National Geographic : 1922 May
CRUISE Around the World in ease and comfort, with every luxury of travel on sea and land, and at moderate expense. 30,000 Wonder Miles. 127 Days of Absorbing Interest Under the Management of the Travel Department of the American Express Co. Sailing from New York, November 21st, 1922 On the Palatial New S. S. LACONIA (Cunard Line) 21,000 tons, turbine oil burning From every point of view this World Cruise of the American Express Company presents the supreme opportunity to see and know the countries of the world now of such international interest. The Laconia will be the first steamer to make the Cruise since 1914-the largest and finest boat that ever went around the World-and the only one sailing in 1922. Large staterooms, private baths, broad decks for prom enade and sports, gymnasium, swim ming pool, glass enclosed garden, lounges, cafes, smoking rooms, ele vators, Cunard service and cuisine a luxurious home, a perfect club in atmosphere and companionship. The itinerary includes Havana, Pan ama, San Francisco, Hilo, Honolulu, Japan, China, the Philippines, Java, Burma, India, and home by way of the Suez Canal, Palestine, Egypt, the Mediterranean and Europe. Long-to be-remembered shore excursions at every port of call. By sailing from New York in November the Laconia party visits India and the tropical islands of the Orient in February the coolest and most delightful month of the year. Limited bookings. Rates vary ac cording to character of stateroom, and extent of shore excursions. American Express offices in the chief ports, and American Express World Wide Tour experience assures perfect arrangements for the comfort and interest of passengers ashore. Write at once for full details, deck plans and prices AMERICAN EXPRESS TRAVEL DEPT. 6 BROADWAY Many other interesting Tours for the Spring of 1922 Steamship tickets over all lines at regular tariff rates "Mention The Geographic-It identifies you"