How the AfrikaBurn festival revived the lost art of postcard writing

Leaving no trace on the Karoo dessert is a key principle of AfrikaBurn, but festival goers have found a way to send a little piece of it all back home

07 July 2019 - 00:00 By Melody Emmett

The resourceful, imaginative, adventurous individuals who contribute to the annual AfrikaBurn community in the heart of the Karoo make a space for the unexpected.

AfrikaBurn offers a glimpse into a way of being that challenges our consumerist, meritocratic, technology-addicted world. Gifting is a core principle: everything at AfrikaBurn is freely given and freely received...

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