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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 6, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 26 THE IE1HBRIDGE IIISAID Friday, October 1971------------------------------------------ You don't have to take your pajamas to Japan Record number of visitors attracted to Sonlli Africa Hv Sl'SAN HUOSSV As everyone lias ever visited a brut knows, internal ion al travel is fnnii'.ht with runny of them rnllier fnistralmg ov down- right annoying. But Japan is one country where tlic pleasing surprises that you find at any hotel in greatly oulnumber the not-KO- plensaiit variety. The Japanese have some won- derful customs have never encountered nnywlicro oUo. Among Ilicsr aie several lliat fo-i your pillow when the maul well a new toothbrush and i-oino5 in the afternoon to him i lilllc lube of paste, hygienically clown your hod. In other holds, in plastic, ami some- e s p c c i a 1 ly in sophislicalcxl; limes even ;i small safely razor cilies like Tokyo ami Osaka. with a tiny envelope, of shaving the yiikaLa may not be placed cream designed lor one-lime in your room but you can easily use. pel" one by calling maid scf- I The offering ot such personal VJCP. amenities stems from Ihe old If you are staying In the Japanese custom of traveling sarae'holrl (or a' week, YOU without luggage. The Japanese donl have to keep wearing the are used to having everything All Canadian figures this year, like the totals from most oilier countries, represent new record highs. The aggregate of all visitors i Sculh Africa for the five months January through May this year, up 19 per cent over a year ago. Canadians accounted for ap- proximately per cent of same yukala cacti night. Just leave the one you wore yester- day on your pillow in Ihe mor- ning, iiuri by nightfall a fresh- ly-laundered anil pressed you find at any hotel in Japan, will replace it. whether western-style or Japan- Yiiliiilas are especially coin- they need provided by their ho- lel "hosts. All hotels catering to west- erners also provide free Eng- lish language newspapers in decor and Furnish- ings. A clean col Ion yulakn, kimono-like robe long enough ler enjoying Iheir f am our. out by major lishers such Japanese pub- Asahi, Mainichi tollable after a hoi shower or and Yomiuri. At the Royal Ho- balh. In fact, it's a garment the lei in Sapporo, site of the 1972 .Japanese themselves wear of- to cover llic knees of even the likes of a pro-foolb aller is baths Western visitors in Japanese i given lo every hotel guest. In hotels will usually find several many hotels these are laid out little gifts in their rooms, HS Ghost toivn church scene REVELSTOKK. B.C. One "It was moved here .is a of the oldest churches in British j tourist he says. "BuL Columbia is being used again, if people want lo get married after many years in retire- I in it, that's fine wilh us." ment. Old St. Stephen's United Church, built almost a conlury I ago. resounded to the strains of the wedding march recently, after being moved twice, detli- 1 will cated, de-dedicated and re-de- i t? dicated. Originally buili in Donald, B.C., the v.oodcn church was later moved lo Field, whore eventually it was replaced by modern structure. The old niecl in Florida ITic tliird annual family Camping Congress will be held at s luxury camping resort on frame building would probably KeUles Island, Fla., next Febru- have been demolished if Go> I 21-23, Dan Ryan, President don Dell hadn't rescued it tor tns Family Camping Fcdcra- his town at Three Vsllcy din, near T h e church was bv Ttev. Phil Gajjlardi. minis I cr of highways, at its new tion of America announced. All segments of Ihe booming camping industry will be repre- This month it was used lor the first time