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Cur: Sightseers In Vftlfcmstad, Curacao, find the floating schooner ssarket a popular place for picture-taking or buying of fresh fruit and vegetables nrrlvlaf from neighboring Venezuela. Tke schooners line up at the wharves, sell their wares, then head homeward to prepare another cargo. Brings back days of Drake SAN FRANCISCO, CALIF. — The 102-f oot-long replica of the galleon in which Sir Francis Drake circumnavigated the. world in the sixteenth "'century rests at Fisherman's Wharf. There is an argument going on over whether the replica, as it is called, is a replica. One historian observed recently that back in Sir Francis Drake's day shipbuilders did not make blueprints and no sketches of the Festival i LONDON, ENGLAND - Yehudi Menuhin's. Windsor Festival will be partly given in Windsor Castle this year, with the special permission of the Queen. The festival, Sept. 27 to Oct. 11 will use the Waterloo Chamber, one of the largest state rooms, and the precincts, or open courtyard of the castle. BICENTENNIAL SPMNO TOUR l»r.n*Hi1l7l STUB! Writ* for brochures GWEN OLIVER Willloimbora, Iowa 52361 Phon»919-**S-lS3» Golden Hinde would be available for knowing about sped- flcatlc But the historian was impressed with the effort and felt it was certainly a way to bring the 1570s to the 1970s. Also going on is the argument over just where Sir Francis Drake landed in the 'San Francisco region, just where was his New Albion, as he called his landing site. Visitors can explore five* decks that display Elizabethan navigation. The London to San Francisco voyage of the Golden Hinde II took over flva months and covered over 10,000 miles, ending la San Francisco Bay on a windy day last March. On the gun deck visitors sea how sixteenth century sailors lived. In the great cabin where officers dined, a life-sized wax* figure of Sir Francis Drake sits in full dress at a carved GRANDOLEOPRY MOTORCOACHTOUR Only* 189. Per Person ' (froMCederRepi*; SwKjNM atop. A fun ** frNASHVRU WW JftW Me? VMeV pQMH 99 MMfWn >**•** OWMMI MON5 Ds>f Moinfs departures „„ for Only ?•*?• 19 * Oett 3 *-MB IWI Willy SMla—~1- -*-•-- -* . - ^jheijBv ^Bk^ek * ^^ nBffJ IfMiJleney •JVPeWlMlvP $210.00*rperiM MMRVATIOMIH«UakV7SAySMMVANOS <Mt»mi»«yiiy. /ncfiulMF<eature«f SMdenagraupelieit • Round «rlpolr from DM Motoee Extranight •Tworfsliiiir— "—"—•• I2| .^ •Dfcmr&Shi HOTBt • On* fro Co HAWXIYBTmiRSJNC. 8490 Htekman Read • Suite 20 Dee Mel 27047*2 or TOLL 'ME 1400-M2-210* Trade wind tours to Hawaii and Mexico For reliability, Brandeis Travel Service draws from two reliable companies... United Air Lines and Trade) Wind Tours of Hawaii to giveyouthomostdepend-* able, guaranteed, weekly departures at the best possible prices. L Brandeis Travel Service, 200 Valley West Mall 1-235 at 35th St., West Des Moines,'Iowa 50265 Phone (515) 223-2520 Please send me information. Name Address r City Stat«M..-....«-..Zip, Phone H . '•MM •*«••* MS* oak table. In Drake's cabin are navigational Instruments, an hour glass, a gauntlet, bowling balls. In the hold, are the Cooke Room and beyond it the stores of beans and flour, the spices and water. Deep in the hold is the treasure room. There one sees trunks bear- Ing the Spanish royal arms and leather bags fat with booty — golden bars and ingots, pearls from Spain, diamonds and emeralds from Peru — all from the Spanish Main off the coast of South America. The Golden Hinde II, open daily from 10 a.m. to sunset, is moored at Pier 41 at the foot of Powell Street, Just a abort walk from the Fiih- cram's Wharf cable car line or accessible by No. 32 bus. Liberty Trail is many miles >f American history 131,197* • DtS MOINCS SUNDAY ftE£iSfER/?B PHILADELPHIA, PA. Two hundred yean of America's past await the traveler on the Liberty frail, • Its- mile do-it-yourself motor tour winding through the counties of Philadelphia, Bucks, Mont* gomery, Chester and Delaware. A colorful new folder de-, scribing the historic and cut- ttiral sites; scenic parklands and varied NereaUonl faculties along the Liberty Trail la flow available from toe Philadelphia Convention •nd Visitors Bureau, it