National Geographic : 1930 Jan
The Modern Vacationist Knows His Below Par Season...Therefore Cunard-AnchorWest Indies Cruises are appropriately scheduled... Cunard meets the rising intelligent demand for short winter vacations . . . For wise life-loving people who know that 12, 16, 18 or 26 days of tropical sun adds more years to their lives and more lilt to their minds than a year's expensive medical treatment . . They realize that basking in a sea-washed port is the perfect winter solution for 'wet-feet nerves' and routine office dol drums . .. they know that Cunard presents the colorful diversion of the West Indies at less than summer vaca tion prices. They are the pioneers of a new vacation movement... and the roomy comfort of Cunard state rooms ... the suave perfection of Cunard service .. . the gala atmosphere of Cunard lounges and verandah cafes . . . these are demanded by the modern vaca tionist as necessary holiday equipment. VARIED ITINERARIES INCLUDING San Juan, Santiago, Santo Domingo, Port-au-Prince, St. Pierre, Fort de France, Barbados, Trinidad, La Guayra, Curacao, Colon, Kingston, Havana, Nassau, Bermuda. Sailing Date Duration of Minimum from New York Steamer Voyage Rates Jan. 6, 1930 s.. Carinthia 16 days $200 Jan. 16, 1930 s.s. Caledonia 26 days 275 Feb. 15, 1930 s.s. Caledonia 26 days 275 Mar. 15, 1930 s.s. Caledonia 18 days 200 Apr. 12, 1930 s.s. Samaria 12 days 175 MEDITERRANEAN CRUISE The superb Cunarder Mauretania sails from New York Feb. 20 and calls at all of the most fascinating ports at the height of their seasons. Minimum rates from $840 up. See Your Local Agent CUNARD-ANCHOR WEST INDIES CRUISES CUBA tropical - - near by FOREIGN Havana... brilliant, sophisticated, charming... with all the fire, gaiety and color of old Spain... all the culture, grace and suavity of Europe . . all the luxury, comfort and modernity of the U. S. A... . is the smartest city in America. Here is the ultimate in resort life, satisfying the Ameri can yen for foreign travel. To the lover of sports... to the out-of-doors enthusiast... Cuba holds many attractions, in addition to those of her capital city. There are hundreds of miles of smooth new motor highways dipping over the hills into the curiously quaint villages and country side .. . easy roads to new vistas of beauty, new pleasure opportunities, new hunting and fishing thrills, discoverable only here in the Pearl of the Antilles. Down through the provinces of Pinar del Rio, Matanzas, Santa Clara, Camagiiey and Oriente, across the Valleys of Yumuri and Viia les, lie panoramas of breath-taking splendor; ma jestic peaks and far-looming mountainsides ... dark with the shadows of great forests of Granadilla, Majagua, Royal Palm and thousands of other tree-monarchs of the tropics, vast plan tations of tobacco, sugar and coffee . .. ancient towns ... it's an exciting experience that awaits you. The hunting season is open in winter. Quail, duck, deer and many denizens of the tropic wilds you've never seen before! . . . sporty, big-game fishing from Havana to Batabano .. . a thousand wonders to exhilarate you. Here's a vacation trip that's different! A trip abroad . .. not far from home. Plan this winter to mingle the gay life of Havana with the joyous freedom of the tropic hinterland. Try living for a change. For information, etc.. any travel bureau, any railroad, steamship or airplane ticket office or the National Tourist Commission, Havana. HAVANA Smartest City in America "Mention the Geographic-It identifies you."