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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 7, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta Friday, September 7, 1973 THE IETHBRIDGE HERALD 27 Old-style elegance still prevails Resort once whaling port By ROBIN' WRIGHT The Christian Science News Service i most famed and luxurious re-1 sort centres with the construe- j tion of their palace which In addition, there are an in-. phasize the drama of that re- creasing number of ways to gion. As an excursion base' Biar' uon 01 meir paiace wmcn i nvnid the exor'ntant rv. Brought with it many additional Personall> avold ttle exoroitant ritz jg withjjl mlnuies of the BIARRITZ, If you ve Second Empire trimmings arriiz 1893 du Palais and Bi- now bases its business ever had a yearning for smoked gcose breast served for yes breakfast and hang on i in bed. then believe it or notj there is a vacation spot de- signed just for you. Created by imperial favor and nurtured by aristocratic wealth. nothing luxurious is beyond be-i eyen fhe Cote and make hef in the small but wwMIyi it th most 0{ Allan- French coastal resort of Biar-1 ritz. It has the old-style elegance that made our grandparents think of it as The Resort: the summer palace Napoleon III built for Empress Eugenie that is now a famous hotel; the grand casino that still attracts Europe's richest; the sandy promenade and cliff-bordered beach that won the city a repu- lantic Coast: and the facilities for five golf courses, surfing, and j expenses: Bayonne, Pau, Saint Jean-de much wealth. i in the warm off-season j Luz, Saint Jean-Piedee-Port, Since then the entire city has i m0nths of June- and but even morc in> been converted including Eu- jate September. The official season is July 1 to Sept. 20, when rales everywhere po up. The consistently mild climate it life around the beaches j and promenade that outclass tic coast resort cities. The traditional gentility hasn't been exploited yet either no averages 54 degrees in the win- ping centres, no high-rise de- velopments nor industrial cbm- ter and fi8 degrees in the sum- mer, so its always seasonable. Keep away from the expen- sive shore-hugaing hotels that charge exorbitant rates. Grant- ed their elegance may be hard i to match, but if you're there to j use the outdoors don't waste I indoor accom- i QJ portantly, the pastoral Basque countryside, quaint and proud of its individual flavor. And just for itself, Biarritz is a gentle resting spot separ- ated from hassles and turmoil by its warmth, tradition, and elegance. World meeting caravaners Yet the gentility may have been too carefully preserved. Like the aging period furniture in many of the elegant old ho- tels, there are times when a ie have exclusive beaches. Jill 1974 planned location has little to do i with claiming the best sun i The same aoplies to eating j tennis, riding, even private fly- ing and gliding that make it a compbte sports centre. This is the glamour that attracted Vic- tcr Hugo and Queen Victoria. POPRAD The internation- al motorists federation for places. The highest-rated f es-ic J1 P caravaning taurant in the city is not that I hold its world euects and woDrietors much better than its ln Hign Tatras gaests and proprietor. j priced siblings. And the many i Mountains of Czechoslovakia EXPENSIVE PLACE i sidewalk cafes offer flavorful Luxury costs, and since Biar- i places for inexpensive snack functional Biarritz would be more practical for both Edward VII, and Haile Selas-jritz has built its reputation on j lunches, sie. WHALING PORT But Biarritz hasn't elegance, it's an expessive But smce Biarritz continues A co-ordination commission of the government of Slovakia, the eastern region of Czecho- Nothing luxurious is beyond belief Elegant Biarritz: created by royalty and nurtured by the aristocracy been a resort. Located in France's southwest corner on A j JJUL O1UV-C JLJiai 1 1 t ._. place to stay, play, and shop, j to thrive many obviously be- i Slovakia, has been established always! The stores, mainly repressnta- Ueve the expense is worth it. 