Virginia Virgin

Virginia Virgin

Postby Waffenmeister » Mon Nov 05, 2012 9:26 pm

Hey everybody, I'm new from Richmond, VA. I really want to go this summer if I can find a way to get there. Are there any other burners from VA or the Mid-Atlantic? If so, how do most of them get there? After reading the survival guide, it looks like it would be difficult to bring a lot of that stuff on a plane. I could survive with just what I had in my ruck, but I'd like to bring my bike and cooler.
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Re: Virginia Virgin

Postby Savannah » Mon Nov 05, 2012 10:33 pm

Hi Waffenmeister. :D

At the top right of the main Burning Man website there's a link with regionals in it, and it yields this when you click on the map:
http://regionals.burningman.com/us_va.html

Maybe click through on those and see if they're still up & active. If not, go in there and join some lists in neighboring states; maybe you'll find a rideshare prospect. More opportunities crop up closer to the event.

Some folks join camps with meal plans (local or otherwise), and get the cooler issue settled in that fashion. Joining a camp is not necessary, however. Other people do just fine flying in and shopping.

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Re: Virginia Virgin

Postby illy dilly » Tue Nov 06, 2012 10:25 am

Welcome to eplaya!

I'd also suggest starting with the regionals link, but Savannahs already on top of it.
Savannah wrote:At the top right of the main Burning Man website there's a link with regionals in it, and it yields this when you click on the map:
http://regionals.burningman.com/us_va.html


The other thing I'd suggest is reviewing the Preparations section here on eplaya. There is a butt load of info on traveling to BRC
http://eplaya.burningman.com/viewforum.php?f=275
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Re: Virginia Virgin

Postby Drawingablank » Tue Nov 06, 2012 2:32 pm

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Re: Virginia Virgin

Postby jkisha » Tue Nov 06, 2012 11:47 pm

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Re: Virginia Virgin

Postby BBadger » Wed Nov 07, 2012 12:07 am

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Re: Virginia Virgin

Postby gyre » Sat Nov 10, 2012 4:51 am

Drive.
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Re: Virginia Virgin

Postby mgb327 » Sat Nov 10, 2012 7:19 pm

I am near Charlottesville, Va. I drive. 3 days, maybe 3000 miles one way. It is worth it to drive, as I have my Suburban set up to sleep in, and I can take a lot of stuff with me. I get 18MPG, so it costs a little more than flying, but it is worth it. I would, personally, not go if I had to fly in.
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