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Travel and Tourism in New England and in Thailand

Travel and Tourism in New England and in Thailand. Puriteerangkul, Puvadol ESL-L5 June,2002. Why tourists travel in New England. For pleasure For business For sports For health For education. New England. ME: Maine NH: New Hampshire VT: Vermont. MA: Massachusetts RI: Rhode Island

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Travel and Tourism in New England and in Thailand

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  1. Travel and Tourism in New England and in Thailand Puriteerangkul, Puvadol ESL-L5 June,2002

  2. Why tourists travel in New England • For pleasure • For business • For sports • For health • For education

  3. New England ME: Maine NH: New Hampshire VT: Vermont MA: Massachusetts RI: Rhode Island CT: Connecticut

  4. Connecticut (CT) Geography • 5,544 square miles. • the 47th largest of the 50 states. • 4,845 square miles of land area. • 698 square miles are covered by water. • Capital city is Hartford. • Slogan is “The Constitution state”

  5. Mystic Seaport • Mystic seaport is the largest and most comprehensive maritime museum in North America. • You can sail or cruise in our antique steamboat, participate in formal classes, ride a horse-drawn carriage, star gaze in our planetarium, or spend the day climbing aboard ships.

  6. Hours and Admission • Open daily, year-round except Christmas Day • Ships & Exhibits are open 9:00 to 5:00 from April through October, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. from November through March • Admission is free to members. • Individual admission price General Admission $17Youth Admission $9 (ages 6-12)Youth Under 6 are freeSenior Admission $16Second consecutive day admission is free with validation

  7. Directions to Mystic Seaport • Located about 10 miles east of New London in Southeastern Connecticut. • From Boston go South on Route 95  • Take Exit 90Turn left at end of ramp onto Route 27 South. • Proceed approximately one mile. Food and Accommodation • Watch Hill Inn and Restaurant38 Bay StreetWatch Hill, CTToll-Free: 800-356-9314Fax: 401-348-6301Email: watchhillinn@aol.com

  8. Maine(ME) Geography • 35,387 square miles. • the 38th largest of the 50 states. • 30,865 square miles of land area. • 4,523 square miles are covered by water. • The highest point in Maine is Mount Katahdin. • Capital city is Augusta. • Major city is Portland. • Slogan is “The way the life should be”

  9. Acadia National Park • Acadia National Park is on the rock- bound shore of Mount Desert Island. • Here you will find granite cliffs side by side with sand, cobblestone beaches. • The geography ranges from meadows and marshes to dense evergreen forests.

  10. Park Entrance Fee and Passes Park Entrance Fees (May 1-October 31): • Private vehicle: $10 for 7 days • Foot, bicycle, or motorbike: $5 for 7 days Other passes available: • Acadia Annual Pass: $20 • Golden Eagle Pass: $50 annually • Golden Age Lifetime Pass: $10 one time fee • Must be a U.S. citizen, 62 years or older. Provides entrance and half price camping at all national parks, monuments, federal recreation areas. • Golden Access Lifetime Pass: Free to US citizens with disabilities.

  11. How to get there • located approximately eight hours north of Boston. • From Boston take I-95 north to Augusta. • From Augusta take Route 3 east to Ellsworth. • From Ellsworth take Route 3 to Mount Desert Island. Food and Accommodation • The park has no other overnight accommodations except camping. Nearby communities have hotels, motels and inns. • Cook Lobster house Bailey Island, Maine Tel:(207) 833-2818Fax orders: (207) 833 5851

  12. Massachusetts(MA) Geography • 10,555 square miles. • the 44 largest of the 50 states. • 7,838 square miles are land areas. • 2,717 square miles are covered by water. • Capital city is Boston. • Slogan is “The spirit of America”

  13. Museum of Fine Arts What are the collections? • Art of the Americas • Art of the Ancient World • Art of Asia, Oceania, & Africa • Art of Europe • Contemporary Art • Musical Instruments • Prints, Drawings, and Photographs • Textile & Fashion Arts

  14. Hours and Admissions • Monday and Tuesday 10am-4:45pm • Wednesday, Thursday and Friday10 am-9:45 PM • Saturday and Sunday10 am-5:45 PM. • Adults, $14(30 Day, 2-Visit Ticket) • Senior Citizens and College Students, $12(30 Day, 2-Visit Ticket) • Youth, 7-17, $5 or FREE $5 on school days until 3pm admitted free at all other times.

  15. How to get there Helpful Tips Food and Accommodations Galleria Cafe • Hours: Mon & Tues, 11- 4 Wed, Thurs, & Fri, 11 - 8:45 Sat & Sun, 11- 5 • Location: MFA West Wing, 1st floor Hotel • The Ritz-Carlton, Boston Common10 Avery StreetBoston, MA 02111617-474-7100 

  16. New Hampshire(NH) Geography • the 43th largest of the 50 state. • 9,351 square miles • 8,969 square miles are land areas. • 382 square miles are covered by water. • Capital city is Concord. • Major city is Manchester. • The highest point is Mount Washington. • Slogan is “Live Free Or Die”.

