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COMPLETE GUIDE TO BURNING MAN

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BURNING MAN -EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW

By Saida

 

So, basically here is everything you need to know about the experience that is Burning Man in useful, enlightening detail. You’re welcome!

1.  THE ANSWERS TO YOUR PRESSING QUESTIONS ABOUT 2016 BURNING MAN TICKETS

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Photo credit- www.Burningman.org

 

2.  WHY BURNING MAN IS NOT (AND NEVER WAS) WHAT YOU THINK IT IS

 IF YOU HAD ANY QUESTIONS, THIS ARTICLE IS FOR YOU!

“A unique and distinctive culture emerges from the Burning Man experience. Rooted in the values expressed by the Ten Principles, this culture is manifested around the globe through art, communal effort, and innumerable individual acts of self-expression. To many, it is a way of life.” -BurningMan.org

Why Burning Man is not a festival. What role do music and art play?What about all the camps? What’s this about gifting? CONTINUE TO THE ARTICLE —->

The magic of sunrises at the Playa.

3.  BURNING MAN PACKING LIST:  How does one plan for having their mind blown?

Every year New York percolates with excitement as Burning Man approaches. Shops fill their windows with post-apocalyptic party outfits, second-hand shops showcase their collections of Playa-perfect boots and fur coats, and Amazon just…blows…up.

All year I talk with first time Burners, nervous, excited, and clinging to the only control they have before embarking on their out-of-control adventure – their packing list!  CONTINUE TO THE ARTICLE —->

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4.  THE WHITEOUT! PREPARE TO BE BLOWN AWAY (LITERALLY)

When the wind hits the Playa, you can do one of two things: hide and wait it out or pull on your gas mask, goggles and continue on your journey. If you hide, you’ll probably find another adventure, however if you venture out, your perception of reality will never be the same again. To find out what to expect and how to protect yourself CONTINUE TO THE ARTICLE —->

 5. STUNNING EXAMPLES OF RADICAL SELF EXPRESSION AT BURNING MAN 2015

 You got your tickets and your provisions and gear are taken care of. Time to start planning what you’re going to wear in the desert where 100F during the day is as normal as freezing temperatures at night. CONTINUE TO THE ARTICLE —->

6. IS THE WORLD OF BURNING MAN TOO MUCH TO HANDLE?

So you have read everything else and still not sure whether you should go? If you still have questions, they might just be answered here. CONTINUE TO THE ARTICLE —->

Burning Man Stories, by Christian Lamb

Burning Man 2015. Photo by Christian Lam

And last but not least- drugs.  CONTINUE TO THE ARTICLE —->

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Photo credit: Katherine Kung

 I hope you enjoyed the collection of articles here! But if you still have questions, this is the time and place to ask. I promise to answer them all….
Love,
S.
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