'to deal relating i lives of Parish best charge up to one-third the Bay of Biscay. Biarritz ori- i than stores in nearby Bayonne j ginaily was known as a jtinyl for similar nous-j MANAGER IN ATLANTA (itinerant fortune teller OTTAWA Georgia Maclean has been appointed manager of i the Canadian Government Tra- j vel Bureau's office in Atlanta, j The announcement was made i by Dan Wallace, Director of the EdUor-s Xote: Like door-to-door salesman lines, As an aesthetic centre. Spain's i lo facilities u> tms more j San Sebastian mountain peak i connection, a large modern casts shadows from across area designed espe- _ ,bay. and the sandy pine for-i daily for trailers and. mo- fishing and whaling port. Carl-ling and dining costs are alljesfs cr Landes merge with thejtirized campers is planned for exiles put Biarritz on the I steep: there are no cut-rate i craggy Basque coast to em-1 the Tatranska Lomnica area, map when they started gather- j chain restaurants amid the plus i at France's gateway to; palaces. Spain (and Pays Basque) in! There signs of Among these exiles was Eu- j watering do Montijo, later Napo- leon's Empress Eugenie, who CGTB. LATE SUMMER CLtAP-ANCE SALE A selection of: HOL1DAIRE Trailers TRIPLE E-E-E Trailers TRIPLE E-E-E HONEY FIBERGLAS TRAILERS with Fridge and The car famous Irailer for eny including all compacts. TRAVE-L-MATE Campers for every imported truck Foreign Cor (Lethbridge) Ltd. 1102 3rd Ave. S. Phone 328-96S1 Pesgy Tracy is a former staffer with Tb? Canadian Press and the newspapers in Halifax. She has been visiting tile summer. Far East this Written for CP i By PEGGY TRACY KUALA LUMPUR fCP) i When a housewife in tlie West is i greeted by a door-to-door sales- i man, she usually is offered j household brushes or other j cleaning aids. In the Mysterious East it is quite possible the salesman will offer to tell her an outline of my hand, 'palm down. Then he looked at the up- turned palm. "I tell you good. I tell you bad. You will die at 87 of a heart attack." This seemed fair enough, so 1 smiled encour- agingly. He then tore a narrow strip' off the top of the paper and di- vided it into two pieces, both of which were blank. He gave me one. and told me to crumpla it in my hand and hold it there. Then he asked me to write on the large sheet the name of my favorite flower. I printed the word ROSE. Then he asked, me to open the Later I teamed that he had a partner working the other side of the street, not an uncommon _ r i practice in Malaysia. And even if he isn't right about ray demise at 87. it was certainly worth S2 to see the rose trick. are. however, slow; change. Many of the; holes for Europe's j crowned heads have shifted i their focus to the convention j during the almost single-handedly turned j crowd, especially the village into ore of France's1 off-season. Picture Frarriingf iWwni 328-0111 Phorrt. 328-0222 FINEST RETIREMENT AND RECREATIONAL COMMUNITY Blind Boy. B.C., Hollwc Trons-Conado mcil me a brechurt. Ncmt............ Colgory Vencauvfr even perform s sleight-of-hand trick in which a 1 pencilled word mysteriously ap- pears on a blank piece of paper held in the customer's hand. One morning in a nearly-tree- I less subdivision of this capital i of Malaysia, such a soothsayer I arrived at my host's door, com- j piste with a loose-leaf book .of references. The area is a new development, inhabited mainly by middle-class Chinese fami- lies, and the idea of an itinerant fortune teller seemed somewhat incongruous. But there he was. a venerable I Indian, with white beard, white i turban and piercing brown eyes.. "How I asked cau- tiously. "You see.'' In other words, wail and see. ASKED FOR PAPER He asked for a plain piece of papsr and a pencil, and traced He then asked me to write down how much I was. going to pay him. Somewhat shaken I wrote He shook his head vig- orously, so I wrote S2. Again he shook his head. I asked, "what "Some ladies pay me It was my turn to shake my head vigorously. I got my purse, paid him the S2 Malay 85 cents Cana- dian) and he departed, bowing courteously and wishing me luck. i Power tours project return CHRISTMAS in LONDON (Wardair Charter Flight) Leave from Calgary 17th December, 1973 Return to Calgary 7th January, 1974 21 Days S8O Deposit Reserves Your Seat Final Booking Deadline 17th September, 1973