National Geographic : 1923 Nov
Around he World Another Cruise on the Cunard Liner "SAMARIA" January 26 to June 3, 1924 Sailing Eastward from New York Limited to 400 Guests HERE'S a cruise that encompasses Within 130 days a complete cir cuit of the globe, amidst an atmosphere of comfort and luxury-a cruise that will bring you into closer contact with the world, its cities, its peoples, art, architecture, literature and history an experience of inspiring, everlasting enjoyment and satisfaction. Sailing in the Path of Spring, the first stop is at Madeira's smiling, sun lit shores. Then Gibraltar, Algiers, Naples, Cairo, the Nile, and Port Said; Bombaywithan excursion toAgra and its Taj Mahal; Colombo; Calcutta and excursion to the Holy City Benares; Burma, the Land of Golden Temples; Sumatra, Java, Straits Settlements; South and North China; Philippines; Japan, during famous Cherry Blossom Time. Homeward via Honolulu, San Francisco, and Panama Canal. o'otMediterranean by the Largest, Most Modern, Most Replete Steamer Cruising Next Winter to the Mediterranean the Specially Chartered Red Star Liner "BELGENLAND" January 19 to March 26, 1924 '"HIS mammoth, palatial steamer Sabounds in unique and novel fea tures-features which make her the ideal ship for just such a Cruise de Luxe. Broad, glass-enclosed promen ade decks, magnificent public rooms, large, airy and superbly fitted state rooms with hot and cold running water and private bathrooms inplenty. The most distinctive dining-room-ser vice afloat-here you may order meals in your own way at your own time. A master-hand itinerary, embracing romantic Spain, Gibraltar, Algiers and Tunis; Naples and Pompeii; Athens, Constantinople, Palestine; a long stay in Egypt-Cairo, the upper Nile (the Valley of the Kings), etc. Stopover privileges in Europe, return ing by Majestic, Olympic, Homeric, etc. Under the management of Cook's Travel Service-the World's Foremost and OnlyTravel Organizationpossessing a Complete Chain of Permanent Offices along the Routes -Owners of the Finest Fleet of Steamers on the Nile. CUISINE, SERVICE, AND APPOINTMENTS THE UTMOST YET OFFERED.