National Geographic : 1932 Nov
THE SK SPAN ES ... ISH MAIN St. Thomas (Virgin Islands) Fort de France, St. Pierre (Martinique) Port-of-Spain (Trinidad) La Guayra, Puerto Cabello (Venezuela) Willemstad (Curasao) Colon (Canal Zone) Havana (Cuba) ABOUT Christmas-time, people are getting restless. They're looking longingly south ward, to the blue Caribbean, where the sun shines golden in midwinter. The little French shops of Martinique abound in interesting knickknacks ... St. Thomas, Trinidad, La Guayra, and Curacao are full of buccaneering memories and strange exotic sights . . . at Colon: the canal, Old Panama, the Miramar Club ... and fair Havana delights her visitors. A West Indies Cruise is an ideal break in dreary Winter . .. and the beautiful, new Lafayette will sail there twice this season. There will be a Christmas Cruise, leaving New York December 16th for 19 days. And the second leaves on February 21st. The Lafayette is famous for her delicious cuisine and for the beauty of her salons. She will be a most comfortable, delightful and economical midwinter home. See your own travel agent. He will gladly help arrange this cruise for you.... French Line, 19 State Street, New York City. UrUTA Le BLUE AND ^. _ NORTH ATLANTIC SAILINGS: PARIS, Nov. 11, Dec. 9 * CHAMPLAIN, Nov. 5 and 26, Dec. 23 * DE GRASSE, Dec. 6, Jan. 3 * ROCHAMBEAU, Nov. 26, Jan. 12 -- .