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The Night of a Thousand Hugs

Posted by on August 5, 2019

Words: Ronnie Jack aka Solar Santa / Images: Ronnie Jack (unless otherwise shown) Solar Santa winds up AfrikaBurn 2019 “Shameless self promotion” declares Travis. As head of Communications for AfrikaBurn, he should know. Her name is Jennifer. Spelt with a …More »

Painted Boots and a Beard ~ Part 4

Posted by on July 3, 2019

Writing and pictures by Solar Santa. You are rewarded for having endured this far with more stories from Solar Santa Sonica has gifted me an amazing site. Corner of 6ish and Black Rock City. Prestigious address linked to the original …More »

Painted Boots and a Beard ~ Part 3

Posted by on June 24, 2019

Writing and pictures by Solar Santa. Solar Santa continues on his merry way. It is early morning on the playa. My first day back. I’m looking for Nathan the builder of SKOP. A bakkie rolls up and I can’t believe …More »

The Whimsy of a Wallflower in the Wasteland

Posted by on June 13, 2019

                     Words by Gernus Oosthuizen on June 1, 2019   Rising like a dusty mirage out of the Karoo heat, there’s a city that many call home. It’s a manifestation of our collective imagination and the culmination of our collective …More »

Tankwa Trip Trials and Tribulations

Posted by on June 7, 2019

Words & photos: Paula Rutherford   Oh my soul, AfrikaBurn was fantastic indeed. An experience of note. My first of many to come. Here’s my AfrikaBurn Nutshell: Amazing 1 hour drive on the R355 dirt road down from Calvinia , …More »

The fire, the ceremonial firemaster, the fireman and the burner at AfrikaBurn

Posted by on June 4, 2019

  (Featured image of fireman Rob Erasmus far left and Skeleton Leaf of Change art work burn by John Steele, other images as per credit, text by Eleen Polson unless otherwise quoted.)   The big thing about AfrikaBurn, that makes …More »

Painted Boots and a Beard ~ Part 1

Posted by on May 23, 2019

 Writing and pictures by Solar Santa. The adventures of Solar Santa at the Burn 2019 in no particular order It is first light. The cherry picker is high in the sky and the DPW (Department of Public Works) electrician hard …More »

Painted Boots and a Beard ~ Part 2

Posted by on May 13, 2019

 Writing and pictures by Solar Santa. Welcome back to Solar Santa’s continuing adventures. The journey to the Karoo is an ordeal. But an essential rite of passage. After over a thousand kilometres of tar road, in an overloaded car, the …More »

DESTINATION: PtIII of The Spirit Train Story

Posted by on April 12, 2019

Words: Mike Kennedy / Photos: Christiaan Barnard D E S T I N A T I O N …is the end of a cycle and the start of another. When it comes the time to put pen & paper down, …More »

You Are The Experience Of AfrikaBurn

Posted by on March 13, 2019

                                                                                 Words: Shannon Smith / Photos: as per credit   The hype is huge, the excitement is next level, the build-up is ever growing and everyone is jittery with excitement. Like teenagers going to their first ball, outfits are strewn …More »

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