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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 3, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Naples fine holiday city except to drive around in By IION SCOBLINC NAPLES The middle-aged lady from Denver In the Hart- nell suit was searching for her ancestry. Or rather she was helping her husband find. his. In the cool of the hotel lounge they pored over a spread out map. "There it said her hus- band, stabbing his finger at a thin yellow line on the map, "Via Simonelli... that's where papa came from." All that remained for the cou- ple lo do was ride in a bright yellow Flat taxi to see the little street where papa was born. Papa had left it and Naples more than sixty years before, bound for the U.S' Now his son was making the pilgrimage to see the place papa loved so much. Nobody in Via Simonelli re- membered papa. But the in- credible thing about this story is the way the Neapolitans made the two Americans feel at home. Notliing was forced. The people truly wanted to make the couple feel that Naples was their home. The same happened to me. My pap came from North Devon which nobody in Naples knew at all. But they gave me the feeling that I was special lo Naples, a city which Canadiaas can reach daily fly- ing Air Canada or BOAC lo London and onward from the British capital by British Euro- pean Airways or Alitalia. I was seeking the true pizza, that delicious dish of dough, cheese and well, almost any- Hung you like, and I was urged to try the Pizza Margherita. The bill for this with a bottle of excellent Ischia wine came to less than The same fare for about the same price can be had almost anywhere in Naples. A "stand up and eat it" meal is even cheaper, and the quality is just as excellent. The Neapolitans are keen on "in- slore" entertainment, and for a very modest donation the wife THE HARBOR OF NAPLES WITH VESUVIUS IN THE BACKGROUND Yellowstone begins second century A winter wonderland The first winter season of Yellowstone National Park's second century is about lo be- gin. The wlnler world of Yellow- stone National Park is (he fab- Jed fantasyland millions have heard about but few have seen to enjoy. The crisp clear air of water magnifies the magic of steaming geysers; the abundant wildlife migrates to (he tower hospitality. plateaus, drawn to the warmth of thermal areas. The ever- green forests are splashed with sparkling white, and steam- ing, crystal clear hot streams slice through the whitened landscape. Snow Lodge neslles in the midst of this winter wonder- land, a centre of warmth and HAWAII AM. .A. travel service laid Important to they're snapping our picture! For Ihe best in HAWAIIAN HOLIDAYS at LOW, LOW PRICES book your PLEASURAMA (C.P. Air) if FUNSEEKERS (Ward Air) if SUNFLIGHT (Pacific Western) With A.M.A. World Travel. Weekly departure! from Calgary. Faros from if Q O I w A.M.A. WORLD TRAVEL 608 5th AVENUE SOUTH Alt INQUIRIES WELCOME Phone: 32B-118I and 328-7921 Located near the world fam ous Old Failhful Geyser, Sno' Lodge enlers ils second year o winter wonderland accommo dations serving as a hub of ac livilies for Yellowstone Park' glittering white world. Park rangers conduct inter esling nature walks on snow shoes through the snowcoverec geyser basins. The beautifu new National Park Service 01 Faitliful Visitor Centre is a pop ular way station. Old Failhfu Geyser's winler displays ar even more magnificent than he summer shows. Ski lours and snowcoach ex cursions, exhilarating snowshoe j hikes and exciting snowmobili trips all emanate from Snow Lodge. Tours by big ten-passen per enclosed and heated Snow coaches skim through the white and green beauty of Yellow stone country lo the geyser ba sin and the spectacular Grani Canyon of the Yellowstone. The winter days of Yellow stone are a photographer's dream. Crisp and contraslini colors provide the perfect seen ario'for color photography. The wildlife, steaming therma areas, winter outdoor activities and panoramic views from higl vistas delight amateur and pro- fessional photographers alike i The warm Snowcoaches have ceiling hatches that swing open so that no special scene is miss led. While Yellowstone Park's winter temperatures may sometimes dip below zero, the average daytime temperature in the Park is 33.3 degrees dur- ing the coldest months of De- cember. January and Febru- ary. Temperatures are pleas, anlly mild and contributing to the comfort is Ihe area's low humidity. The winter wonderland of Yel- lowstone Park is a unique and spectacular display of nature. It will be the perfect winter break for thousands of visitors this year. Agreement signed for low-cost tours MONTREAL Air Canada has signed a million agree- ment with Suntours Ltd. to lease aircraft to the Toronto- based travel promotion com- pany which will be used in its program to stimulate low-cost tours by Canadians to southern destinations. Under the agreement, Air Canada will provide both DC-8 and DC-9 equipment and all services related to the opera- tions of the aircraft to facilitate vacation travel to Jamaica, Barbados, Martinique, Guade- loupe, St. Lucia, Acapulco, Hai- ti and Panama City. Suntours will operate a total of 21 differ- ent tour programs to these destinations out of Montreal, Toronto, Ottawa and Halifax. The programs include round- trip travel, hotel accommoda- tion and ground transportation, and they will be in effect now through September, 1973. They will be offered to individuals as inclusive tours and are lo be