Blog Mission

Barbara and I are traveling out west to California this year visiting many of our nations great national parks and state parks all along the way. During our journey it is my goal to share our adventures with you so that you can aspire to do the same one day. I enjoy feed back so please feel free to comment from time to time as I love to hear from you. For your information links are highlighted in yellow and the maps are interactive revealing our route from stop to stop.

Doug Peterson

Monday, August 26, 2013

Burning Man 2013 Black Rock City, NV

Barbara and I survived burning man and our now in Zion National Park. We had a lovely time enjoying the unique self expression and art of the festival. When we look back at our photos it seems so surreal that we can hardly believe we were really there and that it was not a dream. Our camp from Denver, Brulee, was full of wonderful diversified beautiful people who came together to make our camp a great success. We came away fulfilled knowing that we had such a great experience meeting and seeing so many unique burners all having the common same experience.  The following images depict the uniqueness and free flow form of self expression of this festival on the desert floor of the Black Rock Desert just north of Reno, NV.  The festival is always held every year during the last week of August and attracts thousands of people from all over the world

Arial view of The Burning Man Festival on the Black Rock Desert north of Reno, NV

My Cargo Cult ticket to get in to the Festival

Barbara picking up her ticket at the gate

Ceremonial ringing of the bell at the entrance to the Festival for first timers

The man lite up at night with neon

Our home camp Brulee

The Bar at Camp Brulee

Volunteering and keeping cool selling ice

The Temple

The Man

My memorial to Chester our male Maine Coon Cat written on the walls of the Temple

Main event of the festival, The Burning of the Man

The Temple Burn, last night of the festival

Barbara and I leaving the festival after a week of great fun and unique experiences

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