National Geographic : 1929 Dec
GREAT WHITE FLEET AreYO only an armchair Nomad? W HISKED AWAY to far-off lands by the magic Sof the printed page, do you cease to dream of roaming when you close the book? Or do you resolve to see for yourself the romantic Caribbean lands? A long, expensive cruise is unnecessary. Just a few days south of us lies Cuba, where Havana and Santiago invite you. In Jamaica, Kingston and Port Antonio; in the Panama Canal Zone, Cristobal and Panama City. In Costa Rica is lazy old Port Limon. Santa Marta, Puerto Colombia, and Cartagena will make you want to tarry in Colombia; Guatemala will show you the charm of Puerto Barrios and Guatemala City. In British Honduras you will see brisk little Belize, and in Spanish Honduras, Puerto Castilla and Tela. Great White Fleet liners leave New York twice weekly and New Orleans three times weekly. Cruises from 9 to 24 days. First class passengers only. All shore trips, hotel and railway accommodations in cluded. Write for complete information to Passenger Traffic Department UNITED FRUIT COMPANY Steamship Service Room 1624, 17 Battery Place, New York City fCARIB BEAN c- 'via. GREAT WHITE LEET The Year's at the Spring: All's Right with the World: Spring is a poetic fact in Japan... not justa word used by poets. Let the A "unrest of spring" carry you to the Island Empire where you'll find deep rest and delight as you view the cycle of blossoms, made even more pic turesque by native pilgrimages and festivals... in a land retaining ancient ceremonial and beauty, and offering as well the up-to-date facilities of modern hotels and railroads. Cherry blossoms in April flood the fields with fragile loveliness. Pine trees girdle temple hills under the clear moon. Little tea-houses wear a vivid screen of lanterns. Sea-side and curative resorts afford a picturesque background for golf and tennis all the year round. In summer you make an exciting ascent of superb Fujiyama. It is like taking part in a many-colored motion picture, and yet meeting real and hospitable people with a reverence for their past and a gen ius for utilizing modern progress and invention. All details of your trip, including a care fully planned itinerary of Japan'sinterest points, arranged without charge. Write today for fascinating booklet on Japan. Steamship Lines operating between the United States and Japan: Nippon Yusen Kaisha, Osaka Shosen Kaisha. American Mail, Canadian Pacific, Dollar Line. JAPAN TOURIST BUREAU c/o JAPANESE GOVERNMENT RAILWAYS 1 Madison Ave., New York City and c/o NIPPON YUSEN KAISHA 545 Fifth Ave., New York City or offices of American Express Co. and Thos. Cook & Sons, or any tourist or steamship agent. ^A^^A ~JWr wt^-^wYwIw ' I^wIHw I ^^wC*~Y,_ f. "Mention the Geographic-It identifies you."