Re: [78attendees] We'll meet again...

Ole Jacobsen <ole@cisco.com> Fri, 06 August 2010 20:20 UTC

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From: Ole Jacobsen <ole@cisco.com>
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We were somewhat mis-informed about the availability of restaurants 
and other facilities within walking distance of the MECC. Future site 
visit will take this into account and claims will be verified :-)

Ole


Ole J. Jacobsen
Editor and Publisher,  The Internet Protocol Journal
Cisco Systems
Tel: +1 408-527-8972   Mobile: +1 415-370-4628
E-mail: ole@cisco.com  URL: http://www.cisco.com/ipj



On Fri, 6 Aug 2010, Joe Touch wrote:

> Hi, all,
> 
> I too enjoyed visiting Maastricht, and like the idea of not always going to
> the same large places repeatedly, and don't mind a brief (2-hour or less)
> train ride after a flight.
> 
> That said, I would appreciate future locations be less 'pinned', i.e., where
> at least some alternatives (for lunch, [brewed] coffee, or just to take a
> break) were available within a reasonably brief walk.
> 
> This is less an issue with city size than with venue location within the city.
> IMO, Hiroshima, Stockholm, Anaheim, and Vancouver had this, but Maastricht and
> Dublin's venues (NOT the cities) made the week more difficult than it needed
> to be.
> 
> Joe
> 
> On 8/6/2010 8:09 AM, Ole Jacobsen wrote:
> >
> > Cities like Maastricht and Hiroshima offer the "all in one place"
> > experience. Pretty much everything your would want to see/buy/eat
> > could be gotten to by foot, a short cab ride or even the tram.
> > This is also very much true for places like Oslo, Vancouver, and
> > yes Amsterdam (apart from the separation of venue and hotels for
> > an event as large as the IETF).
> >
> > This has a lot more to do with geography than it has to do with
> > population density.
> >
> > Ole
> >
> > Ole J. Jacobsen
> > Editor and Publisher,  The Internet Protocol Journal
> > Cisco Systems
> > Tel: +1 408-527-8972   Mobile: +1 415-370-4628
> > E-mail: ole@cisco.com  URL: http://www.cisco.com/ipj
> 
>