National Geographic : 1930 Apr
FASCINATING Japan . .. land of colour, charm and courtesy, where the East blends with the West and the past with the present.... Everywhere is the scenic majesty that inspires a worship of Nature. Everywhere blossom-framed shrines, temples and pa godas preserve the traditions of the cen turies. Everywhere a gentle culture is seen in the festivals of the seasons, the Tea Ceremony, the "Ikebana" or flower ar rangement, in the undying art symbolized by the Momoyama screens and the Uhiyoye scrolls. And everywhere in Japan are the mod ern luxuries of great railroads, hotels and motor highways as well as facilities for all the smart sports. The wonderlands of Japan, Korea, Manchuria and China are reached from the United States and Canada by the Nippon usen Kaisha, Osaka ShosenKaisha, the American Mail Line, Canadian Pacific and the Dollar Steamship Line. Full information will be fur nished by any of these Lines, any tourist agency, or by the JAPAN TOURIST BUREAU c/o Japanese Gov't Railways, I Madison Ave., N.Y . C. c/o Nippon Yusca Kaisha, 54$ Fifth Ave., N. Y . C. SEE NATURE'S MASTERPIECE IN STONE S RAIN BOW Natural Bridge was characterized by this moga zine (Sept., 1925) as one of the most marvelous and awe-inspiring works of nature to be found in ,. North America. Ever since you t heard of it you have undoubtedly wonted to visit it. And now you can, in comfort, only a 12-mile trail journey being necessary as Against 90 miles previously. Won derful 2 or 3 day trip. Excellent accommodations. Write for folder. IE Address: RAINBOW LODGE Cameron, Arizona AROUND THE WORLD FOR ONLY $800 A joyous, pleasure-filled voyage with stops in Australia and India. A limited number of accommodations on American flag motorships. Excellent cabins, cuisine. Fare only $800. One-way to either India or Australia-$30 0 . AMERICAN PIONEER LINE ROOSEVELT STEAMSHIP CO., INC. 11 Broadway, New York Managing Operators for U. S. Shipping Board unshi Health, Comfrt AlltheYear i, a 7 Region Famed-for Beauty WINTER days that are mild and comfortable-in summer no enervating "stickiness," sound sleep under blankets assured every night. The reason for such healthful, comfortable conditions in the Pikes Peak Region is that the relative humidity(damp ness in the air) is less than 50%. In most places in the country it is 65% to 80%. That's why, also, there's no fog or mist or haze to obscure the brilliant sunshine which radiates healthful rays during 70% of the time the sun is up. A wonderful spot for a rest or vacation. Free stopovers or side trips the year around. Entrancing scenery. Full detailed infor mation on any question. Send for "Winning Health," "100 Winter Days," data on schools, living, the city, etc. Address WELCOME olorado Sprinqs CLUB ,f1anit Pkes Pe o 400 Independence Building "Mention the Geographic-It identifies you."