National Geographic : 1963 Aug
Canopied launch glides past Cambodian temples on the Jungle Cruise, a simu lated safari by boat down the Mekong, Nile, Congo, and Amazon Rivers. Live rubber trees, giant bamboos, and brilliant blooms of the hibiscus crowd the banks. Jaws Agape, Hippos Threaten a Cruise Boat At every bend make-believe danger awaits: head-hunters brandish spears; gorillas thump chests; bull elephants trumpet madly. Wide-eyed with wonder, youngsters peer out at a rain forest. "Approaching the rapids; we may not make it!" shouts the captain. But every launch returns.