National Geographic : 1929 Dec
I aR Forests of Palms Interior Cuba ... x. CUBA ATISFYINGLY foreign - unspoiled these centuries - old surroundings for your winter of modern gay eties! Havana is so near at hand-so easily reached-that no American need suppress his desire for foreign travel. Here is a city that's foreign in every respect: foreign as no other city is, for here is the dash and verve of Paris sports and pastimes of the Riviera liberties of Monte Carlo - languorous peacefulness of the tropics--with the ancient cathedrals, slumbering plazas, grey-walled battlements and gorgeous castles of Colonial Spain as a back ground! Lovers of the fine arts find much to study and admire in Cuba's architecture, music, paintings and customs. Hundreds of miles of motor highways disclose an awe-inspiring panorama of unrivalled scenery: palm covered mountains, groves of strange tropical fruits, sugar and coffee plan tations and tobacco fields; ancient colonial towns that proudly bear the scars of Spanish rule and pirate raids! Havana is the sports and social rendez vous of two continents. Modern tourist accommodations-every facility for your entertainment. Make your plans now, to visit the Smartest City in America. For information-Any Cuban consulate, any travel agency or the Cuban National Tourist Commis sion, Havana. THE LUXURY CRUISE MEDITERRANEAN PALESTINE- EGYPT 71 DAYS OF DELIGHT Sailawayon thefamouscruisingteamer ROTTERDAM From N. Y. FEB. 6th,1930 Enjoy real comfort, entertain ment, strictly first class service and unsurpassed cuisine. Visiting 18 fascinating Mediterranean Ports under Holland-America Line manasement American Express Co. in charge of shore excursions. The Rotter entirelyre conditioned forthiscom- " ing cruise. Real beds insteadof berths,hot and cold running water, a delightful tile swimming pool and modern gym nasium are among the many other new improvements. Write now for illustratedbooklet "N" HOLLAND - AMERICA LINE 21-24 STATE STREET, NEW YORK Branch Offices and Agents in all principal Cities. S Accommodations for first class passengers only. Res *ervations and literature at authorized tourist agents', or address Furness Prince Line, 34 Whitehall St. (where Broadway begins). or 565 Fifth Avenue, New York City. Prince Line Service has hbeen continuous between New York and South America for 85 years. F~nruRnT 'p1'-/'incL. eLI[TE "Mention the Geographic-It identifies you."