Big Fire At Black Rock

At the end of the summer thousands of pilgrims assemble in one of the remotest parts of the USA to take part in the ritual known as Burning Man.

What started off as one man's personal symbolic gesture 20 years ago has become a week of extravagant excess in the middle of the desert.

Peter Day travelled to Black Rock City to take part in it.

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At the end of the summer thousands of pilgrims assemble in one of the remotest parts of the USA to take part in the ritual known as Burning Man.

What started off as one man's personal symbolic gesture 20 years ago has become a week of extravagant excess in the middle of the desert.

Peter Day travelled to Black Rock City to take part in it.

2003112820050902

At the end of the summer thousands of pilgrims assemble in one of the remotest parts of the USA to take part in the ritual known as Burning Man.

What started off as one man's personal symbolic gesture 20 years ago has become a week of extravagant excess in the middle of the desert.

Peter Day travelled to Black Rock City to take part in it.