A Burning Man devotee who’s been 21 times says even though it’s becoming a place of ‘million dollar vehicles’ the desert party still ‘gets better every year’

Burning Man 2019 is getting underway this weekend in the Nevada desert. The party in the desert that started as a small gathering on a San Francisco beach in 1986 has blossomed into a nine-day event, and a temporary home to roughly 80,000 people, where the only things available to buy are coffee and ice. Burning Man veteran Ezra Croft, who is working at the event’s ticket office, says in recent years there has been an influx of rich “whiz kids” from Silicon Valley at the event. Croft still maintains the event “gets better every year.” Visit INSIDER’s homepage for more stories. Tonight, the party starts. Burning Man 2019 is… Read More

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