When the Burning Man Festival appears each August in the Nevada desert it becomes the third largest city in the state. Â This year 68,000 people hauled everything they needed to survive in the desert for a week to make this city, Â building some amazing structures, and partying for a week. Â This article shows 55 cool things found at Burning Man.Â
First at Black Rock City, you need a map so you can find your friends:
Among the amazing things built at this year’s Burning Man was this chapel on stilts. Â Many people were married in it. Â Remember, everything had to be hauled into the desert to make it. Â This is the outside view:
And the inside of the chapel:
I also liked this one, a Temple for Remembering those who you have lost over the last year.
This bike is just too big:
Inside the Cafe Du Monde, people sitting around reading papers like there aren’t 68,000 hippies surrounding them doing crazy things in the desert:
You can get pretty much anything you want at Burning Man and it’s all free:
Since there is no cell phone reception, people must resort this old fashion means of connecting to others:
Pinata themed Art Car:
And of course a Lizard Car made entirely from metal
And the Bumble Bee car:
A full functioning Movie theater:
The whole city lights up at night with some amazing art sculptures. It’s amazing that there are so many lights when the whole city is miles off any power grid.
The highlight of the week, burning the very large Burning Man: