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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 »

DPW 2019 – STEP UP & SIGN UP!

Posted by on November 1, 2018

If it’s November, then it’s open season on DPW signups. Here’s word from Princess Caralot, our DPW Crew Wrangler:     Howzit people of the dust! Are you thinking of applying to be on DPW but you’re not sure what …More »

Meet our new DPW core crew!

Posted by on October 5, 2018

It takes a special kind of person to hold the reins of DPW and help guide the crew that raise and raze Tankwa Town’s key infrastructure. Over the years the mantel has passed from Paul Jorgensen, to Paul Grose, to …More »

AfterBurn Report 2018: Sanitation

Posted by on July 19, 2018

                                                                              Words & Photos: Lara ‘Squeaky Queen’ Warren                                                                               Burning Seed, Sanitation Services – Team Lead                                                                                               AfrikaBurn, WASH (Toilets) – Co-Lead     Within a few minutes of landing in South Africa, I started to realise the effects ‘Day …More »

Leave No Trace – It Starts With YOU!

Posted by on March 20, 2018

Words: Princess Caralot  / Photos: as credited on shot   There is nothing quite like being in a position to watch Tankwa Town disappear bit by bit until nothing remains. The landscape in which we hold our event each year …More »

What’s News With Our Loos?

Posted by on March 13, 2018

                                                                           Words: Princess Caralot / Photos: Robert Weinek So what’s news with our loos? After our last blogpost on Toilets we got some AMAZING ideas and feedback from you, our fabulous community (thanks to everyone that chipped in there) – …More »

Meet Our New Thrones

Posted by on February 8, 2018

  It’s no secret that last year’s burn saw the toilet situation turn into a shitshow (literally) and we all felt it (physically), so over the last few months the team behind our event has taken drastic steps to change …More »

A New Loo With A View

Posted by on February 2, 2018

Our toilets have always been one of the standout experiences in Tankwa Town. Over the years, many people have come to enjoy the loo with a view – and there are now also initiatives to pimp the loos, and take …More »

Let’s talk about toilets!

Posted by on May 18, 2017

So, what was the story with toilets at the Burn? This year was a strange year for toilets at the Burn, here are the facts behind the toilets this year. Dependent on the type of event and numbers you are …More »

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