theCryptofishist wrote:You may put your fur in anything you please, but don't talk about it in mixed company!
Shambala wrote:Welcome Janko. Will you be traveling all the way from India this year?
We have hundreds of registered users from India, but most accounts have been deactivated.
Looking forward to seeing you on the playa this year.
Again, WELCOME and make yourself at home here.
tamarakay wrote:Hello and welcome! I have so much respect for you international burners. It's all I can do to get to the burn from Texas.
Take a look through the theme camp threads, and the theme camp pages on the burning man site. There should be lots of camps recruiting here in a bit, as tickets start falling into place (or not). I live too far from all my village mates to contribute much to the pre-burn prep, but once onsite we make up for it. Different camps have different requirements, but most of them really work with the newbies.
funkyjigsaw wrote:As a new camp we didn't have the facilities that some camps have, but we managed to have a communal shade structure and a burn barrel.
sixofus wrote:wh..sh wrote:Welcome my fellow desis
Yey to have found the first fellow desi! Tell me more...
We're first timers coming in all the way from Mumbai looking forward!
Zeke Chaparral wrote:If you want to camp with the Endorphin or Orphan camps, I'm sure several of the members would be happy to bring camp stuff for you in exchange for really cool clothing items from India. I wish I was already a burner when I was in India/Kashmir.
Savannah wrote:theCryptofishist wrote:You may put your fur in anything you please, but don't talk about it in mixed company!
. . . Hi Janki! Lots of theme camps accept people from all over, not just hometown members. Most camps seek a contribution of 1) a bit of work at the event, to help their mission come to life, and 2) a bit of money to help pay for what they give Black Rock City, and whatever comforts they provide their members--almost always shade for you; maybe other things like showers, or meals.
Theme camps are not required, just one of many options. My favorite thing is to camp with one or two friends and visit theme camps whenever it seems like fun.
However, when you're coming from overseas, having a theme camp--to help, and be helped by--can make things easier. You can look in the 2012 Theme Camps forum and look for a camp that appeals. You'll want to make sure that you like your camp's goal. You probably have several months to join a camp, so keep an eye on this forum and around ePlaya:
sixofus wrote:Thanks Savannah for some awesome advice! Started looking for a theme camp that appeals -- By when do the camps get full and stop taking in more people? Do we have some time or should we decide asap?
Thanks a ton once again!
We are from Coimbatore and have got tickets for Burning man as well and whats more in common is that I am celebrating my Birthday close to Burning man (on the 25th August) Just cant wait for August! We are planning to arrive into San Fransisco on the 24th. What are your plans?? We haven't decided on how we are going to get there, participate, camp there, etc.. Was a big surprise because this link just came out of no where when I typed something relevant on india, burning man, bla bla bla.. Let me know guys!
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