National Geographic : 1931 Jan
SIERRA MARIA SE ... : IN SEASON" all year NOT "When shall we visit Yosem ite?", but "How long shall we plan to stay?" For added to the vernal beauty of Yo semite Valley-the sheer cliffs that reach skyward, the world's highest waterfalls, "tame" wild life, the story of earth's creation written in letters of granite-you will find a novel all-year round of gayeties, as dis tinctive as their setting, that begin early on hotel verandas and bring you back late to downy nights in a vast stillness. WORTH A WEEK You'll want a week, at least, for sight seeing and play, but if time should be short there are 2- to 4-day All-Expense Tours, from $23 to $77.50. Ultrafine living at the great, granite Ah wahnee, $10 a day upward, American Plan; city comforts in moderately priced cabin colonies, or at even less cost, housekeeping. Ask any travel agent, and write today for scenic folders: Yosemite Park and Curry Co., Box 170, Yosemite National Park, Calif. Yosemito NATIONAL PARK SDAY ALL-EXPENSE CRUISE TO fPERU 395 FIRST CLASS, including sightsee Sing and hotel expenses en route. STHE mere thought of visiting such roman tic countries as Panama and Peru sets the sensestinglingand the imaginationswelling S with dazzling visions of the wonders of South America. You can add Colombia and S Ecuador to this trip on a leisurely "Santa" boat in 35 days at no extra cost. Luxurious "Santa" liners let you off at hos pitable ports for glorious days among the wild ruggedness of the towering Andean Range. Glamorous nights under splendrous tropical skies urge you to seek adventure. From faint color-tinted dawn to fascinating sunset the thrills of the old world unfold before your mar veling eyes. Plan to go to South America this year. Every week a "Santa" ship sails from New York. Interesting illustrated booklets are / f available. Write for them. GRACE LINE 10 Hanover Square . New York 140 So. Dearborn St. . Chicago MEDITERRANEAN BORDERLANDS BY MOTOR For smart travel this winter the famous "Europe by Motor" service is available in Italy, Sicily, North Africa and the Riviera. The de luxe cars and experi enced drivers of Franco-Belgique make this service the last word in leisurely, carefree travel. We will gladly help you plan a special trip, or will send our book "Europe by Motor," full of suggested itiner aries . . . Ask for booklet 15. RECREATION TOURS TO EUROPE Here is a delightful new way to do Europe. In addi tion to all the sightseeing and educational features of an escorted trip, these tours provide evening entertainment, the theatre, night trips, and sport ing features. All inclusive prices range from $395 to $925.Regular sailings between April 15 and August 19. Write for booklet 14, "Recreation Tours." INDEPENDENT TRAVEL We make arrangements for independent travel to any partof the world. Our personal interest in providing a satisfying service will save you time and worry, and make your trip efficient and economical. Write us for suggestions. AROUND THE WORLD $10.50 a day for 104 days. "Special Class" accom modations, reservedexclusivelyforFranco-Belgique parties, provide spacious staterooms equipped with comfortable beds. Next sailings on S. S. President Johnson, March 26 and July 16; S. S. President Fillmore, April 9 and July 30. Twenty ports of call. All inclusive rate $1095. Booklet 12 with sailing schedule sent on request. FRANCO-BELGIQUE TOURS CO., INC. 551 FIFTH AVENUE NEW YORK, N. Y. "Mention the Geographic-It identifies you."