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I'm loving this site at first glance, but I'll have to see how I like it over time. Check it out, though.

http://www.rome2rio.com/

It's a search engine that claims to show you how to get from anywhere to anywhere, by car, bus, train, plane, boat.

'tis strange I should be old and neither wise nor valiant. From "The Maid's Tragedy" by Beaumont & Fletcher

by Wife of Bath (kareninaustin at g mail dot com) on Sat Jul 20th, 2013 at 01:22:20 AM EST
Trento-Martina Franca it tells you to use a taxi for the last section, even though it's much cheaper to take a train run by Ferrovia Sud-Est.
by gk (gk (gk quattro due due sette @gmail.com)) on Sat Jul 20th, 2013 at 02:28:05 AM EST
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Super! That's exactly the kind of input they solicit on the site, and you'd be doing them a great favor by sending that info.

'tis strange I should be old and neither wise nor valiant. From "The Maid's Tragedy" by Beaumont & Fletcher
by Wife of Bath (kareninaustin at g mail dot com) on Sat Jul 20th, 2013 at 02:36:30 AM EST
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Another test: Wien to Hukvaldy. It tells you how to get by train to Pribor, and then tells you to drive (drive what? There's not even a bar at the station, let alone a car rental company). The drive is supposed to take 6 hours, for 466 km (I've walked it in about an hour).
by gk (gk (gk quattro due due sette @gmail.com)) on Sat Jul 20th, 2013 at 02:37:08 AM EST
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I don't understand... you've walked 466 km in an hour?

'tis strange I should be old and neither wise nor valiant. From "The Maid's Tragedy" by Beaumont & Fletcher
by Wife of Bath (kareninaustin at g mail dot com) on Sat Jul 20th, 2013 at 04:26:58 AM EST
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Ohhhhh, I see where you're confused:  the "drive" portion of the results are for when you drive rather than taking a train. DRIVING from Wien to Hukvaldy is a 4 hour trip. The train trip involves no driving. There's no reasonable flight method according to the results.

Does that help?

'tis strange I should be old and neither wise nor valiant. From "The Maid's Tragedy" by Beaumont & Fletcher

by Wife of Bath (kareninaustin at g mail dot com) on Sat Jul 20th, 2013 at 04:30:58 AM EST
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Well, dang, NOW I see where you got that result, and I think it's an obvious error on their part in that final rail posting, which suggests you can't get to Hukvaldy by train, apparently. But the mileage and time are obviously way off even by their own map illustration.

'tis strange I should be old and neither wise nor valiant. From "The Maid's Tragedy" by Beaumont & Fletcher
by Wife of Bath (kareninaustin at g mail dot com) on Sat Jul 20th, 2013 at 04:34:34 AM EST
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You can't get there by train. But you can presumably get from Pribor to Hukvaldy by taxi by calling the number posted at the station, and requesting a taxi (in Czech, of course).
by gk (gk (gk quattro due due sette @gmail.com)) on Sat Jul 20th, 2013 at 04:57:37 AM EST
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