Black Rock City, Nevada is an otherworldly place — a destination physically accessible for just one week a year.
This temporary city of 68,000 is the site of Burning Man, and it holds more magic and wonder than many places on earth.
Burning Man starts up again on Sunday, and though this will be my fifth year participating, I’m still excited. Burning Man helps me to believe again — to trust that we are collectively capable of creating something good.
Here are 15 reasons I’m thrilled to be heading back to the desert this year: