Paint me green...and very unable to go. Sigh.
On 11/4/2010 4:04 AM, JL Badgley wrote:
> This looks like a pretty cool trip. If anyone is interested, I can
> forward you further information--I assume that places will go to Siam
> Society members first, but we are members and I don't know if we can
> help get you on board if you are interested.
> The cost is a bit much for most people, but it looks like an
> incredible experience. The flyer that was attached indicated that the
> trip planned to visit Urumqi, Kashgar, Taklamakan Desert, Kuche,
> Turfan, Dunhuang, and more.
> The price seems extremely reasonable given the itinerary, though it
> still may be a bit much (THB140,000 is approximately USD4,700), and I
> don't know if that includes airfare into China.
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: The Siam Society<info@...>
> Date: Thu, Nov 4, 2010 at 11:03 AM
> Subject: Study trip to Silk Road (27 Apr. - 11 May 11)
> To: info@...
> STUDY TRIP: A SIAM SOCIETY STUDY TRIP TO THE SILK ROAD
> Wednesday, 27 April � Wednesday, 11 May 2011
> Leader: Mrs. Eileen Deeley, 3rd Vice President and Honorary Secretary
> of the Siam Society
> This study trip will take place from April 27th � 11th May, 2011. Our
> port of entry and exit in China is Chengdu in Sichuan Province. Our
> leader will be Mrs. Eileen Deeley, Honorary Secretary of the Siam
> Society, who has led several Silk Road trips in previous years.
> Members who are interested in signing up for this exciting adventure
> should mark the tentative dates in their diary and make an initial
> reservation with the Society�s Travel Officers. The estimate
> contribution for this trip is Bt. 140,000+ per person.
> Please book your place as soon as possible. For further information
> and bookings please contact Khun Prasert or Khun Ekkarin
> Tel.0-2661-6470-7 Fax.0-2258-3491 or e-mail: ekkarin@....
> The Society office is open from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Tuesday to
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> motto in 1924,
> to convey the message that the search for knowledge is the bridge to
> friendship between people of all nations.
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