New Burner, trying to plan the trip out

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Astraeus
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New Burner, trying to plan the trip out

Post by Astraeus » Thu Feb 20, 2020 5:02 pm

Hello, I have finally decided to pull the trigger and make it happen this year. I live in Philadelphia, and I think it would be educational as well as fun to ride along with someone. I noticed the rideshare forum is pretty bare. Does it usually fill up when it gets closer? Is there any other resource available? I would like to plan as early as possible. I joined the philly burners on facebook but looking for another sources. Thank you !

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Re: New Burner, trying to plan the trip out

Post by Elderberry » Thu Feb 20, 2020 10:29 pm

Hey there, welcome to ePlaya!

Be sure to stop by the ePlaya Meet-n-Greet on Wednesday at 6:00PM and meet all of the ePlayans you may have befriended here. Further details on this year's location will be posted as it gets closer to the burn.
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Re: New Burner, trying to plan the trip out

Post by some seeing eye » Fri Feb 21, 2020 1:30 pm

Welcome to ePlaya. There is a big burner community near you your can find by your "Burning Man regional." They know things you need to know to prepare, transport, and participate.
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Re: New Burner, trying to plan the trip out

Post by GingerPixY34 » Wed Mar 04, 2020 2:49 pm

look into the bxb"burner bus express
decent price. 80$ last yr..gets u to the PlayA n back from reno..water stop included..i was stoked...worked out great..good luck..n stop plannin n start living..

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Re: New Burner, trying to plan the trip out

Post by Savannah » Sun Mar 15, 2020 6:18 pm

Welcome, Astraeus! :D

I like someseeingeye's suggestion of meeting regional Burners at their events, as big cities usually have people who might like to split a vanshare or similar.

https://regionals.burningman.org/region ... ladelphia/

Might wanna hold off on crowded areas for a while though, and just join their FB group. :)
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Re: New Burner, trying to plan the trip out

Post by Molotov » Sun Mar 15, 2020 6:57 pm

If driving (about 2700 miles-42 hours non-stop one-way) From Philadelphia, take I-76W to I-90 to I-80 near Chicago. Turn west on 80 and drop the hammer all the way to Fernley, NV, then make the dash to the playa.

Easy-peasy if you don't die of boredom or sleep deprivation getting there.

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