National Geographic : 1937 Mar
Photograph byLUCE from ENIT SUN, SEA, AND SAND TEMPT TOWN-WEARY THOUSANDS TO LIDO DI ROMA, ATLANTICCITY OFCENTRAL ITALY By auto speedway or fast electric cars, Romans reach this new resort in half an hour from the capital (page 302). Long, low buildings inthebackground arepublic bathhouses. In front of these are cabins and umbrella-tents used for dressing. Drawn up on the beach at the left aresmall surf skiffs. Not farfrom here isthe seaplane base from which flying boats "sail" for Tripoli, Tunis, Athens, Egypt, and (by connection) for Ethiopia and the Far East.