National Geographic : 1928 Sep
en THE American Express-one of America's great institutions-has built up a vast organization of service to tourists who carry its Travelers Cheques. It maintains scores of uniformed repre sentatives at important foreign ports, depots and frontier points. These travel experts serve the traveler in many ways. They help with passports, forward bag gage, provide railroad and steamship tickets and supply helpful local informa tion courteously and efficiently. All this personal service is automatically YOURS when you change your money into American Express Travelers Cheques. In addi tion, this sky-blue currency safeguards your money against theft or loss and assures you of spendable funds everywhere you travel, whether to the Orient, Mediterranean, West Indies or on a winter cruise. Issued in denominations of $10, $20, $50 and $100 Cost 75c for each $100 Sold by 22,000 Banks, American Express and American Railway Express offices. Money in surance AND enjoyment insurance for your winter trip are yours the moment you buy 54e eVw e AM RICAN EXPRESS Travelers Cheques Steamship tickets, hotel reservations, itin eraries, cruises and tours planned and booked to any part of the world by the American Express Travel Department ALL AMERICAN EXPRESS CHEQUES ARE BLUE SPALESTINE -n EGYPT 8th Cruise By the famous "Rotterdam" Leaving New York, Feb.7, 1929 Under HoiUand.AmericaLine's own management The "ROTTERDAM" 24,170 tons reg., 37,190 tons disp. Has a world-wide reputation for the magnificence and comfort of her appointments, the surpassing excellence of her cuisine and the high standards of service and management on board. 71 Days of Delightful Diversion ITINERARY includes Madeira, Casablanca (the play-ground of Morocco and North Africa), Cadiz, Seville, (Granada), Gibraltar, Algiers, Naples (first call), Tunis, Athens, Constantinople, Haifa, Jerusalem, (the Holy Land), Alexandria, Cairo (and Egypt), Kotor and Dubrovnik, Venice, Naples (second call), Monaco, and the Riviera. Easter in Italy (April 1st). Carefully planned shore excursions included in Cruise Fare. Stop-over in Europe. Number of guests limited. Cost of Cruise, $955 up. American Express Co. Agents in Charge of Shore Excursions. For choice selection of accommodations make reservations NOW Illustrated Folder "N" on request to HOLLAND - AMERICA LINE 21-24 State Street. New York Boston, Philadelphia, Pitts- WEST INDIES burgh, Cleveland, Chicago, brdycoddoubi Minneapolis, St. Louis, De troit, Atlanta, Ga., Seattle. VOENDAM NewOrleans,LosAngeles,San 26 Feb. 16 Mar. Francisco,Mexico City,Mon- AM treal,Winnipeg. Or anyauthor ized St-amship Aget. EXTEND YOUR VACATION through these fascinating books, which keep you close to Nature all year 'round A PAIR OF ODD PLAYMATES The Book of Birds 331 color portraits; many engrav ings; 12 bird migration maps; 230 pages; art binding, $4.00 . Full-color paintings of 92 fishes in The Book of Fishes action; 134 engravings; 243 pages; Molloy-made art binding, $4.00 . The Book of Wild 250 color portraits of flowers and Flowers grasses; many engravings; 243 pages; Molloy-made art binding, $4.00 . 127 full-color portraits; 86 photo- Wild Animals ot graphs and sketches; 240 pages; North America well bound in buckram, $3.00. Postpaid in United States and Canada For Mailing Abroad, add 25 Cents OBTAINABLE ONLY FROM THE NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC SOCIETY WASHINGTON, D. C. "Mention the Geographic-It identifies you."