National Geographic : 1931 Apr
Trace Napoleon to Fontainebleau, and follow Josephine to Malmaison France awaits you, from Paris the iridescent to the tiniest village of enchanting beauty ... with irre sistible people whose joys are contagious V Blois, and down the long hallways you can almost see grim Catherine de Medici and Anne of Brittany and piteous Mary Stuart... you're in the very middle of the Middle Ages at grey Avignon . .. you go back and back where history itself grows dim at Carnac ... Runes and Dugnesclin stalking the streets at midnight... little Jeanne d'Arc meeting her king at Chinon r Provence, the land of the Trouba dours . . old Nimes with its impressive Roman Arena ... Aries built in the time of Julius Caesar r The high and lovely mountains of Dauphiny, where tiny villages cling to the roof of the world and the bells of monasteries chime down the slopes ... Mont St. Michel for the thrill superb, and see that shining wonder across the long pale sands V Marseilles with all North Africa a-jostle in its streets .. , the whole Riviera, sleek and laughing in the sun... Chamonix and look up to Mont Blanc V Paris for the great International Colonial and Overseas Exposition with its mighty miniature drama of empire building r Unroll a map of France and pick a totally new holiday this summer. Information and literature on request RAILWAYS OF FRANCE General Representatives INTERNATIONAL WAGONS.LITS, 701 FIFTH AVENUE, NEW YORK, OR ANY TOURISTAGENCY "'GO EMPRESS" The ORIENT is 2 days nearer! * Mount Fujiyama . . . Shanghai's gay white way.., the entire exotic Orient is 1000 miles nearer via the white Empress fleet, comprisingthe largest, fastest ships on the Pacific. Huge new Empress of Japan, 26,000 tons gross, 39,000 tons dis placement, 23 knots speed, has every 1931 travel luxury, cuisine that travelers talk of,service"of the Orient" in courtesy and deftness. Via HONOLULU... also Speedway * Two Empress routes, both from Victoria and Vancouver. Empress of Japan and Empress of Canada go via Honolulu. Empress of Asia and Empress of Russia, famous "commuter" liners, take the Speed way express direct to Yokohama. Now also ... "Empress" Cabin. Spaciousness and comfort at much lower rates. Also "Tourist" and "Third." * Independent travel-touring round the world and Orient con ducted tours. Informationand reservationsfrom your agent or Canadian Pacific: New York, Chicago, Montreal and 32 other cities in U. S. and Canada. OTO THE ORinT CanadianKOB PatevelSste World's Greatest Travel System LA "Mention the Geographic-It identifies you."