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Reviewed 4 weeks ago
captvic4
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Portland, Oregon
Blackrock & Burning Man

A magnificent view of Fly Geyser. Reservation necessary to visit ranch area and the Geyser. The... read more

Reviewed 19 September 2018
JoyJoyGreece
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Reno, Nevada
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A diverse band of dreamers, makers and artists gather every summer in a sprawling temporary city in the fierce heat of the Nevada desert. Embracing an alternative ethos, over 50,000 attendees come together to experience mind-blowing art projects and...more
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If after hearing about Burning Man you have a strong desire to attend - here is my advice, based on attending every year since 2002. You are going to be a resident in a temporary community for a week or so, and there will be...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 19 September 2018 via mobile

A magnificent view of Fly Geyser. Reservation necessary to visit ranch area and the Geyser. The spirit of the Northern Paiute Tribe fills one with history of the Great Basin, freedom and love of our Earth. A bucket-list not to miss

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank JoyJoyGreece
Reviewed 18 September 2018

I keep a log of my travel experiences and have 285 logged trips for nearly six years of week-long+ trips to give you an idea of my experiences. I have spent the night in the Ice Hotel in Sweden and stood on top major mountains....More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 11 September 2018

I've been going to Burning Man for 6 years, and every year it is different. This is not an event for everyone. But if you are an artist, a free spirit, or looking to be inspired by humanity, this will be an amazing experience.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 7 September 2018

Burning man lately has been meh, ok where are the cool wood features. the light houses , the pyramids , the embrace type of art to burn that has not happened in the last two burns. nothing to climb or get excited about. this was...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

2018 Burning Man was the best yet! Good weather, great camps, special temple and man burn, and amazing visuals. To go for the first time, I recommend joining a camp. You will need everything on the website list, including a bicycle. It will blow your...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 22 June 2018

198719871987yea i spent a long time walking on bonsai looking trails to shasta rama or thumb rock where a blond chik was on top of it surrouneed by hippy dudes all over it like maggots,stepped on an angry hippy who cursed so i exclaimed didnt...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank Rossi N
Reviewed 22 September 2017

Its the best place to be on earth. Nice people, amazing art, interesting workshops in the camps, very kind community and super nice people. I would recommand to join a camp. (:

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Stefan P
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Especially fun if your a bit of a pyromaniac and like to twirl fire surrounded by hippies and desert folk. Also a lot of random celebrities walking around the place. Thirsty days. Drink LOTS of WATER.

Date of experience: January 2017
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Reviewed 24 May 2017

The traffic sucks getting there, the people are loud and obnoxious, the whole place is covered in dust, there's no running water or electricity, it's hot during the day and cold at night. I had a blast.

Date of experience: September 2016
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Danielle C
5 September 2018|
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Response from MPope190 | Reviewed this property |
Best thing to do is to join a “theme camp” by going onto the Burning Man website or searching for BM theme camps. They have “directed” tickets and will have the infrastructure of the camp set up. You will need to volunteer... More
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StevenRedsox
25 April 2018|
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Visit the Burning Man website and study their site. Great pictures, ticket instructions and stories about the event. Create a "Burner Profile" - costs nothing to create it. And sign up for their e-newsletter Jack Rabbit... More
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Trevor R
10 April 2017|
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Not completely. There are groups that are working on making the event more wheelchair accessible. The dust is so fine I'd fear damage would be done to a power chair thus making you more reliant to the assistance of friends.
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