  17. Mount Washington • Mount Washington, the highest peak in the northeastern U.S, attains an elevation of 6,288 feet above mean sea level. • Mount Washington State Park surrounds the summit, where visitors will find a multitude of old and modern buildings, once known as the “City Among the Clouds”.

  18. What can you do on Mt. Washington? Outdoor Activities • Hiking • Climbing • Paddling • Biking • Canoeing • Kayaking More information : www.mt-washington.com

  19. How to get there • located 4 hours north of Boston • The mountain can be reached via I-93 N or west I-95 further to its southeast slope. • State routes surround Mt. Washington: • Rte. 2 on the north • Rte. 16 on the east • Rte. 302 to the west and south. Accommodation and food • The Mount Washington Resort dining Route 302, Bretton Woods, NH 03575800-258-0330, 603-278-1000 (in NH)FAX 603-278-8838

  20. Rhode Island(RI) Geography • 1,545 square miles. • One of the smallest of the 50 states. • 1,045 square miles are land areas. • 500 square miles are covered by water. • Capital city is Providence. • The highest point is Jerimoth Hill. • Slogan is “Hope”.

  21. WaterFire Festival in Providence’s 2002 • Located on the three rivers in downtown Providence. • WaterFire centers on a series of 100 bonfires that blaze just above the surface of the three rivers that pass through the middle of downtown Providence. • The string of fires illuminates nearly two-thirds of a mile of urban public spaces ,parks ,residents ,and visitors. • The fires are tended from sunset to past midnight by black-clad performers in boats who pass quietly before the flames. • There are no admission charges to WaterFire.

  22. WaterFire dates and Sunset times • Saturday, July 6, 8:23 PM • Saturday, July 27, 8:09 PM • Saturday, August 10, 7:53 PM • Saturday, August 24, 7:32 PM • Wednesday, September 11, 7:02 PM • Wednesday, September 18, 6:50 PM • Saturday, October 5, 6:31 PM More information : www.waterfire.com

  23. Directions to WaterFire • Located in downtown Providence. • From Interstate 95 North or South, take exit 22 to downtown. • From Route 195, follow the signs for Route 95 north (towards Boston). Stay to the right, take exit 22, and follow the directions. • WaterFire is on your left after the first set of lights, and the installation extends down past the Crawford Street Bridge. Food and Accommodation • ASIAN PARADISE 165 Angell Street, Providence, 454-0222. • Providence Marriott1 Orms Street, Providence, RI 02904Phone: 1-401-272-2400  Fax: 1-401-273-2686Sales: 1-401-272-2400

  24. Vermont(VT) Geography • 9,615 square miles. • the 43th largest of the 50 states. • 9,249 square miles are land areas. • 366 square miles are covered by water. • Capital city is Montpelier. • Major city is Burlington. • The highest point is Mount Mansfield. • Slogan is “Freedom and Unity”.

  25. Vermont Marble Exhibit • The largest in the world. • Located in Central Vermont. • Art gallery, part natural history museum. • Displays include marble from Vermont and around the world. • Show the origin ,quarrying ,and finishing of marble. • The hall of presidents displays statuary white marble relief carving of all past United States presidents.

  26. Prices and Hours • Adults---------$6.00 • Seniors--------$4.00 • Teens----------$3.00 (15-18) • Children--------Free • Open daily 9:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. How to get there • 52 Main StBox 607Proctor VT, 05765Phone : 800-427-1396 http://www.vermont-marble.com

  27. Foods and Accommodations • The Lighthouse RestaurantNext to the Hampton Inn at I-89 Exit 16Colchester, VT 05446(802) 655-6177 • The INN at Willow PondHistoric Route 7AManchester, Vermont800-533-3533 or 1-802-362-4733Fax: 802-362-4737

  28. Welcome to Thailand

  29. Thailand Geography of Thailand • Located in southeast asia

  30. How to get there • Tickets are avaiable at major airline offices,internet ,and tour agents. • Estimate cost is around $600 -$1200. It depends on travel seasons. • It takes around 24 hours to get to Thailand. When you arrive • at Bangkok International airport. • Take the Airport Bus to “ Sanam Luang”. • Located on Rajadamnern Road. • There are many hotels and guesthouses. • The price is about $10 to $100 per night. • Most of the guesthouses are in Kaosarn Street.

  31. Three day tour of Thailand • Day 1 Sightseeing of Bangkok ,the Capital of Thailand.(The Grand Palace) • Day 2 Visit Chiang Mai in the North of Thailand. • Day 3 Visit Phuket in the South of Thailand.

