Black Rock City

Gone to the Playa

»Posted by on Aug 21, 2014 in Black Rock City, Burning Man, long trip

Gone to the Playa

It’s this time of year! By the time you will read this post, I will be driving to the Black Rock City to Burning Man. If you want to see what the drive is, here a time lapse video I made last year while we drove. Burning Man is a massive self-reliance art festival in the Nevada high desert. This year event is completely sold out with 68000 people expected. The idea of Burning Man is to be able to dedicate yourself to the spirit of community, art, and self-expression. If you have not seen my pictures about last year burning man, they are...

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So we’re going to burning man?

»Posted by on Sep 6, 2013 in Black Rock City, Burning Man, Featured, NV

So we’re going to burning man?

“So we’re going to burning man?” was my wife question when I bought two tickets in May. I was sure I wanted to go, why is not to like at Burning Man? Great art display, cool vehicles, half-naked people and of course a gigantic bonfire at the end! It’s in a middle of the Nevada desert at the end of August. There is no hotel, facilities, cell phone coverage and not even water, how hard can it be? First, Burning Man is expensive! Tickets are $380 and give you the entrance right and access to  portable toilets. Now you have to bring every thing you need to survive (food, shade structure, water) and more importantly you have to collect and bring back with you all the water you are using (also called gray water). You cannot dump your water...

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