National Geographic : 1923 Oct
"EAST OF SUEZ" Making the Dream Come True There is an especial longing for "East of Suez" nowadays. The temple bells of Mandalay call with irresistible persistence. Pagodas, heathen idols, Christian kisses, sunshine, palm trees, flying fishes, elephants a-piling teak - all call with Kipling magic - over the Seven Seas-' East of Suez." Especially, next winter, will the freezing drizzle "wake the fever in your bones"- for, "if you've 'eard the East a calling you won't never 'eed naught else." The new Cunarder FRANCONIA Sails from New York, November 15; from San Francisco, December 4 Returning New York March 27 on her 133 Days-30,000 Wonder Mile Cruise'Round the World under the experienced management of the American Express Travel Dept. The FRANCONIA is the newest of the splendid Cunard liners. Built especially for long distance cruising, manned and managed by Cunard supreme seamen, she is a floating palace of recreation - a luxurious club with every convenience and refinement for comfortable living. Carefully planned shore excursions from all ports of call included in initial cost. Special inland trips optional. Itinerary includes - Havana, Panama Canal, San Francisco,Hilo, Honolulu, Japan (13 days-Yokohama, Kamakura, Tokyo, Kobe, Kyoto, Nikko, Inland Sea, Miyajima), Shanghai, Hongkong, Manila,Batavia, Singa pore, Rangoon, Calcutta, Colombo, Bombay, PortTewfik, Cairo,Naples, Monaco, Gibraltar- and home. The FRANCONIA party will be limited. To insure most desirable accommodations, bookings should be made now. Call, phone or write any American Express office for full details, deck plans, illustrated book of the Cruise and prices, or mail cou pon below to: Travel Dept. o 65 Broadway, New York Wherever you go always carry American Express Travelers Cheques Kindly send full information, Name------- ------------------------------------- deck plans, and prices of the FRANCONIA CRUISE Address ..............................................---- Nat. Geo.