Foreign News: Travel as Usual

An Argentine yachtsman, Vito Dumas, sailed his 30-ft. yacht into the harbor at Wellington, New Zealand, last week after a lone voyage of 13,000 miles from the Rio de la Plata. Time: 159 days. His first question was: "Has Argentina declared war yet?" Told that Argentina was still anchored in neutral waters, lone Yachtsman Dumas made ready to sail on across the South Pacific to Chile.


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