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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 26, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Friday, Moy 26, 1972 THE IFTHBRIOGF: HERMD FOR CAMERA ENTHUSIASTS A native of the Yaguar Indian Iribe in the jungles of Leticia, Colombia explains a blow gun to camera enthusiasts during a recent tour of South America. Scenes such as this will bs commonplace for members of fcur camera safaris planned by CP Air this year. (CP Air Photo) South American safaris for camera enthusiasts Attention avid, amaleur pho- tographers: Four uniquely dif- ferent camera safaris lo cap- lure on film many of the strange and nol-so strange sights of South America have jusl been announced by CP Air. Jefs, hydrofoils, air-conditioned buses, ocean- going cruisers, canoes and river boals will serve as magic carpets for groups of not more than 25 camera enthusiasts who will travel with one of Norlh America's leading color photo- graphers and even a profession- al model. The accompanying director of photography will be Bill Gib- bons of Vancouver who has roamed (he world for his cli- ents, specializing in color pic- tures. The young lady model will dress in local or national costumes in most areas of each safari and will assist with pos- ing techniques. Each of the four safaris Is, In effect, a travelling camera school. Bill Gibbons' sole func- tion will be lo give advice and assistance in the area of expos- ure, composition and selection of subject mailer. Back up equjpmet will be carried should anyone run Inlo Irouble with his or her own camera gear. The safaris have been design- ed and scheduled by Wrightway Tours, specialists in Latin American travel. They are aimed at satisfying Ihc demand- ing needs of amateur and semi- p r o f e ssional photographers. They will be shown how to take difficult interiors, sunsets, and night shots, plus the rights and wrongs of good composi- tion, demonstrated individually and collectively. The safaris will slarl on July September 22 (both 23 days October 22 (22 days NIGHTMARISH ORDEAL Two years ago, Brilish diplomat James Cross was kidnapped and held noslage by (he FLO- In Weekend Magazine ihis Saturday, for ihe very firs! lime. Cross's daughler and her husband describe ihe family's Irying ordeal during the kidnapping which shocked millions. Don'i miss ihe first instalment of thii 1wo-parl slory. IN YOUR LETHERIDGE HERALD WEEKEND MAGAZINE and November 21 (23 days Each will cover a different re- gion. Areas and locations have been sclcclcd for their photo- graphic significance. Comfovt- abJe. .spacious transports! i o n will fccilibLe (be unhurried travel KO necessary for the ser- ious photographer, Every tiling is included: The best hotels, special meals and enterlain- ment and all tips, taxis and all surface and air transportation. The safaris are not for tho casual tourist wilh passing in- terest in photography. They are top-rated, carefully planned tours for those with a genuine interest in camera work. Tolal cost per person on a room shar- ing bafis range from for the 22-day third safari to for the 29-day second tour. Single accommodation is avail- able at an additional charge. Soulli Africa's resort spas are rising in popularity TORONTO The abundance of mineral springs scattered throughout South Africa's fou: provinces has brought about the development of a network of inland resort spas which are steadily growing in popularity with visitors and Soui'i Afri- cans alike. Attractive to those who pre- fer a relaxing vacation retreat, HID spas are set in picturesque rural countryside, yet offer all the modern holiday amenities. Some fire seasonal, others are open year-round, and rates are generally moderate. Soulli Africa has more than 80 mineral and hot spring; which, among them, offer near- ly all the different kinds of medicinal waters known lo Eur- ope and North America. Mod- erately saline, salt, sulphate, triple, siliceous and chalybeat- ic classifications are included. In Canada, more detailed in- formation on these spas, includ- ing rates, may be obtained from the South African Tourist Cor- poration, 2 St. Clair Avenue West, Toronto. Bermuda curbs HAMILTON, Bermuda (CP) Ships that allow gambling on the high seas may no longer make regular calls at Bermuda. Although technically the Ber- muda government cannot con- trol the actions of ships ouli'ide its territorial limits, it has a powerful weapon. This is a per- mit to come lo Bermuda. All liners wanting to call here have to get this permit before they can anchor or dock in the col- ony's waters There are three liners this summer making weekly calls from the cast coast of the United States. Two have gam- bling facilities and the third was Try