Travel Blogs from Black Rock City, United States

Camp Cosmic Elvis, Black Rock City, United States travel blog

Camp Cosmic Elvis

A travel blog entry by whereshegoes

I was standing in front of my tent thinking about organizing the mess inside when all of a sudden a patio table motored by. Complete with an umbrella and people perched on the benches surrounding the circular table. I was fascinated to say the least so I ...

Entering the Gates, Black Rock City, United States travel blog

Entering the Gates

A travel blog entry by whereshegoes

We arrived to the outer limits of the line shortly after midnight when the gates opened. All I could think about was going to the bathroom after the couple of beers we had during the last rest stop. Just when I thought my bladder would burst, we pulled ...

Lay of the Land, Black Rock City, United States travel blog

Lay of the Land

A travel blog entry by whereshegoes

... pounded down by the vehicles. The fine powdery dust would hang in the air creating a hazy cloud as a bike zoomed by. Black Rock City is organized into a semi-circle with eight curved streets named according to that year's theme. 2006 was that of "Hope ...

Adopting my Gnome, Black Rock City, United States travel blog

Adopting my Gnome

A travel blog entry by whereshegoes

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... a black marker from to alter him just a little. I colored dots on the red radish he was holding and made it into a black spotted red mushroom. Now Gnoman was truly mine, a mushroom lover just like his mommy. The adoption agency nodded in approval and ...

Warm and Toasty First Sunrise, Black Rock City, United States travel blog

Warm and Toasty First Sunrise

A travel blog entry by whereshegoes

... our way over into deep playa. We stopped just short of the fence which is the boundary of Burning Man. I looked back toward Black Rock City and realized just how far out we were. All was quiet and peaceful save for a few art cars in the distance that ...

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 toniabeeston

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... see if I was a truly hardened festival goer. Could I cope with the mind altering journey of the Nevada desert - that is Black Rock City? Robert, Lisa, Tanner and I Left San Francisco in the morning and embarked on a 17 hour road trip. A few hiccups along ...

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, Catch a Fire, Black Rock City, United States travel blog

Burning Man, Catch a Fire

A travel blog entry by bunnydeville

... more than a festival: it’s a utopian society that springs up on the cracked terrain of Nevada’s Black Rock Desert. The survivalist happening’s 10 principles include radical self-reliance, radical self expression, communal effort ...

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 ...

Virgin Burners Days 1-3, Pershing County, United States travel blog

Virgin Burners Days 1-3

A travel blog entry by davenport22

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... hour wait at the gate. No biggy because we had read about it before and got there early enough to get parked before it got pitch black outside (or so we thought.) We got in the gate and it's pretty much first come first serve so you just pick a place and ...

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 ...

Out & About, Black Rock City, United States travel blog

Out & About

A travel blog entry by solarmoxie

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It's too much fun just to walk around at night ~ daytime too... but daytime is for cupcakes. ...

Home again - Burning Man 2013, Black Rock City, United States travel blog

Home again - Burning Man 2013

A travel blog entry by winegalcj

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... ;m glad I feel better.  We take a bike art-tour and spend the good part of the day looking at the installations and cruising the city.  Wednesday night is dedicated to our own bike tour of the art at night – which turned out to be a bit ...

Acceptance: Days 4-6, Pershing County, United States travel blog

Acceptance: Days 4-6

A travel blog entry by davenport22

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... ! The last night we were there was the night the man burned. We all rushed out to the playa to be together. To be united. A fellow burner taught us a handshake called PLUR (peace, love, unity, and respect for each other). PLUR starts at the playa and it's ...

Don't hate the playa, Black Rock City, United States travel blog

Don't hate the playa

A travel blog entry by liamkirby

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... , Nevada. Over 65,000 people from all over the globe gather in early spring for a week long party in Black Rock City, a tent city designed in a clock fashion around a singular 30m tall wooden man, who is burned in spectacular fashion on the penultimate ...

It's not a vacation, Pershing County, United States travel blog

It's not a vacation

A travel blog entry by wyldhorsez

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It was been 23 days since we first entered the relatively deserted Black Rock City, Nevada, to build Embrace and enjoy the Burning Man festival. It is near impossible to describe our collective experiences during this time, so we will not attempt this ...

New Water Bottles, Black Rock City, United States travel blog

New Water Bottles

A travel blog entry by juanfontes

<ul><li>  I honestly didn't like it here I expected a lot more and I was a bit disappointing. Just a note to the people reading this don't go to a desert just don't.</li><li>I paid for my $46.77 in gas and bought five ...

4th of Juplaya!!!, Black Rock City, United States travel blog

4th of Juplaya!!!

A travel blog entry by josine

Crazy cool to have been at the 4th of Juplaya!!! So relaxed to spend time on the playa without all those people around. Went to the hotsprings and to the micro playas so ...

BM!, Black Rock City, United States travel blog

BM!

A travel blog entry by kudra

Okay, enough pre-amble - I'm sure you're mostly keen to hear what actually happened in the desert, yah?  We drove for most of Sunday and into the night, buying supplies along the way. We were aiming for midnight: unfortunately, thanks to a gas ...

Drifting the High Plains - 2, High Rock, United States travel blog

Drifting the High Plains - 2

A travel blog entry by fram-o

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