since iU re-location formi-r Congress, vsliich will be the first large business meeting in convene at a camp- ing resort rather than al the as the scene of a when. Vrintcr Olympic Games, three different papers arc delivered to NIB room every lay. Canadians especially, but all English-speaking people in gen- eral, are happily surprised lo find how many Japanese peo- ple speak at least a little Kng- lish. Also, in most train sla- (ions, large restaurants and- ho- tels, instructions and menus are written with some English as well as Japanese charac- ters. Even on the street you wi find passnrsby able to help you with directions. If you stop someone who speaks no Eng- lish at all, he will invariably run off to find a friend or even another stranger who does speak English lo come back j and help you. We have had perfect strang- ers walk as far as six blocks lo show us the way, and always they seem genuinely pleased Lo be able lo help the gaijin (foreigner) find what he is look- ing for, English language radio pro- grams are also available on the U.S. Forces Far East Net- work to which most push-button radios in hotel rooms are tuned. One very refreshing Jap- anese custom is the use of hot inwels, known as ''Oshibori." Japan Air Lines introduced this custom lo the western world nn its international [Lights as long ago as 1954, and new many oth- er nalions have adopted it. centre complex mm traditional hotel or convention to bury your (acc jn fl I nice hot (or cool, in summer- jtimel moist towel an> grime from your hands cler-d a lovely sensation lo a weary traveler. Perhaps the biggest surprise i Japan has lo offer is that there DUBLIN The National i is real custom of tipping as and Ihe reception was held in j Museum in Dublin, noted (or we know it. Hotels and expcn- Pam McKcnzie and George Fifield of [levelslokc were uni- ted in marriage by Ilev. David Hoops of Kndnrby. A school j 7 teacher friend, Don Woodvvorlh, ICOrtfl coaxed traditional wedding mu- sic out of the wheezy old 01 pan, Ihe ghost to Saloon. Golden ripike its goM collection, has acquired [or (about Three Valley owrer and may-'rare god coin which is thought or. Gordon Roll, whose ghost to have been worth about town has aflracted thousands of when it was made more Ihnn tourists on Ihc Trans Canada 300 years ago. The coin, a double pistole, was made in 16-16 hy two Dub- lin goldsmiths, Gilbert Tongues i and Peter Vaneinhoven hor young Highway, says oil couples have considered using their wedding the church plans. RACISM IN ANTIGOH1SH The whiles of Ihe imoll Nova Scolia of Anlogonlsh had la ken pride in I he line riu monitor [an repulalion of I heir Si. francis Xavier Univcrsily So they somewhat surprised Ihis summer when Ihe blocVs started complaining of racial disrriminciicn. To learn what I rig g ere d I he unrest, Ihc recclion of I he people, and what's being done lo resolvm it, read Douglas report, th'ri Saturday IN YOUR IETHBRIDGE HERAID WEEKEND MAGAZINE EVEN "DOWN UNDER" You're still on TOP Wifh A.M.A. WORLD TRAVEL Presenting the 8lh ANNUAL FARMERS and RANCHERS TOUR Jo AUSTRALIA and the SOUTH PACIFIC Now ii the limo lo book your all-mcluiive lour lo Ihs beautiful South Pocifie. 28 day lour jncludei FIJI HEW ZEALAND onH AUSTRALIA. Departure dales as follows; DECEMBER IBlh, 1972 JANUARY 15lh, 22d, 29lh, 1973 FEBRUARY 12th, 19lh, 26th, 1973 MARCH 5th, 1973 IOUS FARE: per person from Far further informalion and broehurei canltur A.M.A. WORLD TRAVEL 608 5th AVENUE SOUTH ALL INQUIRIES Phone: 328-1181 and 328-7921 "ALl-FUN" LUXURY BUS TOURS at ECONOMY PRICES Now ii Ihe lime lo choose your Foil or Winter Holiday, while rescrvrjiloni are tlilF available A CALIFORNIA AND ARIZONA 1 6- day lour only RENO, NEVADA B-doy tour only LAS VEGAS 8-doy lour only South