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We hope that you enjoy your stay in your Stamford Connecticut hotel. The famous and/or historic hotels of the world are major destinations in their own right. The Fasano Hotel e Restaurante Rio in Rio de Janeiro, the Hotel Lisboa and its famous casino in Macau, the Hotel del Coronado in San Diego, the Peace Hotel (formerly the renowned Cathay Hotel) in Shanghai, Claridge's in London, the Mandarin Oriental Macau and Raffles Hotel in Singapore where the Singapore Sling was invented in the hotel's Long Bar. are among the historic, famous and/or luxurious of the international hotels.
Monsters, Myths, Scary Stories, Legends, Folklore and Ghosts in Connecticut
The treasure, protected by a demon, buried by Captain Kidd at Lion's Rock, near Lyme; the ghosts of a woman and two children in the eighteenth century Captain Grant's Bed and Breakfast in Poquetanuck; diminutive, cannibalistic melon heads, inhabiting a number of areas including Trumbull's Velvet Street, nicknamed Dracula Drive; the ghostly music that sometimes emanates from Moodus Lake; the ghost of a Native American woman that haunts The Litchfield Inn in Litchfield; hauntings in the Starlight Ballroom of Lake Compounce Amusement Park, Bristol; the eerie Little People's Village, a miniature ruined village in the woods near Middlebury, created as an amusement park "fairy village" and now possibly inhabited by real fairies (don't disturb the ruins - fairies are not usually benevolent); and the "Moodus Noises", said to be the result of the good little Wendy type witches of Moodus fighting the naughty witches of Haddam, in a cavern below Mount Tom, are among the true ghost stories, myths and legends of Connecticut.
Birds, Reptiles, Mammals and other Wildlife / Fauna of Connecticut
Eastern chipmunks, American red squirrels, raccoons, opossums, wild turkeys, groundhogs, Northern flying squirrels, bald eagles, Southern flying squirrels, an immigrant moose population, coyotes, beavers, black bears (especially west of Hartford), harbor seals, gray foxes, red foxes, bobcats, Eastern gray squirrels and white-tailed deer are among the wild animals of Connecticut.
America is one of the largest, most most varied and most interesting countries in the world. It is well-known that in Europe you should see London, Paris, Rome, Naples, Florence, Venice and Athens but in the USA you should see St Louis, Fairbanks, Albuquerque, New Orleans, Las Vegas, Corpus Christi, New York, Miami, Phoenix, Philadelphia, Lake Tahoe, Sitka, Atlantic City, Fort Lauderdale, Los Angeles, Atlanta, Anchorage, Dallas, Salt Lake City, Minneapolis, Boston, Washington DC, Seattle, Chicago, San Francisco, Honolulu, Skagway, Sacramento, Detroit, Juneau, Indianapolis, San Diego, Santa Fe, Houston, Kansas City and Savannah. Then perhaps you can say that you are familiar with the United States of America. The Adirondacks, the California coastline, Marvellous scenery and sea life in Kenai Fjords National Park, Mount McKinley and fabulous wildlife in Denali National Park, the Everglades, Mount Rushmore, the Ozarks, Route 66, the Appalachians, Bryce Canyon, the Okefenokee Swamp, Niagara Falls, Native American nations such as the Navajo and the Hopi, the Grand Canyon, Glacier Bay National Park, rodeos, the Florida Keys, Yosemite National Park, the plantations and bayous of the Mississippi Delta, the Disney resorts, the wild west town of Tombstone, Hawaiian volcanoes such as Mauna Loa, Yellowstone National Park, the beach at Waikiki in Hawaii, the Arctic wilderness of Alaska and Mount Rainier National Park are other places, sights or events that can justify your claim to know America.
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