The Burning Man Festival has turned into a swamp-like sea of mud, and visitors can’t even leave their camp
September 02, 2023 – 11:13 PM
This year’s Burning Man festival was about to reach its climax at the weekend, when heavy rain overnight formed a thick layer of mud in the desert region. The organizers asked the 73,000 festival participants in the northwest part of Nevada to stay in their camp, and they are not allowed to leave the site, he wrote. guardian.
Visitors were also advised to keep food, water and fuel and take shelter in a warm and safe place. The organizers and the county sheriff’s office ordered with immediate effect that no more visitors be allowed into the event until the end of the festival. Traffic was prohibited except for emergency vehicles. But even walking seemed risky, with participants reporting thick, sticky mud sticking to their shoes and everything they touch. The most food-conscious people dragged garbage bags to their feet, trying to get to the toilets at least. Phone service has also been stopped.
The current weather is particularly unusual because last year’s average temperature at this event was around 40 degrees, while on Sunday morning it could drop as low as 10 degrees. More rain is expected in the coming days, so festival-goers may not be able to go home until Sunday.
the Burning Man Core Values The importance of artistic self-expression, civic responsibility, and nature conservation, but more recently has also emerged desert camp billionaires who have built luxury camps for themselves, with their own staff, chefs, hired builders, and security guards.