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From Daniel Shahaf <...@daniel.shahaf.name>
Subject Re: space for infra meetup
Date Thu, 16 Aug 2012 18:20:11 GMT
Forwarding >dsh and >>Nick's emails back to the team...

dsh wrote on Wed, Aug 15, 2012 at 23:56:49 +0200:
> Looks like most travels from Heidelberg to Stuttgart are without stops
> in between, except the S-Bahn you have to take. You could always check
> that by yourself using this site:
> 
>  -> https://www.bahn.de/i/view/USA/en/index.shtml
> 
> Departure: Heidelberg Hbf
> Destination: Flughafen/Airport Stuttgart, Leinfelden-Echterding
> 
> Note: The Stuttgart central railway station doesn't equal to the one
> that is directly located at the airport and thus you have to take the
> S-Bahn which is another 30 mins travel. I suppose if you would be
> heading to Frankfurt you would face a similar situation. So try using
> bahn.de to plan your trip if you really intent to travel by train and
> not by car.
> 
> Cheers
> Daniel
> 
> On Wed, Aug 15, 2012 at 11:29 PM, Nick Burch <nick@apache.org> wrote:
> > On Wed, 15 Aug 2012, Daniel Shahaf wrote:
> >>
> >> dsh wrote on Wed, Aug 15, 2012 at 11:33:57 +0200:
> >>>
> >>> Closest airports are probably Stuttgart (STR), Frankfurt (FRA) and
> >>> Baden Airpark (FKB). STR is The latter isn't an international airport
> >>> so you would have in transit transfers. According to google maps STR
> >>> is the closest one to Sinsheim. In regards to closeness I wonder what
> >>> it means to you...
> >>
> >>
> >> If the meetup is Fri/Sat and I have a flight home at 10pm, I would need
> >> to leave the meetup sufficiently early to catch the flight.  The
> >> distance to the airport directly affects this.
> >
> >
> > With that in mind, I'd suggest you think about holding the meetup in
> > Heidelberg. It's about 30 minutes on the train from Sinsheim, where the
> > conference will be, and a direct train to Frankfurt airport (and I think
> > Stuttgart too?)
> >
> > There are loads of hotels in Heidelberg, and some hostels, plus lots of
> > restaurants / bars / cafes etc. It also has a number of universitites, so
> > there's a chance we might be able to arrange some space for the meetup
> > there, if that'd be of interest. (I think some people on the list have
> > contacts with some of the Unis?)
> >
> > Nick

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