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could make the maiden voyage the first part of a trip around the world. Feb. 7 San Francisco. Feb. 8-9 Los Angeles. Feb. 13 Honolulu. Feb. 19 Suva, Fiji Islands. Feb. 22 Wellington, New Zealand. Feb. 25 Mar. 1 Sydney, Australia. Mar. 11 Colombo, Ceylon. Mar. 14 Aden. Mar. 17-18 Suez, through the Canal, Port Said. Mar. 20 Naples, Italy. Mar. 22 Gibraltar. Mar. 24 Southampton, England. Kandy dancers at Ceylon's mysterious Temple of the Tooth, a three-hour drive from Colombo. (E) paneled in Brazilian Rosewood and glow ing silks from Thailand. Probably the most spectacular lounge afloat is in tourist class on Oriana.The Stern Gallery (F) has a 130-foot sweep of windows looking out over the ocean. Just forward is a lovely 250-foot long ballroom (G) that runs the full width of the ship. How to plan your trip You can explore some of the world's most fascinating places on Oriana'smaiden voyage for less than you'd spend at a resort hotel as little as $15 a day! The complete itinerary follows. Read it. Then decide whether you want to make the entire trip or plan your own variation. For example, you could go as far as Australia, roam around that part of the world, and come home on another P&O-Orient liner. Or you Oriana has five open decks for sun, games and moonlit dances. The palm hats come from Fiji. Fares for Oriana's maiden voyage from the West Coast to England range from $731 to $977 tourist class, and from $1170 to $2610 first class. Why not see your travel agent now and start your plans well ahead of time? For free literature write: Dept. 13, P&O Orient Lines, 155 Post St., San Francisco 8. Branches: Los Angeles, Seattle, Vancouver. Elsewhere in U. S. and Canada: Cunard Line, General Passenger Agents.