Travel Blogs from Black Rock City, United States

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Burning Man 2011 Rite of Passage, Black Rock City, United States travel blog

Burning Man 2011 Rite of Passage

A travel blog entry by hildreth75

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... lighting that made for a surreal sight in the  middle of the dark desert. Bikes:  You must have a bike because Black Rock city is massive (50,000 people) there are miles and miles of camps, parties and desert to explore.   ...

Mimosa's Burning Log, Black Rock City, United States travel blog

Mimosa's Burning Log

A travel blog entry by winegalcj

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... I can. A self designed pagan festival. God, I hope so. Monday, August 30, 2010 As we were driving toward Home (aka Black Rock City where Burning Man exists for a week in the desert) we noticed several RV’s passing us going the other direction.  ...

Burn baby burn, disco Inferno- (The Trammps), Black Rock City, United States travel blog

Burn baby burn, disco Inferno- (The Trammps)

A travel blog entry by welshhobo

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... disappeared. Everyone carries dust masks and goggles ready to whip out when the wind starts blowing. * Everyone who lives in Blackrock city during burning man dresses in whatever way they see fit, one things for sure your normal attire is world's apart ...

We burn it!  All of it!!, Black Rock City, United States travel blog

We burn it! All of it!!

A travel blog entry by brandonibologna

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A long, long time ago....   In a city, far, far away....  lived a man.  This man had a friend, and together they dreamed of going to a party that would end all parties.  That Party is Burning Man.  Those men are my old and dear ...

Burning Man 2012 - a week in Black Rock City, Black Rock City, United States travel blog

Burning Man 2012 - a week in Black Rock City

A travel blog entry by irenan

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... known as the Black Rock Desert, a city springs to life...a city with more than 50,000 inhabitants...it is called Black Rock City...     Logically designed, vibrant, energetic and wondrous - it appears in the middle of nowhere, thrives ...

Saturday: The Man Burns!, Black Rock City, United States travel blog

Saturday: The Man Burns!

A travel blog entry by laurihart

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I set the alarm for dawn, pick up the golf cart and head out to the Playa to take some sunrise photos.  The light is amazing and the quiet of the morning is a stark contrast to the noise at night.  At night, the dance clubs pounding beats echo ...

We depart, Black Rock City, United States travel blog

We depart

A travel blog entry by laurihart

Unfortunately, we can't stay for the Temple Burn tonight  Vinny's flight is around noon on Monday and there's no good way to get back to the bay area and see the Temple burn. We rise at 5ish am and pack the last of our stuff, before joining the ...

A new day, Black Rock City, United States travel blog

A new day

A travel blog entry by laurihart

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... the motorhome into the spot.  It ends up we're camping near some DPW folks and some folks who provide some outside services to BRC, Black Rock Solar, BRAF (Black Rock Arts Foundation), etc.  The people next door end up being great fun.  ...

Live from the Playa at Burning Man, Black Rock City, United States travel blog

Live from the Playa at Burning Man

A travel blog entry by laurihart

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Well, sort of...wi fi and phone access are intermittent...and not just for the community: accounting needed to submit payroll over the internet and couldn't get their on Playa connection to stay up. But Cameragirl and her IT staff worked some magic and ...

Burning Man 2008 : The Amer-I-can Dream, Black Rock City, United States travel blog

Burning Man 2008 : The Amer-I-can Dream

A travel blog entry by reisenachinnen

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Burn Baby Burn - Burning Man Festival, Black Rock City, United States travel blog

Burn Baby Burn - Burning Man Festival

A travel blog entry by helen-sean

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So whats all this Burning Man nonsense about then? Well we spent many nights in a Peruvian internet cafe trying to figure it out. Its a festival, gathering, fire art, mutant vehicle kinda of a party in the desert. Key philosophies of The Man include; ...

Perfect Weather Day, Black Rock City, United States travel blog

Perfect Weather Day

A travel blog entry by laurihart

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Despite the heat and dust, Wednesday has perfect weather.  No dust storms.  A warm comfortable evening. We decide to split up this morning and do our own thing.  I borrow the golf cart to find Snow Koan Camp.  One of the guys who ...

Arrival & Burn Out, Black Rock City, United States travel blog

Arrival & Burn Out

A travel blog entry by laurihart

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... camp spot at 5:30 & DNA near the company commissary (that serves food only to staff and some volunteers).  The city is set up in concentric circles.  The addresses are based on the clock around the circle and alphabetically going out from ...

Dust Storms strike!, Black Rock City, United States travel blog

Dust Storms strike!

A travel blog entry by laurihart

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Ugh! The day has periodic white-out dust storms all afternoon.  The evening is supposed to have a 'spaceship launch'.  We head out in a duststorm.  Sit on the Playa for 2 hours (from 9-11pm) waiting for the event to start.  I'm tired, ...

I thought the lines at Codonas were bad!, Pershing County, United States travel blog

I thought the lines at Codonas were bad!

