National Geographic : 1973 Sep
1974 A.D AVIKING FLEET CAPTURES THE WORLD. The entire world. From the North Cape to the Cape of Good Hope, from the Bering Sea to the Banda Sea, from Mykonos to Mazatlan to Moorea to Mombasa. All ours. And yours. Because you're invited to join us aboard the Royal Viking Star, Royal Viking Sky, or Royal Viking Sea. Ships of Norwegian registry. And spirit. Ships sparkling new and first class throughout. Ships that capture all the things you go to sea for. Because we build them spacious and airy as the sea itself. We design them to give 94% of our passengers outside views. We staff them with three Continental crew members for every five passengers. And we sail them everywhere. Northern Europe. In summer '74, five 14-day North Cape cruises explore Norway's fjords. Three 14-day Russia/Europe cruises circle the Baltic to Leningrad. And three 28-day cruises combine both itineraries. Another tours the Baltic and Mediterranean in 25 days. And 55-day Central America/Russia/Europe/North Cape and 35-day Caribbean/Europe cruises leave from the U.S. The Black Sea and Mediterranean. Our three 13-day Black Sea/Greek Islands cruises go to places like Yalta and Istanbul in September '74. A 24-day version adds places like Naples and Majorca. And a 44-day version adds the Caribbean and Mexico. Other Mediterranean cruises: the 11-day in August and 14-day in October. Africa and the Atlantic. Bahia, Rio, Cape Town, plus ten other ports are on our 50-day Africa/South America cruise in October from the East Coast. In August, a 14-day Atlantic Islands/African Coast cruise visits Spain, Portugal, and Morocco. The Americas. The year begins with our 13-day Mexico cruise in January, followed by nine ROYAL VIKING LINE Caribbean/Mexico/!Trans-Canal trips, Eastbound, Westbound, or both, of 12 to 34 days through '74. Finally, happy holidays: two three week Central America/Christmas/New Year cruises, one from each coast, and 13 days to Mexico from the West Coast. The Pacific and Orient. The Vikings cover the biggest ocean from bottom to top. Our four 6-week South Seas winter and fall cruises visit Polynesia, Australia, and New Zealand (including Milford Sound). You can see Japan at Cherry Blossom time on the first of our two 68-day Spring Circle Pacific cruises. Our 51-day Alaska/Orient cruise in June circles the Northern half of the Pacific, and there are two 4-week cruises, Mexico/Tahiti/Hawaii in May and Canada/Hawaii/Mexico in August. Around the World. We do it Eastbound in January '74, on a cruise you can board from either coast. We do it Westbound via the South Seas from the East Coast on January 8, 1975. And on the same day, we do it Eastbound from the West Coast. 94 to 100 days. Take your pick: nobody does it like the Vikings. Worldwide cruising? The Vikings wrote the book. A 92-page full color book, on all our cruises. Your travel agent has it (as well as expert help in planning your cruise). So do we: 800-227 -4246 toll free (N. Cal & Can., 415-398 -8000 collect; S. Cal, 213-627-1365 collect). To: Cruise Consultant, Royal Viking Line, Dept. D -63 One Embarcadero Center, San Francisco, CA 94111. Please send me your worldwide cruise book. Name Address City State Zip Travel Agent City !•.......................,o.o....•.o.................o..,...........