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Poll: Which month is best for a Rio HU meeting?
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Which month is best for a Rio HU meeting?

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Best month for a HU Rio Meet!

Ok, most people will be in Viedma for Dec and Ushuaia for Xmas / New Year so here is my question. Counting for people taking their time to go up and hopefully to Brazil, what would be the best month for a Rio de Janeiro (State) meeting?

It will have to be at the end of the summer or low season to make it affordable and find space.
So, although I do not promise anything for this year, I would like to have an idea.

Vote and let me know. Any comment or suggestion is most welcome!

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In 2012, I think there´s two options, between april 28 (saturday) to may 1 (tuesday) we have an extended weekend in Brazil, labour day, and virtually everybody "kill" the monday and make it a 4-day weekend, or between june 7 (thursday) and june 10 (sunday), on Corpus Christi, also an virtually 4-day weekend.
BTW, any news about the Viedma meeting? I will probably be in Viedma someday between 10 to 15 of December on my way to Ushuaia.
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We could make the June date
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In 2012, I think there´s two options, between april 28 (saturday) to may 1 (tuesday) we have an extended weekend in Brazil, labour day, and virtually everybody "kill" the monday and make it a 4-day weekend, or between june 7 (thursday) and june 10 (sunday), on Corpus Christi, also an virtually 4-day weekend.
BTW, any news about the Viedma meeting? I will probably be in Viedma someday between 10 to 15 of December on my way to Ushuaia.
Viedma is traditionally the second weekend I think, so that's about right. Check the meeting page for dates and updates as we get them.
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Thanks Grant, I am looking forward to the meeting in Viedma.
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Hi, Maria,

October use to be a good season in most regions on brasil: no rains, low prices, nice weather, not so plenty of people on campings or hotels, roads not so crowded.
A mini meeting, for example, a beach even near rio or near curitiba. 3 or 4 days? what about? I suggest just camping. Something like come and go.
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Or the historic cities in Minas Gerais, along the Estrada Real.
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Hi! We are travelling from Santiago to ushuaia and then north untill our money lasts and we think we will be around Rio by the end of april and will be really nice go to a HU meeting
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Zaplage let us know when you get to Rio! We are on the Rio Communities link.

Right guys, a meeting in the next few months is not possible as we need to get organised and find a suitable local. Must have a "meeting room" so we can use a projector for presentations.

I have a couple of places in mind, but we need to check them out. In the next few months we should be able (hopefully) to get motorbikes and then we can check places out.

Earliest estimate time for a meeting would be September.

Organising a meeting during a bank holiday is not a good idea as campsites or hotels would be full (especially on the coast!) and for the same reason has to be done out of season. So Sept or October is a good time I think.

It will give us time to check out few potential places and see how we can get sorted!

I do not promise anything yet, all depend on finding a suitable place.

We will be doing a presentation on our 1 year trip around south America and maybe also our tour of Northern Vietnam...

I will keep you posted.

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Ola, Maria.
Do you know Paraty? It is near Rio, in Rio-Santos highway.
October, or, if not, septermber, would be fine.
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i will be passing through around the october time so could work out well heading south
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