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The Hammer Falls Pt II

Posted by on 28th February 2020

Words and photos: Helena Sheridan Inside, the joke. DPW is very much an inside joke. Not that any job the crew does is a joke, but that like, you had to be there… One does not simply explain the experience …More »

Kakpraat Part II – From Kak To Manure

Posted by on 13th February 2020

Words: Cara Morris / Pics: as per credit     It’s time for another episode of kakpraat with Princess Caralot!  Only this time, we’re not talking toilets – we’re talking actual kak, and what happens to it post-event. Back when …More »

The Hammer Falls

Posted by on 30th January 2020

As we gather for the last time at Stonehenge Private Reserve, so DPW will have its own burn – The Hammer! Read H’s piece to find out more, and support the project. More »

Teardrops on the Tankwa

Posted by on 11th December 2019

Words & photos: Kevin Kgara Rack   Cast: The Avatar, The Shaman, The Bear, The Bear’s son, Oom Daan Soentjies, tracker and story teller !’Aru Ikhuisi Piet Berendse, White Lighting, Kgara, the Powerful Shaman woman who breathes fire, Ras, Angel …More »

Painted Boots and a Beard ~ Part 5

Posted by on 26th August 2019

  Solar Santa concludes his Odyssey. Words & pics: Solar Santa   Congratulations on making it this far. You must be a Burner. Or planning on becoming one. This story is an attempt to capture in words the magic of …More »

The Night of a Thousand Hugs

Posted by on 5th August 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 3rd July 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 24th June 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 13th June 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 7th June 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 »

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