In- eludes detailed route instructions, an Illustrated map and point-to-point mileage read* ings. Listed in the 1973 folder are '. special Bicentennial attrac-- tions» including recently restored historic structures, already open for visitors. AMrHtns Among the recent additions to the trail are the reconstructed Graff House, where Thomas Jefferson wrote the Declaration of Independence, the Maritime Museum of nautical history; Clinton House la Fort Washington, once an Inn patronized by Washington's army; Fort Washington State Park, a SOO-acre park marking the site of Washington's encampment prior to the march to Valley Forge. Also new are the John Chadd House in Chadds Ford, built prior to 1725, the home of the Innovator of the only documented ferry across the' Brandywlne River, and the! Peter Wentz Farmstead,; beyond Fort Washington, « restored colonial farmhouse: that Washington used as headquarters before and after the Battle of Germantown., The 100-acre Wenti property; will soon be an operating colonial farm with programs offered by the <Goscbenhoppen Historians - the flnt inland Pennsylvania Dutch settlers. Although the tour is planned to begin at any point 31447*494* «r*HM State M. 1C. SM MfO. Cm*Mt* Me.«SO». ACCOMMODATIONS FOR ALL BUDGETS AmACnONS • MSTAURANTS Have A "2nd Honeymoon"! Chimpagnt Special for 2 pirsont Includii doubts room with Color TV t radio, 2 dilidout Sirloin Club Sttok Oinnirs ft (hampogno In our CRYSTAL TREE DINING ROOM, Music and Dancing in our IAZY UOMRD LOUNGE, Sing-along Fun In our IIRD CAGE PIANO BAR, Swimming in our 4-nasons SOLAR DOME POOL, and relaxation in our Whirlpool and Sauna Baths. Childrtn undir 12 FREE In tamo room with parints. QOOD ANY DAY IN AUQUST OH SEPTEMBER ADVANCE MHUVATIONt KiQUmCO. DIRECT FLIGHTS TO: HAWAII \ From Chlcaia S d*yt, 7 nl|hti 3 Itiindi Maui/Hilo/Honolulu from$409 IS daytt 14 nlghti 4 ItUnd* Honolulu/Maui/Kona/Hilo from $549 A vacation paradisel Birght days and romantic nights you'll nevar forget. DIRECT FLIGHTS TO: MEXICO From Chicago 8 days, 7 nights Mexico City/Taxco/ Acapulco from $269 An exciting bland of colorful sights & soundt, classic beauty snd "jet set" jlsmouri ' WMklyOcpytuKi. Includes round-trip (IrfartvUAMERCAN AIRLINES hotel accommodations & bus tnnsfers. sunshine travel Wherever you want to go, we've got the way; Four Locations To Serve You 4313 Fleur Dr., (Wakond* Shpg. Cntr.) D«j Moinw, low* 60321 (515) 287-3100 Mmcetlne Shpej. PUJM (319)284-5620 417 Sixteenth Street Moline, Illinois 61265 (309) 797-68CO 7 Sh»k«r Court Str««t BettMdorf. lowe (2722 36*7(10 and go in either direction,! following the dlstlncUve 'red, white and blue liberty Trail signs, the traditional' place to start is In Philadelphia at Independence Na-' tional Historical Park - "the most historic square mile in America." Narler tour From there, with free liter* ature, Information and maps supplied by the new Visitors Center near Independence Mall, one can visit nearby reconstructed (eighteenth century dwellings, shops and restaurants; roam through museums' of historic memorabilia; take a harbor tour along the Delaware Tliver or board historic ships. In Bucks County are Wash- Ington Crossing Park, where General Washington and his men stayed before they crossed the Delaware on Christmas night, 1776; the Thompson-Neely "House of Decision," one of the houses where Washington's senior officers planned their strategy; the Mercer Museum, housing over 30,000 artifacts dating back to colonial days; and other landmarks of history. In Montgomery County Is Valley Forge where General Washington and the Continental Army encamped. Soldiers' huts, cannon emplacements, restored dwellings and living history demonstrations help re-create that fateful period. Nearby is the Museum of the Valley Forge Historical Society, where Washington's original tent is on display. Mimoriil In Chester County is the Paoli Memorial, site of the infamous 1777 Paoli massacre of troops under General Anthony Wayne by the British. In Delaware County was where) the Battle of the Brandywlne was fought. On show are the pre-Revolutlon- ary buildings which served as headqnarters f or Washington and Lafayette. the Liberty Trail is more than just history. It has many contemporary attractions: shops and gourmet restaurants; cruises on the Dels* ware River and boating, swimming and picnicking at Lenape Park; display gardens covering more than 1,000 acres at Longwood Gardens, birds of many varieties at toe Auduboo Wildlife Sanctuary on the grounds of John James Audubon's tint home In America, the Franklin Mint In Wawa, the U.S. Mint in Philadelphia, the world of science at Franklin Institute, and the world of animals at the 42-acre Philadelphia Zoo. Three days Ideally, three days should be allowed ~for traveling the trail. Philadelphia could be base for daily excursions to parts of the trail, or one can stay overnight at the many motor inns and hotels in the surrounding counties. For more information: "Fabulous Five" Tourist Center, 1525 John F. Kennedy Blvd., Philadelphia, Pa., 19102. Autumn dates Tens: Tyler Rose Festival with field tours, show, parade will be Oct. 15-19. New Braunfels pays annual homage to the sausage Oct 31- Nov. 9. Oompah music, German dancing, food and beer at this annual event. Florida: Rattlesnake Roundup and International Gopher Race Oct. 18 in San Antonio. ST. GERMAIN COLQRAMA'S BIRTHPLACE Jock Frort has always done Mi belt work In our part of Wlicontln. Our mixed pine and hard wood fortttt, dotted wHh dear Wcti, provide the perfect canvas for hi» arthfry. Plan now to fill your 'memcry-baBfc wfth aw unfergettabto Faff Ktnwy. Specify daftt ondnumbtr In party. Writti SAVE6ASWITHAVESPAI 41 1 Kellogg, Amr\, lowu ANNEX S15 232 1482 Holland America Cruises and KRNT Present s.s. Rotterdam 7-day NASSAU. BERMUDA CRUISE from Dos Moines with KRNT MORNING MAN Ray Dennis Nov. 15-22, 1975 For brochure, clip & mail coupon TO: KRNT TOUR BOX 1350 DES MOINES, IA. 50305 (PLEASE PRINT) NAME L Street- Clty_ Stole Zip- Tel. No. ( ) , Four things to do in Acapulco between midnight and 6 a.m. , . • .;,; .* ... i»«H»»iu*'v."'*"** '* ail »* 1 •mm i r r'.wtuTft. i t. ••.•'«•••• See the La Perln CMS divers. y//!iiini\}\\\\\ Dance tffl dawn at Armando's Le Club. Take a moonlight swtm. •:•:,.••, ' ••-..;• . :, •• Watch the sunrise over Acapulco Bay. No one has to tell you that Acapulco Is an exciting •«>••» e»^|JJ »•••!«••• ^«T^^ JT^^**" VBWVV^ ^§y^H«* •••••• • "• ••» "^ wide range of spectal Braniff tours. One of them is right for you. Acapulco Princess ft Golf Club-$98.00* A week at the spectacular Acapulco Princess, including deluxe room with private terrace, swimming, tennis, night clubs, and tour of Princess Botanical Garden. (rfSBNlAClS) Acapulco, Taxco ft Mexico Clty-$99.00* Eight days. Three nights In Mexico City, One night in Taxco, Three nights In Acapulco. Including hotels, night dub, sightseeing and escorted trarwMrtation between Mexico ChVw»dActpuk».(rT4BNIDOT8) Acapulco Villa Vacetkme-Fiom$175.00** Eight s. completely furnished two uciuouin viu*. iHMuuHiMpool, patio, fallkitchen and private household staff.Escort to your villa, and Avis rental car with unlimited mileage. (IT5BN1AW) $175 tlyfui »,lilll er charge at Numero Uno Restaurant, membership in Hyatt Regency Acapulco Tennis Club with one hour free tennis, and more. (IT5BN1NRA5) Acapulco Contineotal-$«0.pp* Sbtdays. 5 nights in a deluxe room ^ ~~" ' * ' pisteAmerican * •••yijaoiwiy ^r^*«t>**««^m««^m ^«»w*^^ ••• ™™ in a oVluxe room wtth a view of Acapulco— piste American bnaldtst sverv rooming, welcome cocktail, no cover charge at Sunset Discotheque. two hours free use of tends courts, and a compli- with your dinner. NOWSAVEONBRAN1FFTOURFARES. When you buy these (and many other) Braniff tours, you can qualify for Braniff s new "Individual In* elusive Tour Fare," with substantial savings from the regular price of your roundtrlp coach airfare to Mexico. For information, call Braniff International. Or better yet, visit your travel agent today. 'Price per MISM double occupancy, plus air fare and tanes.Prkessublsrt to change. •'Price per person with group of four people, plus air fare and taxes. Prices subject to change. BRANIFF Most departures daily to Acapulco.

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