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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 »

Painted Boots and a Beard ~ Part 1

Posted by on 23rd May 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 »

Our 2019 Survey is here!

Posted by on 15th May 2019

It would be true to say that there isn’t one AfrikaBurn experience – rather, there are as many as there are participants in Tankwa Town, and every person will see and experience a different event, depending on their engagement in …More »

Decompression is ON!

Posted by on 15th May 2019

  Together, we created an incredible Ephemeropolis in the dust – and now that the dust has settled, we gather to share our experiences at the Decompression. Just like Tankwa Town, our Decom is a blank canvas where you’re the …More »

Painted Boots and a Beard ~ Part 2

Posted by on 13th May 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 1st November 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 5th October 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 »

Leave No Trace – It Starts With YOU!

Posted by on 20th March 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 »

Tales of The Orange #1

Posted by on 20th February 2018

Welcome to Tales of The Orange! This is a new series of tales of the dust that involve our Ranger corps, who are the eyes, ears & caring hearts of our community. Look out for more in this series – …More »

A New Loo With A View

Posted by on 2nd February 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 »

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