National Geographic : 1913 Oct
PANAMA CANAL AND WEST INDIES A Cruise of Education and Pleasure This winter you cannot do better than to take one of the splendid North German Lloyd cruises to the Panama Canal and the West Indies. The West Indies, emerald islands set in a turquoise sea, rich in history, romance, and tropic splendor, exert a never-ending influence on the traveler. Of the Panama Canal, that titanic labor undertaken and executed by giant minds, you have read much. Now see it for yourself via the NORTH GERMAN, LLOYD The cruises are made by the GROSSER KURFUERST, one of the splendid Lloyd steamers. She is steady, commodious, com fortable. The trip is worth taking for the voyage alone. Duration of 21 or 29 days, Jan. 14th, Feb. 12th, and Mar. 19th. Including stops at Havana, San tiago, Kingston, Colon, La Guaira, Port of Spain, Brighton, Barbados, Fort de France, St. Pierre, St. Thomas, San Juan, Nassau. The cost is $160.00, up. For full information address OELRICHS & CO. GENERAL AGENTS 5 Broadway New York H. Claussenius & Co., Chicago Central National Bank, St. Louis Robert Capelle, San Francisco Alloway & Champion, Winnipeg 44.2 "Franconia" Nov. 15, Jan. 8, Feb. 24 "Laconia" Dec. 2, Jan. 22 "Caronia" Jan. 31, March 17 A LA CARTE WITHOUT CHARGE STOPOVERS PERMITTED Forparticularsapply to CUNARD CRUISE DEPT. 21 State Street, New York OR LOCAL AGENTS _ HOW TO SEE SWITZERLAND You who have reveled in this Summer Paradise have yet to learn of its most exquisite charm. Let us tell you all about the joy that awaits you in this land of bright sunshine and dazzling snow, where Winter sports are at their best Ski-ing, Tobogganing, Bob-sleighing, Skating, Hockey, Curling. The Playground of Europe's Royal Families Swiss cooking and the hospitality of our hotels and pensions will make your stay worth while. Let us help you plan a trip. We do not sell tours, but we plan them without charge. Our sole purpose is to answer questions and enable you to see the most in the time at your disposal. We have just prepared a special selection of profusely illustrated books. We call it Pocket Guide M. Gives vivid descriptions of the most noted places. Tells how to reach them-what to see-where to stop-how long to stay. Includes the famous ' Hotel Guide.' Pocket Guide M is free, on personal application, or by mail for io cents postage. Official Information Bureau of Switzerland Swiss Federal Railroads Agency 241 FIFTH AVENUE, NEW YORK CITY "Mention the Geographic-It identifies you."