trick or treat- j onlv ones icfl who have mas. ing on Hallowc en or pretend to tered and still practise the art telieye in Santa Glaus at o( painting Easter eges. Not all _ 13-day i cruise to Scandinavia and Rus- sia which will call at Helsinki, Leningrad, Stockholm, Visbv Gydia (Poland) and Copenhagen. Another one of 13 days sails for the Mediterrane- an, calling at Istanbul, Piraeus gional costumes, and in going One of the customs boys en- off on weekends to ski. fish, sail I Joy in parts of Czechoslovakia hike rather than staying at soccer games will even have home to take Part m traditional is the "pretend" hunt for girls their living quarters in Ger- manrail trains. These "rolling Olympic vil- catering io every re- quirement with couchettes, massage booths, dining-car and Ist-class compartments, will take the Olympic crews to their daily "Battlefields" and back to Munich. Although some crews have indicated that they intend to bring their own cook, Germanrail will offer their sportsmen, and the railroad's j regular guests, the usual fine cuisine of its dining-cars. j But to make sure that travel- I ers do not oversleep their des- tination after a hearty meal in the dining car, Germanrail's nc-w sleepers, which will be r.-. _. who, when found, give church processions. i finders Easter eggs. However, in some villages of! But it's the older head of a of them have the artistic abil- ily, of course, nor the time these days for such a time-con- suming pastime. scribed bow Jt happened. "I remember when Ihe (for Delos, Mykonos, hotels. Famagusta (Cyprus) anil Beir- ut Two long cruises, bolh on the Hamburg, arc included in the program; one of 27 days Io the present government came into office back in he said. "Our minister of tourism then was Dean Eyre and I can still recall the despairing look that used to come into his eyes when people mentioned plans for new 1 oil free number Space Bank. computerized reservations sendee of Ameri- can Express Company of Can- ada Ltd., offering world-wide hotel and car rental reserva- j ditioned, will have" electric tions at no charge, is changing j alarm clocks at each berth. And iUs national and Toronto area j an electric coffee machine in telephone numlwrs. i the train pantry will see to it Throughout Canada the new j that a passenger gets off fullv toll free number Io call, effec-i awake and ready to join in the live April 1, is 1 800 261-3333. I Olympic excitement. Those that have use the wax technique, painting a design on j eggshell with tiie pin that has been Isaria no-visa ruling it i clipped in wax. The egg is then j dunked into yellow dye, after j which another design is "paint- i ed" on in wax and the eg dropped into a darker color1. This process is repeated until the pattern in a variety of col- t ors is completed. The final touch is to polish the egg with bacon fat. has been announced i The daily colorful designs are j Summer cruises Io Nova vScolia. "He had hotel plans. used to say. 'People can't sleep an expression for Taper he in paper palaces.1 "Ft wasn't 1962, wlien Dean Eyre introduced the tour- ist accommodation development scheme to back private projects with government loans or loan guarantees, that ihe industry really started to grow. j "Deaa Eyre is now nur high commissioner in Canada, but he was hark in Wellington recently and I know how happy he was to sec the latest result of the scheme he advocated." Tn fact, the tourist accommo- dation development scheme has done a great deal to overcome the acute shortage of accommo- dation which imposed the chief barrier to tourist growth in New Zealand. The James Cook Hotel in Wel- lington, a 2UO-suite, 12-storey building, is the first full interna- tional standard hotel in the cap- ital ant! the icth hole! to be built in the country under the tourist accommodation development scheme. In all the government has provided in loans on favorable terms, and in loan guarantees under the scheme. Dean Eyre haj been New Zea- land high commissioner in Can- ada sirce 1SG3. He has been reappointed for a second term until the end of 1973. Japan-Mexico air pacl signed Mexico and Japan have signed a bilateral air treaty permit- ting airlines of both nations to fly between Mexico City and Tokyo, the Mexican National Tourist Council reports. Japan Air Lines plans thrice- flights from Tokyo to Mexico City with a slop in Van- couver beginning in April, ac- cording to a statement hy Mr. Ko Sugawara. president -and di- rector general of JAL in Mexi- co City. JAL anticipates some Japanese businessmen and visitors utilizing the fligbis in the first yea.' to reach botii Mexico and other destinations in Latin America. German Atlantic Line, which is represented by Holland Am- erica Line Agencies. Inc., is now distributing