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== Evaluation ==
 
== Evaluation ==
 
* We are working on Evaluation of the 6810. Add your comments here: http://hitchwiki.org/en/Hitchgathering/2011/Evaluation
 
* We are working on Evaluation of the 6810. Add your comments here: http://hitchwiki.org/en/Hitchgathering/2011/Evaluation
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* make organisation more vissible on hitchgathering.org: [[User:atopia|atopia]]
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== preparatory work for the [[Hitchgathering/2011/Magdeburg_Meeting|Magdeburg Meeting]] ==
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* outreach to invite interested people to participate at the premeeting/workshop
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* write a newsletter
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== Arty stuff ==
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* new logo's and stuff
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== website stuff ==
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* change small stuff into the new year (header)
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* make new profile-info for 2011 (joining 2011)
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* and copy the views of 2010 to 2011 and change them on views and block-page (first clone, then change)
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* take away slogan thing under header; change on block-page.
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== at the gathering ==
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* organize some nice events and workshops: [[Hitchgathering/2011/Workshops]]
  
 
== Location ==
 
== Location ==

Revision as of 14:06, 2 April 2011

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Hitchgathering 2011
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Hitchgathering 2011 is the temporary title for the fourth edition of the annual European hitchhiking festival.

Organisation & Discussion

Latest News

Timeline

  1. Organisation meeting in Magdeburg: 1.-3. of April
  2. The gathering: 5/8/11

Evaluation

preparatory work for the Magdeburg Meeting

  • outreach to invite interested people to participate at the premeeting/workshop
  • write a newsletter

Arty stuff

  • new logo's and stuff

website stuff

  • change small stuff into the new year (header)
  • make new profile-info for 2011 (joining 2011)
  • and copy the views of 2010 to 2011 and change them on views and block-page (first clone, then change)
  • take away slogan thing under header; change on block-page.

at the gathering

Location

Bulgaria --Boyan

The gathering will take place in Kara Dere, Bulgaria. Below is the description for the proposal.

Quite big national hitchhiking society. Local support is a snap. Hitching is a blast. Exact location: The Black Sea, Kara Dere (near the city of Biala)

Coords.: 42.892231,27.899687

Have a look at Pictures of Bulgaria

Pros

  • huge remote beach
  • water supply from a spring on the beach (The issue of drinking water: There is a natural spring right on the beach. The only insignificant con is that the nice camping areas in the forest are a bit further on the beach on a 15 mins walk from the spring. But 10 liter tubes do a great job and daily "trips" are just a walk on the beach)
  • perfect shade, as the beach borders with a marvelous forest, where it's cool all day long and in the night it's not windy and sandy
  • people there are generally nice
  • cheap!
  • equally near to (between) the two biggest cities (Varna, Burgas) on the coast line.
  • close to turkey
  • small "bar"(caravan) for beer, fish&chips, etc. on one end of the beach
  • few to none about the mosquito issue
  • the trumpet festival at Guča happens the week after 5/8/11, just 850km to the west

Cons

  • 40 mins walk on a dirt road to the nearest village for food supply (quite easy and pleasant though)
    • There are cars passing by as well on this dirty road, so they can at least bring the bags with food.
  • project for closing the area and building an "Eco Village" (decision and deadline unknown yet)
  • language barrier?
    • I guess there are as many hhikers who don't speak Bulgarian as hhikers who didn't speak Portuguese. And I guess there are a lot more Russian speakers in Bulgaria than English speakers in Spain.
    • language barrier is absolutely no problem, everybody knows what the thumb means, also city's names on road signs are nearly always in Cyrillic and Latin.
  • Many campers in summer
  • Forget about dumpster-diving here