[Ansteorra] Gulf War accessibility
brianoftheloch at gmail.com
Mon Mar 26 20:50:32 PDT 2007
On 3/26/07, Hillary Greenslade <hillaryrg at yahoo.com> wrote:
> JP said:
> " I'm wanting to point out that although some people think "$50 per week!!!
> That's outrageous!",
> they should perhaps go price out camping at other sites and see what it
> costs. "
> I went to Pennsic last year and it was just over $100 for a week with around
> 25-30 hrs of driving;
> so Gulf War's (GW) price looks pretty good to me. It's my understanding
> that the owner of GW went
> up to visit with the Cooper's who run the Pennsic site to learn from their
> experience; and the
> Gulf War site has slowly been incorporating some of those changes, such as
> the small on-site store
> and more site ramps. GW is making improvements but it takes time,
> information and education.
> As for this year, I was told by some Gleann Abhann folk, that the GW owner
> is very eager to make
> more site improvements, especially to remove and repair buildings damaged
> from the Katrina/Rita
> hurricanes. However, I was told, as those out-buildings and cabins are not
> residential, they are
> on the low end of the review and approval process for insurance and federal
> aide, and that they
> must be left in their post-hurricane status till appraisers can review or
> the owner may forfeit
> reimbursement for repairs - yes, even 2 years later.
> BTW - Scribe's Point has two bathrooms/shower that are supposedly handicap
> accessible 24 hrs,
> though it's way down by the Royal Condo's. Tho they are not the largest of
> stalls, so don't know
> if it would work for all wheelchairs.
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