  32. Day 1 The Grand Palace • Was built in 1782. • The Grand Palace is one of the most beautiful samples of an ancient Siamese court. • It used to be the residence of the Kings of Thailand. • Here you will see palaces which were used for different occasions: • the Funeral Palace • the Reception Palace • the Throne Hall • the Coronation Hall • the Royal Guest House • the beautiful Emerald Buddha Temple.

  33. Hours and Admissions • open to the public daily from 8.30 am to 11.30 am and 1.00 pm to 3.30 pm. • Admission costs $ 5 which includes entry to the Royal Thai Decorations & Coins Pavilion. • Hotel (The palazzo hotel) • Location: Rachadapisek Road • Province: Bangkok • Address: 111 Soi Niam-utit, Rachadapisek Road, Bangkok 10320 Thailand • Tel: +66 2 276-4995-9 • Fax: +66 2 276-5000-2 • Approximate price: US$26 - $156

  34. Dining and Nightlife • There are many Thai restaurants around The Grand Palace. • It ranges from $3 to $50 per meal. • Rom Pai restaurant. • It’s a good small restaurant located under Pinklao Bridge. For the nightlife • Kok Wua avenue • There are many bars , pubs ,and discos around there.

  35. Day 2 Chiang Mai • Located approximately 700km from Bangkok. • North of Thailand. • It is Thailand's second largest city. • It is less humid and much cooler than elsewhere in Thailand. • About 1.30 hours by plane. • Around $100 for round trip • Asian elephants are native to Thailand and many can be found in the North of Thailand.

  36. Things to see and to do • Visit WAT PRATHAT DOI SUTHEP , the sacred temple with a challenging flight of steps. • Visit silk and cotton industry at SANKUMPAENG district, • Visit the umbrella village including the making of umbrella frames and paper. • Visit the elephant camp to ride elephants. • Go rafting, and ride in an ox cart.

  37. Foods and Accommodations • Lai-Thai Guest House111/4-5 Kotchasarn RoadChiang Mai 50100Tel: 66 53 271725     Fax: 66 53 272724Email: laithai@loxinfo.co.th • Busaba Restaurantlocated just behind the Amari Rincome Hotel. 26 Nimmanhemin Soi 1ChiangmaiTel: 66 53 895270     Fax: 66 53 895271Email: pwdigby@loxinfo.co.th

  38. Day 3 Phuket • Located in the Andaman Sea 885km from Bangkok. • South of Thailand. • Long sandy beaches, limestone cliffs and forested hills. • About 1 hour by plane from Bangkok. • Around $100 for round trip from Bangkok.

  39. Things to see and to do • About 20km. North of Phuket Town is Ton Sai National Park which has a picturesque waterfall. • A little further a field is Phangnga Bay, which has white sandy beaches. • Swimming, snorkeling and scuba diving are some of the most popular activities for the island's visitors. • Many of the beaches have wind surfing facilities. • Charter boats are available for those keen to try their hand at deep sea fishing.

  40. Foods and Accommodations • Victors Restaurant French and Belgian steakhouse/restaurant, diving tripsBanghla Square Moo 4 95/14Patong PhuketTel: 076/344207    Fax: 076/344208Email:av58@phuket.ksc.co.th • Royal Princess-Phuket Located at Kamala Bay, enjoying magnificent sunsets. 6/12 Moo 6 Tambon Kamala, Amphur Kathu Phuket 83000Tel: 66 76 270801    Fax: 66 76 270818Email: ppp@dusit.com

  41. Selected Thai Popular Dishes • Gaeng mus-sa-man-----Rich spicy curry with beef or chicken. • Gaeng kari gai-----Mild yellow curry with chicken. • Gaeng khiaw waan-----Sweet green curry with coconut milk and shrimp, chicken, or beef. • Tom yam kung-----Spicy soup with lime juice, lemon grass, mushroom and shrimp. • Tom khaa gai-----Soup with galangal root, chicken feet and coconut milk. • Gaeng jeud-----Chilly free soup with vegetables and minced pork. • Khao phat-----Fried rice with shrimp, beef, pork or chicken. • Khao man gai------Sliced boiled chicken over marinated rice. • Khao na phet------Roast duck over rice. • Kuay-tiaw nam------Soup with rice noodles, meat and vegetables. • Laat naa-------noodles, meat and vegetables in a thick gravy. • Phad siyu-------Fried rice noodles with meat and vegetables.

  42. Conclusion • There are many reasons for traveling. Such as business traveling ,vacation ,and pleasure etc. • However ,most important thing is planning the trip prior travel. Good planning could provide an important information for budget and time managing. • Consequently,travelers would be benefited the most from the trip.

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