trekking tours of Indian Himalayas DAR.TEELING. India For those people with o sense of adventure, trekking tours of Ihc Mian Himalaya are available this summer. The tours will be led by Com- mander M. S. Kohli. conqueror of Annapooma and the men who successfully led the Indian Everest expedition in 1965. According to Commander Kohli, treks should take three weeks, although shorter but equally interesting lours can be completed in one week. Treks are available in Uie Darjeeling, Kulu-Manali and Kashmir areas. Visitors can combine Irekking trips w i t h lours to several other areas in [ndia. planning to introduce the fea- ture. The new Cunard liner Cunard Adventurer actually has a ca- sino on board and as a result of the government decree this is to h e closed at all limes while (he ship is making weekly calls here from Norfolk, Va. The irony in the ban is thai widespread gambling is carried on openly in Bermuda, despite (he colony's law which makes it illegal. The dice game of crown and anchor is played openly at cricket mrlches on various grounds. Special areas are sel aside at the ground for the game. A local lawyer has sajc Ihe game is illegal, but authori- ties here have not commented. When the first big crickel match of the summer comes up shortly a lot of Bermudians are going lo be walching closely lo see if any action is taken by the authorities. Disposing those film, scraps Warning camera Veteran Viscount being retired Cambrian Airways, a sub- sidiary of British European Ainvaj's, has retired the old- est Viscount aircraft in exis- "Whisky Foxtrot" which made her first flight in 1953. The aircraft which has flown seven million miles and carried passen- gers, will the first civil airplane lo go on per- manent display. Mama-papa teams selling out Little Paris hotels dying PARTS (AP) The liLUe Pans hotels, v.'ith the toilet down one flight and the chain- berni aid who delivered He Miller-type fantasies with your morning croissant, are dying. NEW SUMMER FARES starting June 1. Plan ahcsd for an easy-going summer holiday this year. Greyhound's new summer faios across Canada keep the going ensy and a lo; of Enjoy your ride to and through scenic places in air- conditioned, rcstroom-equipped Scenicruisers all the way. Tell us your Jioliday destination we'll tell you an affordable fare. SAVE AS YOU GO from LETHBRIDGE: VANCOUVER CALGARY EDMONTON WINNIPEG TORONTO 4 Hips daily 4.45 6 Irips daily ".7S_f trip daily 1 trip daily MflCS 5UOJLCT 7O CIIANGL WITHOUT NOTICE GO GREYHOUND and leave the driving to us. For summer travel facts, charier sorvrco and1 package express tall Greyhound Bus Depot, 41] ilh Street S., Icl. 327-1551, local Greyhound ngent or fnvorilo travel agent. Information, Or call your The mama-papa teams who owned and ran them, charming or exasperating tourists with their kindness or crabbiness. are selling out, some to real estate developers, others lo businesses or firms who have transformed the hotels into tices or apartment blocks, Since 1950, 170 small hotels have closed in the cily, figures from the national tourist office indicate. No one is building any- thing of limited size lo replace them. It doesn't pay. The dying process would be a long and quiet, one, but the situ- alioji is underscored by the opening of three new hotels, all large, brimming with plastic and expensive. Paris' growing lack of interest in the traveller with a moderate income was illustrated at Easier, a period when thou- sands of Europeans arrive for a Jong weekend. .All (lie reasona- bly-priced hotels were full and tourists wore dispatched into the countryside for rooms. Man- agers of dc luxe Plaza Alhcncc, for admitted they were running at! only 50-pcr cent capacity. "We'll admit Hint the little Iwlel wilh (he pirl ivho brought the croissants lo your room is on the a government Klondike Days brochure onI EDMONTON Two hun- dred thousand brochures are. hoi off the press extolling Ibe virtues of Edmonton Klondike Days! and setting the record straight on Ihe historical signif- icance of the event. Jointly produced by the Business De- velopment Department of Ihc Cily of Edmonton and the Ed- 7iionlon Exhibition Association, the brochure explains the sig- nificant impact Ihc Klondike Gold Kush had upon Edmon- ton's early development. The new ICdmonton Klondike Days' brochure is large and complete. Photographs depict the great variety of events and free entertainment available In visitors, while Hie copy pro- vides all Ihc important facts about Iransportalion, accommo- dations, climate, etc. Klondike Hays Ihis year will be held from July 20-2S. tourist official says. "But the fact is there's no more person- nel available. You just can't slay put because something is your idea of charming. Why, a "lot of those little hotels that closed were sordid little places really." TJie government reports more than hotel beds in Paris, but other sources say only are government-approved and meant for tourists. The gov- cnmcnt also points to a pro- gram to encourage the building of new hotels. It grants loans of up lo 50 per cent on construc- tion costs, and next year will probably assist, in the buying ot land. But there is a big catch', the hotel you build in Paris musl have ion or more rooms. Not many liltle-hotcl owners can come up with enough cash to move inlo this kind of invest- ment. Big money is behind the three new Mcridien, Le P. L .M a 1 n t Jacques and L'Hotel du Club Mediterranee. Their major backers are, re- spectively. Air France a d Locw's Hotels, Ihc Rothschild bank, and the Club Mcdilcrra- nce vacation chain. Le Mcridien has rooms. The P. L. slands for Par- 812, and Club Meditcrranee 3-12. Their prices for a single room run 110-130 francs or A visitor finds them virtually indistinguishable from big mod- em holels elsewhere, with liltle dial's specifically French or Pa- risian. New cruise ship lo be launched The m.s. 1'rinsendam, new rniisp ship of Holland America Cruises, will be launched on July 7 and christened by Mrs. C. W. van dcr Vnrm Scbuur- in'iii, wife (i N. van dcr Vonn, member of Ihc Executive Board of Holland America Line. The Prinsendam is now under con- struction at (lie shipyard "He Morwcdo" in The Nether- lands. The keel for Ihc vessel was laid on Sept. 21. Maiden voyago ot Hie new ship will he a 42-dfiy cruise from Hollerdam to Singapore, where sho will bo based. fur; ALBKHTA. MOTORIST Travellers and recrcationists using cameras with self-devel- oping film are especially cau- lioned by Ihe Alberta Motor Association to take cxlra care in disposing of the inevitable film scraps from the handy camera. Besides being harmful lo clothes, the developing emul- sion on the scraps has proven to be a killer of fish and wildlife. According lo wildlife authori- ties, the scraps are a mount- ing threat to the environment as they poison the immcdiale areas of streams and Jiey are tossed or blown into. And, for some unknown reason, moose, elk. and ciucr 1'ke to eat .he highly toxic scraps. Many hoofed animals died in >arks and recreational areas ast year js a result of eating he film uTjfduc. Littering of film scraps is second only lo that of discarded cans, botllcs, and cups and even granite monument mark- ers in parks are suffering from the contamination. People the walls of the markers as a prop fur applying the special solution necessary lo protect and preserve some prints. They smear some of the solution onto the granite with a resuming rusty stain that can- not be removed. To curb UK: p'-ublem, uijsjji developing film f.hojM cairv ,1 litter bat' with tbi-ni ffir The ideal bag for such purpore would be made c.f a --lain and mol'ture pnxjf niritorni such as plastic. Valid health cerlififale need on entry to Greece Tourists entering Greece from Yugoslavia, Syria and areas of the Middle East must have a valid international healih certificate proving that they have been vaccinated cr re-vaccinated against small- pox, the Greek National Tour- ist a t i o n has an- nounced. The new require- ment applies until further no- tice and instituted fuiltw- ing reports of several oi smallpox in those coun- tries. Visitors coming to Greece directly from Korlh America or from oilier n-tn. infected areas do iir.t require vacLlljiiliull curlihrMi" Invented cruises P and 0 Line'', which invent- cd the C'jiKTpt of crur-iniJ over one hundred ycurs has scheduled during IP72 10 Alaska. Mexico. the Caribbean. Hie Mi.'dii'jrniiiL'an, the XorLh Sea. the South Pacific, and even to Nowhere. Recommended by The Manufacturers to relieve: Simple and Compound Thirst; Dryness of The Whistle; i and Common Fancy for a Brew. ANNOUNCING! for the First Time in The Proud Province of Alberta A NEW BREW of PREMIUM STRENGTH SKILLFULLY COMPOUNDED BY MASTER CRAFTSMEN TO MOST ANCIENT RECIPE AND ___________ SECRET And the First Such Brew in More than Three Decades (being a period in excess of 30 years.) TO BEAR THE PROUD, HONOURED and UNIVERSALLY ESTEEMED NAME "LETHBRIDGE" This fine product of Alberta (now generally available for a slightly higher bat still modest sum in current coin of the realm) bears the name, title, and device M 11 nil mm i: n mumirm Beware of counterfeit and feeble You are heartily enjoined to partake of its curiously refreshing flavour, appealing to Tradesman and Artisan, Country Folk and City Folk, alike; Even to The Professional Man with an Acquired Taste for Better Things. DO NOT ACCEPT SUBSTITUTES. Ask for it by name only! LETHBRIDGE MALT LIQUOR MOLSON BREW'ERY ALBERTA LTD. ;