National Geographic : 1930 Oct
I Around the World Your Own Way! Just "forty miles from Heaven" lies Ceylon, the saying goes. Colombo ... the little sails of catamarans glowing red in the setting sun . . each casual scene a vivid Eastern pageant . . . here, a bearded Singhalese vendor spreads his jewels at your feet... there, a gorgeously panoplied elephant sways down a sun-flecked road ... and easily accessible, the mountain guarded loveliness of Peradeniya ... ineffable Kandyl This, and much more, through many lands in a mood of care-free leisure . . .stopping where you will... resuming your journey when you will ... unfettered by timetables and sailing dates. Easily possible now are these please-yourself Cruise-Tours. The co-operation of the Cunard Line and N. Y. K. Line, Japan Mail, links two of the world's foremost steamship companies in a globe-encircling chain offering unlimited flexibility in Independent World Travel. Fare as low as $993. Literature on Request to Your Local Agent or Tour Department CUNARD LINE 25 Broadway, New York N.Y. K. LINE (JAPAN MAIL) 10 Bridge St., or 545 Fifth Ave., New York THE LUXURY CRUISE MEDITERRANEAN PALESTINE EGYPT Greatest Programin History of this famous Cruising Steamer ROTTERDAM Leaves New York FEB. 5, 1931 under Holland-America Line's own management 71 days of delight A trip to the "Eternal City," Rome, without extra charge AMERICAN EXPRESS CO. In charge of shore excursions The Rotterdam was recently entirely mod ernized. You will find her a model of modern comfort. Swimming pool, gymnasium and many spacious public salons.xcelently ven tilated and spotlessly clean. Service and cui sine are the lastword inperfection. Enjoyable and jolly entertainment. For choice accommodations makereservations now. Rates from $955 Write for illustrated Booklet '"N HOLLAND-AMERICA LINE 21-24 State Street, New York Branch Offices and Asents in all principal Cities The Ideal Vacation Land Swim from coral tinted beaches-dance in a world-famous tropical garden golf on a superb course-tennis on championship courts-sail on opales cent seas. The New Colonial Hotel -modern, luxurious, facing the sea, opens early in the season. The Royal Victoria Hotel - quaint, charming, is open the year round. . A weekly service is maintained on large 'l luxurious Munson liners. 60 hours from New York. Overnight from Miami. No pass ports required. For hotel and steamer reservations, write 67 Wall St., New York "Mention the Geographic-It identifies you."