National Geographic : 1924 Oct
A Famous Service to the Orient PERFECThospitality andevery provision for your personal comfort distinguish the service of the Pacific Mail Steamship Company-famous for 56 years among travelers to the Orient. When you plan to visit the Far East investigate first the five great "President" ships sailing fort nightly from San Francisco. A delightful voyage awaits you over the glorious "Sunshine Belt" to Honolulu, Yokohama, Kobe, Shanghai,HongKongandManila. Pacific Mail S. S. Co. 10 Hanover Square New York City 508 California St., San Francisco, Cal. 503 So. Spring St., Los Angeles, Cal. or your local agent Managing Operators for UNITED STATES SHIPPING BOARD INFORMATION BLANK To U. S. Shipping Board Infor.Div. 1557 Washington. D.C. Please send, without obligation, illustrated literature containing information about the Orient and the ships of the Pacific Mail S. S. Co. If I go date will be about.............. There will be..................persons inmy party. Namess............................ ----- Address ..................................... Hawaii -- tor Your Winter HOLIDAYS A living Christmas tree alightbefore the Palace of the Kings. Familiar carols borne on caressing trade-winds. New Year's and the windows open! Lawns drifted--with confetti. Bare feet pattering in the street. Dark eyes laughing into yours. Greetings in unfamiliar tongues. Hawaii turns the calendar but no winter comes. In the semi-tropic sunshine pineapples yellow on the upland slopes and sugar-cane greens in the valleys. Summer clouds trail blue shadows over white coral beaches. Plan to Go Early Get more out of your Hawaiian vacation by starting be fore the holidays. Your home agent books you direct. Steamer lanes are free from fog-the 5 to 8 days' crossing a restful interlude. Travel "light," for you can buy all neces sary clothing at mainland prices in Hawaii. Bring golf sticks and try the links on all larger islands. Tennis, swimming, surfing, deep-sea fishing, mountain climb ing, inter-island cruising. Volcanic wonders in Hawaii Na tional Park. Good motor roads and hotels on all islands. Direct steamer service from San Francisco, Los Angeles, Seattle, Vancouver and Victoria, B. C., and you can make the round trip from any of these Five Ports to Paradise in 3 to 4 weeks at total cost of $300 to $400 for all necessary expense. This givesa week or two in the Islands; but you'll want to stay longer, so arrange in advance for all the time you can spare. For full information on that Hawaiian trip, with illustrated brochure in colors- Write NOW HAWAII TOURIST BUREAU 212 Monadnock Bldg., San Francisco or to 341 Fort St., Honolulu, Hawaii, U. S. A.