Labor Day was pretty laborious for those of the estimated 70,000 Burning Man attendees who were determined to leave the festival Monday.
As you can see in the now-infamous picture of what Burners have long-called “Exodus,” the line of cars trying to get off the playa — the ancient lake bed where the temporary city of Black Rock is constructed — had stretched into a wait of up to 9 hours. Flights were missed. Plans were disrupted. First-timers were furious.
And it was glorious.
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