Tens Of Thousands Stranded At Rain-Delayed Burning Man Festival

Be Prepared…… /sigh

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Stunning Aerial Pictures Show Tens Of Thousands Stranded In The Desert At The Gates Of Burning Man

Huge queue: This picture taken by a Burning Man festival-goer who flew into the event shows the enormous tailback at the gate

” Incredible pictures taken from the air show the astonishing number of people stranded in Nevada’s Black Rock Desert after rare heavy rains prevented them entering the site of the annual Burning Man festival.

  By now it should resemble something from a post-apocalyptic Mad Max movie, a teeming mini city growing out of the sand.”

Deserted:  Tens of thousands of people should have arrived to create a make-shift city in Nevada's Black Rock Desert. But after Monday morning's rains, the site is empty and will remain so until Tuesday

” But standing water turned the playa 90 miles north of Reno into a quagmire and police barred ticket holders entry to the free-spirited week-long arts event, telling them not to return until Tuesday afternoon.

  Hundreds of vehicles massed outside the gates waiting for the weather to clear up, with some posting messages on Twitter about their predicament using the hashtag #strandedman.

  Festival-goer Jordan Kalev arrived at the event by plane and took pictures of…

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