Africa continues to rc- a high rale of Increase In ic number of visitors arriving. Figures Just in show that 538 amc from Canada in April and at in May. increases of 81 per enl and 29 per cent over the otals ol 231 and 334, i-cspcctivc- for April nnd May of last ry Ihrough May) from Canada the Cajiadian-U.S. lolal In the this year, up 44 per ent over the who visited he country in the correspond- ng period of last year and an ncreasc of 33S per cent over he total of 700 from Canada in Sometimes the wanderings o[ five months at five muskoxcn Lake them 500 miles ol the North Pole. ALL-FUN TRAVEL PRESENTS 5 LUXURY BUS TOURS AT ECONOMY PRICES 1. CALIFORNIA-ARIZONA (16 day lour 1 deparlure only Iram Calgary on October 21sll FARE 2. REKO, NEVADA (8 day lour) Departure dates; Ocl. 14, Ocl. 22, Nov. 12, Dec. 22, 1972, Feb. 14, Mar. 10, QQ 31, 1973. FARE 3. LAS VEGAS [8-day DDparlurcs: Nov. 4, 1V72, Mar. 3, Mar. 24, May 5, 1973. FARE 4. ROSE BOWL (15 day tour 20, Feb. 10, 128.50 Departure on Dec. 23, 1972. FARE CALIFORNIA (16 day lour) Departures: Nov. II, Dec. Feb. 17, Mor. 17, Apr. IX, 1973. FARE fares shown are based on double occupancy !c fares are available upon request BROCHURES AND RESERVATIONS NOW AVAILABLE AT 1972. Jan. 27, 263.50 R LAWSON TRAVEL OFFICES COAST-TO-COAST MARQUIS HOTEL BIQG. Phone 328-3000 or 327-4094 MO NEED FOR PAJAMAS Cotton Kimono, called yukala are given to all guests a I Ja panese stylo holds. They are worn nf rcr bathing, while sleeping, and fcr casual around the inns, focth indoors and out. Usually all Ihe yukata cl a particular irn have the snmc pallern, bolh for men and women and a clean one is supplied lo each guest daily. (Japan Air Lines) Among the ramphlols booklets available from Hrilish no Airwayd iandJ' onc (hat al1 lhat may purcha.cec shops along v.ilh (he CIPS accep.ecl in payment. Airways, 100 University Avc- nue (Suite Toronto. MOLSON CANADIAN ummer- -j-y n to wipe i Duty-tree s is in- shops arc sive restaurants place a 10 per cent s P r v i c c charge auto- matically on all hills, hut no additional lipping is expected (.such as when the room service i airports served by BEA which waiter arrives, or you ask for duty-Ires and tax-free more towels, or you send a bell- shopping. boy to deliver a package else- Also listed, airport by air- where in your Taxi cab port, are the principal items rites are not only cheap (you can ride most places within the major cities for loss than 51.00) but also drivers never expect a j Six airport shops offer duty- tip, and will usually refuse one frce shopping to arriving as if it is offered. well as departing passengers. Speaking of all drivers These are located in Ssfia, carry matchboxes wilh Iheir j Budapest, Btlgarde' company's name and telephone j Zagreb, and, for a broiled'num- nujmbcr, and mcs' hand you Ihc matches as soon as you enter the cab. These little sou- venirs are a godsend if ever j Frce shops in Ihc U .K and you forget a package or urn-1 vvTuc British European brella in a cab. There are ever so many oth-i cr nJcelics awaiting Ihe Cana- dian visitor lo Japan, not the least of which is the warm, friendly altitude the Japanese have. It's somelhing you feel, and when you've met and talk- ed with a few Japanese, you know for sure it's true. As the old says, "It's Air Canada's Manager of Tour the little things that j Development, has hecn prosent- and the westerner can look (or-! td Austria's Medal of Honor ward lo countless nice "liltlc by, lha Austrian National Tour- when he visits Japan. isl Office. hsr 01 i'.cms. Reykjavik. For n free copy of this hook- Icl, 'Guide to Tax and Duty Awarded medal for tour efforts MONTREAL Glyn Lovell, MONTHLY DEPARTURES A.M.A. WORLD TRAVEL 60B 5lh AVENUE SOUTH All WELCOME Phono 32B-11B1 and 323-7921 ;