a four color brochure describing three 13- I day cniiscs the t.s. Hamburg soundproofed and fully aircon- New to Peking 111 ATTENTION CHARTER PASSENGERS! The A.M.A. World Travel Service is the "gent for these tour companies in Europe: GLOBAL COOKS TRAFALGAR FRAMES AMERICAN EXPRESS FOURWAYS HORIZON SOUTHDOWN We are olso ihe agents for BRITISH and EUROPEAN RAIL For oil your "alter arrival in Europe" arrangemcnli, or viiil tho courlcoui, efficient Half at tho .A. World Travel Service 903 3rd Ave. S. IETHBRIDGE ALL INQUIRIES WELCOMEI Office open Monday thru Saturday 9 o.m. to Free parking a! rear of building PEKING (Router) A sec- ond edition of an English-lan- guage tourist map and guide to Peking went on sale today within weeks of its initial ap- pearance. country for a period of not less than 48 hours and not more 1 (linn months. Neither are visas required by i tourists who stay in Bulgaria for less than -18 hours providing i their stay is organizer! by Bui- garian travel agencies and that they arrive by ship, plane, bus, or other means of commercial transport. The first such available in Pekinj cultural revolution publication since the of 1966-69, the guide went on sale in large numbers Jan. 10, proving tre- mendously popular with vis- itors. Stocks already had dwin- dled before the great influx of Americans accompanying Presi- dent Nixon. When the guide was first pub- lished, it was widely regarded as a sign of further relaxation of China's official altitude to- wards foreigners. ft.s republication appears to t indicate that a growing number of visitors is expected, particu- larly official guests for whom Ihs guide is clearly aimed, since fexv tourists have visited China in the last six years. Picture postcards put on sale in the last few weeks also are seen as a further indication of a general relaxation of the rigid Tn political line of the cultural rev-1 r GSllVal 111OV6S olution. Foreign nationals who enter Bulgaria with transit visas and extend their way over the 48 hour limit and remain in the country as tourists also do not require visas. The no visas arrangement does not cover foreign nation- als travelling transit through Bulgaria; staff and personnel on foreign diplomatic, commer- cial and other missions; foreign nationals travelling for business purposes, and nationals of for- eign countries coming to Bul- garia to study nt Bulgarian schools and universities or who stay as guests, except in cases provided for in special arrange- ments, Neither does the visas ar- rangement cover foreign na- tionals who visit Bulgaria more than tx-.'ice in the course of the same calendar year. work several weeks before Eas- ter and on weekends their delicate art eggs into old beaten- up suitcases to take to town to.................. ,______ r, sell to passers-by, along with j gers with ample time Io bunches of pussy willows. Enough of the eggs are kept back to give to grandchildren and other youngsters at Easter, a time of year that also calls for extra housecleaning. white- washing and polishing of win- dows, baking of special cakes, and the setting out of wine glasses for visitors. Only when all of these tasks have been done are the babieckas ready for Easter. Newrort Jazz Trans-Polar air cargo doubles MONTREAL Air cargo has taken a leading role in Trans- Polar operations by Scandina- vian Airlines between Europe and Japan via Anchorage, which started 15 years ago this month. Sircc SAS pioneered the shortcut over the Xortb Pole, it has carried passengers and It.850 tons of freight on flights on the route. Pas- sengers have included both Ja- panese and Scandinavian royal- ty as well as businessmen and tourists of a score of nations. The most spectacular devel- opment on the route, however, has been in freight, which has more than doubled in the lasl five years, ies, Aug. 4, Aug. 18 and Sept. 1. Each will feature almost two full days in Hamilton, Bermu- da, which will provide passen- Io tour the island. In addition, tho cruises also offer a day and a night in Quebec City, a full day's stay in Halifax, a full day in Sydney on Cape Breton Island and a day of crusing the scenic Saguenay and St. Lawrence Rivers. Rates for these cruises start at and range up to A program of shore excur- sions and overland tours will be offered by Star Tours. Travelaire. The Total Travel Trailer. to New York TORONTO. The Nouport j Jazz Festival, one of the i world's leading musical events, i will bo moving this summer from its Rhode Island home to New York Citv. The festival "will he held July 1-9. Scheduled arc 27 events including six days of concerts at Carnegie Hall, six days of presentations at Philharmonic j Hall nml two outdoor musical I events in Yankee Stadium. 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