National Geographic : 1940 Jun
IbailV 0 Vaqean y Marked by fascinating festivals... de picted in brilliant pageantry...the twen ty-six centuries of Japan's history un folds this year in spectacular celebration. Guests, here to enjoy the ceaseless charms of enchanting Nippon, are de lighted to find the year-long festivities of 1940 adding extra pleasure to a visit that is always rich in enjoyment... en chanting the magnificent scenic beauty of this flowered land-the spells cast by ancient rites performed in majestic temr ples and sacred shrines. Modern accommodations and conven iences . . fine hotels, excellent trans portation ... Western World pastimes and amusements-all are here to multi ply your enjoyment of the vacation that has become the preference of discrimi nating travelers. BOARD OF TOURIST INDUSTRY JAPANESE GOVERNMENT RAILWAYS For illustratedliterature,apply to your travel agent or Japan Tourist Bureau, 630 Fifth Ave., New York, or 1151 S. Broadway, Los Angeles, Calif. 2600th ANNIVERSARY YEAR-660 B.C.-1940 A. 2600th ANNIVERSARY YEAR--660 B. C. - 1940 A. D. . THAT'S WHAT THEY SAY ABOUT N -Y *K Experienced travelers know that on the great, modern ships of N.Y. K. they will find the tradition of friendliness and service that creates the perfect atmosphere for sea travel. Travel by N.Y . K. is inexpensive, yet always luxurious, regardless of the class of service you select to Japan, Manchoukuo, the Philippines, Malaysia, India, the Medi terranean, South America. REDUCED SUMMER ROUND TRIP FARES PACIFIC COAST TO JAPAN and the ORIENT 1st Class from $510 Tourist Class from $210 In effect, May 15th to July 31st SNITTA MARU'S "COMING OUT" MAIDEN CRUISE to the Orient, with special shore excursions: 64 days, from $595 2nd Class. Leaving SAN FRANCISCO June 12on the de luxe debutante motor liner Nitta Maru-16,500 tons, brand new and the world's only air-conditioned ship. SEEYOUR OWN TRAVEL AGENT, or write Dept. 14, N.Y.K. Line: 25 Broadway, New York; 551 Market St., San Francisco; 1404 Fourth Ave., Seattle; 333 N. Michigan Ave., Chicago; 518 W. 6th St., LosAngeles, or any Cunard White Star Ltd. Office. MY" *LINE 1 JAMAIL "Mention the Geographic-It identifies you."