A travel blog entry by jamieking

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... just has the word TRAVEL repeately writin on it. He looks a bit freaked out by that haha. Now because we are from outside of the states we have to pick up our tickets at will call. I pressumed this was at the front of the line beside the gate but i ...

let it begin, Black Rock City, United States travel blog

let it begin

A travel blog entry by longwayround

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... . Yes, of course it’s hot there during the day. We’re in the Nevada desert during the summer. But Black Rock City really shows its true colors at night – both literally and figuratively. One of life’s great pleasures is to ride ...

Manifestation Level:  Full Power, Black Rock City, United States travel blog

Manifestation Level: Full Power

A travel blog entry by kyralove

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... worship is to focus on yourself and accept all other forms of worship. You can find that kind of universal acceptance in Black Rock City.  There are remnants of a plethora of ancient religions.  From Ireland and Scotland, the fire and ...

Burningman, Black Rock City, United States travel blog

Burningman

A travel blog entry by mattydc1

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Despite the gates to burningman not opening till Monday we decided we would head as far in as we could and wait, the traffic along the small road was crazy and after our 8 hour drive to Reno and a further 3 hours into this queue it had been a long day. ...

Burning Man, Black Rock City, United States travel blog

Burning Man

A travel blog entry by ettiundgeorg

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... Notwendigkeiten (Bier, Essen und 2 Kinderfahrräder) besorgt hatten, machten wir uns noch Sonntag Abend auf den Weg nach Black Rock City.. Normal braucht man 2 Stunden für die Strecke - nachdem wir aber schon 40 KM vor Festival-Gelände das ...

What the Fuck is Burning Man?, Black Rock City, United States travel blog

What the Fuck is Burning Man?

A travel blog entry by jaspergreene

... just an ocean of blackness. Floating along this ocean however were countless art cars, all decorated in fairy lights, neon’s, black lights and glowing decorations. These fluorescent colours were the only way the cars could be seen amongst the black. ...

Burning man, Black Rock City, United States travel blog

Burning man

A travel blog entry by shanstravels

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Dont forget your gogggles! What do you think of the Burning Man Project? Or what you know about it so far? Comments ...

This is Burning Man, Black Rock City, United States travel blog

This is Burning Man

A travel blog entry by normon66

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... . This is Burning Man. Coming across the Temple at 2 in the morning.  The sacred space.  A spiritual mecca within Black Rock City itself.  Walking close, I could feel thick in the air, thick in my being, dozens of beautiful souls brought ...

Burning Man, Black Rock City, United States travel blog

Burning Man

A travel blog entry by wheresgordon

We checked out of our hotel in Reno, did some last-minute shopping and headed for Burning Man.  Things were going well - and then suddenly stopped.  I later was told that a mutant vehicle on its way to Burning Man had fallen off a trailer ...

Digesting Burning Man, Black Rock City, United States travel blog

Digesting Burning Man

A travel blog entry by jose

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a cross between a refugee camp with an outdoor art museum with engineering exhibits with a rave with an adult playground with summer camp with a commune with a hallowe'en party with a bunch of other things. that kinda scratches the ...

It's Not Over Till the Wicker Man Burns, Black Rock City, United States travel blog

It's Not Over Till the Wicker Man Burns

A travel blog entry by here-then-gone

... this entry to the site of Burning Man Festival is because...well, frankly, this makes for a far more interesting location. Since Black Rock City - the site of Burning Man - is in the middle of a desert; and since it only exists for one week every year ...

The Shrine, Black Rock City, United States travel blog

The Shrine

A travel blog entry by solarmoxie

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We took the cupcakes out to pay hommage to the shrine, & got stuck in a white out along the way, causing us to stop in our tracks &... well... wait.  That's all you can do in a white out, apparently.  Occasionally people will wander ...

Cry Me A River, Black Rock City, United States travel blog

Cry Me A River

A travel blog entry by oracle26

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Burning Man...held in the middle of the desert where there is no shortage of heat, dust or sun; where there is no water. Burning Man...held in the middle of the desert where there is no shortage of good will, generosity, and liberty; where people ...

BURNING MAN, Black Rock City, United States travel blog

BURNING MAN

A travel blog entry by madelinelouise

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... a good way to sum up the attitude of people there is "Hey, you exist. Have a beer." If you get to experience Burning Man, you will understand why people call Black Rock City home, and why they refer to the 50,000 other Burners as their family.  ...

Burning man, Black Rock City, United States travel blog

Burning man

A travel blog entry by killer_kerry

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My first time ever here. Met some great people. Saw amazing art work. Partied like there is no tomorrow and can't wait to go back ...

Entry #02: Burning Man - 2007, Black Rock City, United States travel blog

Entry #02: Burning Man - 2007

A travel blog entry by danman

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Burning Man '07 was amazing. Words can't describe. Photos can't explain. But, If I can explain and share Burning Man in a way that you understand, then i CERTAINLY can explain me intense and amazing journeys around the ...

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