September 4th, 2011  |  Filed under Tales From The Playa

Burning Man 2011: The Burn

September 4th, 2011  |  Filed under Tales From The Playa
Tales From The Playa are dreams and memories of events that took place at Burning Man, as told by its participants.

Nothing to say here except happy new year, folks!

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14 Responses to “Burning Man 2011: The Burn”

  1. Mick Says:

    I couldn’t make it to Burning Man this year. I may never be able to get there. So, I held my own burn instead. Enjoy…

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  2. E Says:

    My photos and videos are available on Flickr ( and YouTube ( Thanks for a great burn!

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  3. Tom Melly Says:

    Off-topic, but have you seen the latest xkcd cartoon? (and don’t forget to check the alt-text…)

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  4. nate Says:

    boom, BOOM, BOOOOOM!! best part of the man burn. :)

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  5. David London Says:

    I agree with Nate, the boom, BOOM, BOOOOOM when they burnt the man was awesome. (that;s the fireworks then blowing it up on the third one) I was sitting at the front and it knocked me back. Running right after to the man was the best experience of my life! Thanks to all at Burning man, I’ll be back next year.

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  6. d Says:


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  7. GrantKaye Says:

    Check out the panorama I shot of BRC at dusk on Saturday night from a hilltop on the West side of the playa:

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  8. em Says:


    the man was soo sweet!

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  9. Paul-Dominic Lopez Says:

    Best Fireworks ever!!! AMAZING. A night I wil NEVER forget.

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  10. b dubs Says:

    actually the best fireworks ever were on friday night before the Trojan Horse burn, the fireworks display on saturday when the man burned paled in comparison

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  11. susie Says:

    F the trojan horse^ the man had the best fireworks of the whole event.

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  12. westim Says:

    Incredible Burn. My God, I felt like a little kid seeing fireworks for the first time!
    So much more satisfying than 2010′s quick fall.
    God, I LOVE Burning Man.

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  13. Michael Holden Says:

    Hey, Grant! I Love that gigapan. I’m glad you did it — I’ve always wanted to shoot the burn from above and outside the city at uber-high rez.

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  14. erica Says:

    the magic, the mystery, the explosions. every bit fantastic. holding the torch. watching him tell his story through our eyes. with family. running and laughing. the cleansing and renewal of spirit. i’m glad u had a camera to capture that moment we all had together. thank you

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