The Caribbean: Crowds in the Sun

Sweeping in from Lake Erie, a northern blizzard dumped 21 in. of snow on Buffalo, N.Y. Chicago was snowbound with 20 in., and in Atlanta the kiddies tried out their water skis on the real stuff. Even Florida's weather (38° in Miami) was "bracing." At New York's Idlewild Airport, a woman grimly tried to wangle a reservation to somewhere in the sun. "Young man." she muttered, "I'm going to get out of here if I have to ride a bicycle.''

Maybe not by bicycle, but by boat and by plane, so many U.S. vacationers...

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