I wanted to go so badly for the past two years, but couldn't and I'm pretty sad I missed Jason and Joshua (and everyone else!) (and Graham at Gnoccocon). This year I might actually be able to go!
I'll get there only on Saturday afternoon however and I'm not yet sure whether I will be able to stay until Monday or if I will have to leave Sunday afternoon. I know, it sucks. Still figuring out the specifics.
Anyway, I'd be super grateful for any Italian friends or people who have been to Lucca to give me some advice and tell me what to expect. I'm also looking for a place to crash for that night or two, hostels are all fully booked and the rest is either too far from town or too expensive. I'm trying to CouchSurf, but if anyone here knows of a better option, let me know.
Anyway, Lucca 2011 general!