sold through travel agents. No club membership Is required. The program to Martinique and Guadeloupe will be carried out in co-operation with Air France, the two airlines shar- ing departures from Montreal. A i r Canada emphasized that the Suntours package comple- ments the airline's Sun-Living program, which offers a range of vacation holidays to fourteen southern destinations on its scheduled services. Ground broken for Washington Stale pavilion SPOKANE Gold shovels biting the brown earth symbo- lized the beginning of the [irst construction project on the site of Expo '74, and for many Spokane citizens, it was the first physical evidence that the rebirth of their city's core area was more than a dream. At a lunch-hour ceremony re- cently. Washington State Gov- ernor Daniel J. Evans and Spo- kane Mayor David H. Hodgcrs broke the ground on the site of the Washington Slate Pavilion. The act symbolized the start of development of a 100-acre riverfront park, on which Expo '74 will be staged for six months. Until the ceremony, the only activity on the site has been demolilion of existing rail- road facilities which now occu- py most of the areas. The 57.5 million Washington State project will give Spokane a permanent performing arts theatre and convention centre. Phent I 272-9734 2720 torlow Trail N.E. Calgary. Alberta WE HAVE RESENUD SPACE FOR THE LAST MOON SHOT! DECEMBER 6, 1972 FLORIDA The First 40 PEOPLE BOOKING GET TO WATCH THIS SPECTACULAR EVENT... "GYPSY JAUNT MOTORCADES" geei from Nor, 12 Dec. 13 SCIENTISTS FARMERS RANCHERS Take this "Gypsy Jaunl Motorcade" and hove time of your life. Remember hall ol your tun is coming and going in a which is fully sel (-contained and equipped While i'n Flor.da Visit (he Everglades, Disney- world. Miomi, Key West and milch more. Wagonmaster, mechanic and louring coach (tht go along for your comlorl and convenience. fOOK NOW Deposit of reserves your Motorhome. or girl-friend will be charmi-d by the renderings ol a local vio- linist or guitarist. Apart from seeking the orig- ins of the family and a burning desire lo eat pizza, there are lots of other things worth doing in Naples. Excursions lo the beautiful islands of Ischia and Capri cost less than From the steady platform of the glass-domed hydrofoil heading out to sea the ancient city, with the long-still Vesuvius looming up in the background, is perfec- tion to the cameraman. For the we all feel some of the splendor of ruins of Pompeii and Hercu- laneum provide a petrified trea- sure-house of a long-gone civili- zation. And for seekers of Ihe golden body, the beaches to the north are superb. Water-skiing and diving equipment are available at almost any of the beach resorts. One word of warning, (hough in Naples is for the young, bold, bilingual and bra- zen. No quarter is given to the driver who doesn't know where he's going. So if you are tempt- ed to hire a car drive it very late at night or very early in the morning. In fact, perhaps Hie best way to enjoy Naples is to stay at a holiday resort along the coast and vkit the lown only for shopping and sightsee- ing. Friday, November 3, 1972 THE irTHBRlDGI HERALD 3 CP Air announce winter schedules CALGARY CP AJr's new winter schedule, efleclive Oct. 29, will involve only minor changes with (he exception of the addition of a weekly non- stop Calgary-Hawaii [light com- mencing Dec. 10. The airline's Executive Jet transcontinental eastbound ser- vice will depart daily at a.m. and p.m. for Winni- peg, Toronto and Montreal. flights leave daily at p.m. and p.m. arriving in Vancouver at p.m. and p.m. :0ur new transcontinental fares have been well received since going into effect Oct. said CP Air District Sales Man- ager Ken Bishop, "and anti- cipate a significant increase in pleasure travel within Canada this winter as Canadians lake advantage of the new, lower fares." Under [he new schedule, C, Air's Polar Roulc service t Amsterdam will leave Calgary each Tuesday and Thursday at p.m. Flights from Amster- dam will arrive each Wednes- day and Friday at p.m. As o[ mid-December, the Tuesday flight to Amsterdam will be re- scheduled lo Wednesday and the return flight on Wednesday will be re-scheduled to Thursday at the same times. CP Air's sen-ice to Mexico and South America will continue to be via Vancouver with flights departing each Friday, Satur- day and Sunday. Connections to these flights are available on the airline's daily transcon- tinental Executive Jet service to Vancouver. The non-stop service to Ha- waii leaves Calgary each Satur- day at p.m. arriving in Honolulu at p.m. The re- turn flight leaves Honolulu each Saturday at p.m. arriving in Calgary at a.m. via Edmonton. JUNGLE INHABITANTS A rain forest is the home o[ small forest animals, of which the monkeys are perhaps the best representatives. LAVISHING RENTAL VEHICLE from only 545 pet week Sedans Wagons Sports Freelance Leach Car Hire Ltd, 2MJllftocd.Gavenfm.Read ing Engbnd u, J LONG DISTANCE LONG DISTANCE IS HALF A IS HALF A BUCK ON SUNDAY Only Alberta lias il! ODD rales. You can phone anyone In Alberta from any oilier Alberta point al fifly cents or less (or three great minutes il you dial direct. Best of all, low SUNDAY-50 rales are in effect every week from Saturday midnight to 6 a.m. Monday. 'Rales do no( apply to person-lo-ptrson, collect, third parly billing, fimc and charge, pay phone, or credit card calls. If you happen to live in an area without ODD service, SUNDAV-50 rales apply to slalion-lo station calls placed with the Operalor. ;