NOTEBOOK OF T. F. ŠIMON 
The Notebook that T.F. Šimon took with him on his voyage around the world. The artist left Prague on August 30, 1926 for Paris and started with this announcement in the notebook. After  December 31 he started with January 1 1927 in the same book and changed the days of the week. Sunday February 27, 1927 he was back on the European continent in Marseille (France).
In Bohemia every day is also a name day, for example September 16 is the day of Holy Ludmila; therefore you see so many names in this Czech book.
Some Czech: Pondelí (Monday), Úterý (Tuesday), Streda (Wednesday), Ctvrtek (Thursday),  Pátek (Friday), Sobota (Saturday), Neděle (Sunday). 
Leden (January), Unor (February), Brezen (March), Duben (April), Kveten (May), Cerven (June), Cervenec (July), Srpen (August), Zari (September), Rijen (October), Listopad (November), Prosinec (December).
Pan (Sir), Pani (Lady), Vecer (Evening), Odjezd (Departure), Barevný (Coloured), Cerný (Black), Lept (Etching), Výstava (Exhibition), Brana (Gate)
Monday August 30, 1926----Departure from Prague
Tuesday August 31-----------Paris
Saturday September 4--------Departure from Paris to Cherbourg, at 4 o'clock departure with the ship Aquitania
Friday September 10---------At 3 o'clock in the evening arrival in New York after a voyage from almost 6 ˝ days. 
The artist stays in Hotel Pennsylvania until October 10.
Sunday October 10-----------In the evening to Cleveland until October 15
Friday October 15------------Buffalo
Saturday October 16----------Detroit until Tuesday 19
Sunday October 17-----------Visit to his brother Antonie in Detroit
Tuesday October 19----------Departure to Chicago, where he stays until October 26 in Hotel Blackstone
Tuesday October 26----------Pittsburgh until October 28
Thursday October 28---------New York until November 4 in Hotel Pennsylvania
Thursday November 4--------Departure at 4 o'clock with the ship Finland (Pan Pacific Line) to San Francisco
Tuesday November 9---------Visit to Havana on Cuba
Thursday November 11-------The ship passes through the Panama Canal
Friday November 12----------The Pacific
Friday November 19----------Arrival at San Francisco 
Friday November 26----------At 12.30 o'clock departure from S F with the ship Tanjo Maru
Thursday December 2---------Honolulu (Hawaii) until December 4
Monday December 13--------Arrival in the port of Yokohama at 9 o'clock. Then to Tokyo (Hotel Imperial)
Monday December 27--------To Kyoto at 9,30
Friday December 31----------New-Year's eve in Tokyo
Saturday January 1, 1927-----New Year 
Monday January 3------------Departure from Yokohama to Kobe by ship at 11 o'clock
Tuesday January 4------------Arrival in Kobe at 11,30 o'clock
Thursday January 6-----------To Moii at 11
Friday January 7--------------Arrival in Moii at 7 o'clock in the morning
Saturday January 8------------Departure from Moii at 12 o'clock in the afternoon
Monday January 10-----------Shanghai
Tuesday January 11-----------Departure from Shanghai
Thursday January 13----------Formosa
Friday January 14------------ Hong Kong
Saturday January 15----------Departure from Hong Kong
Wednesday January 19-------Singapore
Friday January 21-------------Departure from Singapore at 11 o'clock
Sunday January 23------------Penang
Thursday January 27----------Colombo (Ceylon); Bristol Hotel
Saturday January 29-----------Kandy by car
Monday February 1-----------Anaradhapura
Thursday February 3----------Colombo by train
Friday February 11------------12.30 At night departure from Colombo
Wednesday February 16-------The Isle of Socotra
Thursday February 17----------Aden in the morning; in the evening departure for the Red Sea
Monday February 21-----------Suez Canal at 6 o'clock
Tuesday February 22-----------Port Said
Wednesday February 23-------Along Crete
Friday February 25-------------Evening in Messina
Saturday February 26----------Corsica
Sunday February 27------------Marseille





 
 
 

 

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