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From Christian Grobmeier <grobme...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: ApacheCon EU local area information needed!
Date Wed, 13 Jun 2012 04:47:11 GMT
Good idea!

I would like to add this link:

Thats what I use to book my hotels when I am on travel. Its great,
because it shows you free rooms with the distance to your goal.

Sinsheim is not very well known for night life to me, the next big
city is Heidelberg. And thats actually worth a visit.
Anyway, they have a website:

On the quick I have found this:
Which sounds pretty funny, but I have no clue if this is actually good.

My wikiname is ChristianGrobmeier, I have not registered before.


On Wed, Jun 13, 2012 at 1:19 AM, Nick Burch <nick.burch@alfresco.com> wrote:
> Hi All
> As hopefully everyone is aware, the ApacheCon Europe event isn't taking
> place in a hotel this time. Instead, we'll be at a dedicted conference
> venue, which means people will need more information than usual about the
> local area.
> I had a chat with a few people at Berlin Buzzwords last week about this, and
> the general consensus seemed to be that the wiki would be a good place to
> capture this information, and that we'll be best off crowd-sourcing it from
> our volunteers (everyone on this list!). I believe that while some parts can
> probably only be done by people nearby, a lot of it can be done by anyone
> with help from google :)
> I think the initial list of information we want to provide to people is:
> * If you want to stay near the venue, what accomodation options are there
>  nearby?
> * If you're happy to stay further out, which major towns / cities are a
>  sensible journey by public transport? For these places, what is the
>  normal journey length, what's the typical service interval (including in
>  the evening, post meetups etc), and what's a typical return fare?
> * For people looking for drinks / near the venue (eg people not attending
>  that evening's meetups etc), what are the options?
> * If a group of people wanted to get together to book out somewhere to
>  stay, near-ish the venue, are there any sensible options for larger
>  groups? (Say 20-40 people range)
> For now, I think the best place to capture this info is on some new pages on
> the ApacheCon Wiki: <http://wiki.apache.org/apachecon/FrontPage>. I guess
> we'll want a few new pages, linked from the ApacheCon EU 2012 section, feel
> free to set out the structure if you're happy to put in the work populating
> the content :)
> For spam protection reasons, you'll need to be added to the contributors
> group[1] before you can edit, if you're not already listed from a past
> event. If you register and reply to this with your username, we'll get you
> listed hopefully pretty quickly, so you can get on and edit.
> Cheers
> Nick


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