National Geographic : 1961 Oct
The fringe-topped surrey, favourite means of transportationin Old-World Nassau Temptingly close, tropically delightful... ITassax and the Bahamas These magical isles abound in things that dreams are made on. Winding, sunlit lanes untrod by passing time. Tropic beaches without number, delicately tinted and soft almost beyond belief. Famous hotels, wonder fully luxurious, imbued with an Old-World tradition of courtliness. And everywhere you go, the serenity of pace marked by the clip-clop of a carriage horse. Your Travel Agent will plan your vacation. Or please write to Dept. GT, Bahamas Development Board, 608 First National Bank Building, Miami 32, Florida. BY SEA: From New York on the M.S. ITALIA every Saturday at 4 P.M. Seven-day cruises from $170. Home Lines, 42 Broadway, New York 4. From Miami on the S.S . BAHAMA STAR every Monday and Friday. Round trip $39 up. Eastern Steamship Corp., Miami 1. BY AIR: Direct, daily flights from New York (2/2 hours); Miami (50 minutes) and other Florida cities. Direct service from Toronto and Montreal.