National Geographic : 1931 Nov
THE SICILIAN SOJOUIR ON YOUR VISIT TO IT4 LY SICILY! In other days the favorite child of Greece. . " the prize of Carthage . . . the First province Rome ever won. Now the repository of a dozen civilizations . . .and a land of revelation to those who hunger for the story of mankind. Come this year, and visit these ageless localities! Taormina . . . to see a sunrise on Etna from the ancient Greek ruin above the town. Syra cuse . . . to witness a performance of Aes chylus in the theatre where certain of his plays were frst produced, Vth Century B. C . Agri gento . . . to glimpse through an olive grove the loveliest of five Greek temples, high on a forsaken hillside. Palermo . . . Monreale . . Segesta . . . mere names now, but you will discover what they signify! And forever after, Sicily will possess you. Let us help you plan an Italian trip with a so journ in Sicily. This office is operated on a non-commercial basis by the Royal Italian Gov ernment, with the sole purpose of aiding visitors, in cooperation with their tourist agents. Feel free to call upon it for detailed advice and rec ommendations, including hotels, itineraries, routes, localities, etc. Of course the service is Coast down the white crest ofWaikikis surf this winter Waikiki! A soft breeze sways the coco palms above you, and shakes a crimson carpet from the royal flame tree . . . Idly you watch a slim outrigger speed in on a foaming roller. The native beach boys clowning in the water. A great ship noses out to sea ... to the South Seas? What does it matter? A don't care lazi ness steals over you. Come this winter! Summer is every month. Winter has always been kapu (taboo). The thermometer is seldom below 65° A round-trip from the Pacific Coast, includ ing all expense afloat and ashore, can be made for less than $300. And you can pleasantly crowd Hawaii into a three-week holiday. Write. We are glad to furnish free authoritative information and literature. For special book on Hawaii, profusely illustrated in full color, with picture maps, enclose Ioc in stamps to defray handling charge. HAWAI I ga s. egn uy wnuiig for a large, interesting - « wwyWwwww -w '. book on Italy. HAWAII TOURIST BUREAU 225-C BUSH STREET, SAN FRANCISCO 1151-C SOUTH BROADWAY, LOS ANGELES MATSON Line from SAN FRANCISCO LASSCO Line from LOS ANGELES ITALIAN TOURIST INFORMATION OFFICE 21 5 Market Street, San Francisco 271 Pine Street, Portland, Ore. Squibb Buildins,745 Fifth Avu New York Cit 730 South Broadway, Los Angeles 535 Fifth Avenue, New York Squibbuildin, 7F Avenu w Yor City 814 Second Avenue, Seattle 140 So. Dearborn Street, Chicago "Mention the Geographic-It identifies you."