Described as "an annual experiment in temporary community dedicated to radical self-expression and radical self-reliance," Burning Man, the world's wildest and most imaginative festival, just concluded in the northern Nevada desert.
Check out our amazing photos to see what you missed — or relive your time on the Playa.
Photos: Scott R. Kline
The Man burns on Saturday night, the penultimate night at the Burn. The temple burn closes Burning Man on Sunday.
The Temple of Whollyness, where people meditate, pray and make memorials to those they have lost, is the most spiritual place at Burning Man.
The Burning Man theme this year was Cargo Cult and dealt with colonization and commercialism. The Man stood on a flying saucer, representing the thinking by some in cargo cults that other people are aliens.
Featuring an organ inside that people could play, the Church Trap was a very popular exhibit.
An art car ship.
The art car sound camps parked around Beauty every night.
On the deep Playa was the Dust City Diner, which served grilled cheese sandwiches and Bourbon. Like everything else at the Burn, food and drinks are free — a gift from the participants.
A laser light show over the Man, which rotated atop the Flying Saucer.
The Discofish, like other art cars, cruises the Playa every night, creating an informal transportation system complete with music and light.
The boombox art car.