National Geographic : 1930 Jul
L : IhJ,,riii iiiii.ii THE TEA CEREMONY-INTRODUCED BY THE SHOGUN ASHIKAGA YOSHIMASA HE visitor to Old Japan is always delighted with the gracious ceremonies to which even the simplest acts are elevated. How perfectly this artistic reverence prepares E one for the wonders of the Blossom Empire-its mirror lakes and painted valleys, the centuries-old craftsmanship, all the ancient loveliness of shrines and temples. Most pleasantly surprising is the existence side by side with these ancient beauties of the modem miracles of traveling comfort and convenience. Swift, super-luxury express trains whisk the traveler from city to city. Large, modem hotels await him everywhere with all the familiar facilities and services. Automobiles spin into the remotest sections. Even the favorite sports are amply provided for - golf, tennis, baseball, riding or flying. The Japan Tourist Bureau (a non-commercial organization) maintains an office in New York in addition to widespread facilities in Japan for the special service of visitors. It will be honored to help plan your itinerary, arrange all the details of accommodations, and serve you while in Japan, without additional cost. It will make your visit to "The All Year Paradise" an 1N unforgettable experience. The wonderlands of Japan. Korea, Manchuria and China A pon Tusen Kaisha, Osaka Shosen Kaisha, the American P Mail Line, Canadian Pacific and the Dollar Steamship T0URISTBUREAU Line. Full information will be furnished by any of these c/o Japanese Gov't Rys., One Madison Ave., N.Y . C Lines, any tourist agency, or by the Japan Tourist Bureau. c/o Nippon Yusen Kaisha, 545 Fifth Ave., N. Y . C .