The Daily Item from Port Chester, New York on July 17, 1994 · 63
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The Daily Item from Port Chester, New York · 63

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Sunday, July 17, 1994
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Now you can get to the Middle East Cuter with Gulf Air’s nonstop service -: from New York v ' - Bypassing the European route the new (bur-times-“v ' r weekly service shaves hoursoff ' the trip with no more layovers ? Tin London or Paris '' Tuesday flights go to Doha : ))atar Thursday and Sunday " to A1 Manamah Bahrain and Friday to Abu Dhabi United :?-V Arab F-niirafa with Friday V-and Sunday flights continuing I t' on to Muscat Oman Coat is i' $200 to $2700 round trip no :n restrictions Information: (800) 553-2824 1 The Canadian dollar has A I sunk to eight-year lows against : the US dollar says senior " analyst Michael Wallace of the Y monetary-services firm Ruesch International This is good news for travelers with $134 Canadian going for $1 US And with ongoing concern ' about potentialpoiitlcal tar-" moil (provincial elections are H upcoming in Quebec) the-Ca-t nadian dollar could be weakened even ftirther ' 7 Qmcktdu- t f- “ Amtrak and via Canada have made It easier to spend a weekend in Toronto from New YQrk with overnight train serv- ice of last month Leave Penn Station Kh30 Friday night arrive In Toronto 1021 Saturday morning and take the train back at 5:45 pm Simday arriving In New York a(fr55 am Monday Fares ' start at $86 coach round trip ' add range frwn $89 to $115 one-way for a sleeper (800) ? 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Thomas and SL John US Virgin Islands we cut the engines and turned Ue boat across wind ' When the low rumble of the motor "7 ceased I could fed the wind at a steady 15 knots from the northeast lake hold of the : boat with a perccptiblo Jdt as if an unseen i ' hand had seised hold or the mast and was ' gently pulling the 32-foot fiber- glrss hull through the choppy ' roiling aqua-blue water s-r- V J - : V ‘'k' h !'f v - r—t - - °H!? i idling rwunj® wa a 28-foot O Dy and I v anxious to sail on something larger Our boat the Investment was also an O’ Day 32 feet long with a 18-foot beam and appointed wiUi a V berth kitchenette ' i - i' I qualified captain and crew Most travel guides gush over SL Thomas Die most populated and cosmopolitan of the US Virgins There is only one Image I care to recount: On the taxi ride from the airport to Red Hook I saw passengers from the cruise ship Celebration swarming around :7 the Haagen-Dazs store In Cluurldte Amalie' - : 1 couldn’t get off SL Thomas fest enough1 ! two Pleast tei S ' " ' - c J I 1 Pkost tet SAIlalNGf 5H iX i ‘ 1 1 - i jl f ' - ' 1 1 ‘ ‘ j i ' - J- V' v' j " 7‘ ' ' '"' ' 1 ' ' 1" i ’ ' ' ’ CVrirfi

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