CARAVANSARY

Caravansary - This year we will create a caravansary that occupies the crossroads of a dreamland: a bazaar of the bizarre wherein treasures of every sort, from every land and age, flow in and out to be flaunted, lost, exploited and discovered. This is not a tourist destination, but a home for travelers who come here bearing gifts. Amid the twisting and the turnings of its souk, participants will come upon an inexhaustible array of teeming goods and unexpected services. Anyone may pose as 'merchant' here, and anyone may play a 'customer', but nothing in this strange emporium shall have a purchase price — no quid, no pro, no quo — no trade at all will be allowed in this ambiguous arcade. According to a rule of desert hospitality, the only thing of value in this 'marketplace' will be one's interaction with a fellow human being.
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Re: CARAVANSARY

Post by unjonharley » Fri Jan 10, 2014 4:47 pm

There is so much dust under your bed.. Lawrence of Arabia couldn't get through..

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Post by unjonharley » Fri Jan 10, 2014 7:09 pm

What to do at Caravansary ..
All the Counts and No counts sit around shooting the camel shit..
Bull hadn't been heard of back then

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Post by BBadger » Fri Jan 10, 2014 8:24 pm

Ugly Dougly wrote:On the first part of the journey, I was looking at all the life. We dismounted to gaze at the venerable minarets. There were plants and birds and rocks and things there was sand and hills and rings. The first thing I met was the green dome which covers the tomb of the Prophet, a fly with a buzz, and the sky with no clouds. The heat was dreadful, the ground was dry, the climate dangerous, and the beasts died in numbers, but the air was full of sound. I've been through the desert on a horse with no name, fresh carcasses strewed our way, and were covered by foul vultures. In the desert you can remember your name 'Cause there ain't no one for to give you no pain. The Caravan was most picturesque. After two days in the desert sun, my skin began to turn red. We traveled principally at night, but the camels had to perform the work of goats, and step from block to block of basalt like mountaineers, which being unnatural to them, they kept up a continual piteous moan. The simoom and pillars of sand continually threw them over.

After three days in the desert fun, I was looking at a river bed.The story it told of a river that flowed, made me sad to think it was dead. Water is the great trouble of a Caravan journey, and the only remedy is to be patient and not to talk. You see I've been through the desert on a horse with no name, the first two hours gives you the mastery. It felt good to be out of the rain, but if you drink you cannot stop. In the desert you can remember your name. 'Cause there ain't no one for to give you no pain. Forty-seven miles before we reached Mecca, at EI Zaribah, I let the horse run free 'Cause the desert had turned to sea. We had to perform the ceremony of EI Ihram, meaning 'to assume the pilgrim garb'. After nine days, there were plants and birds and rocks and things; there was sand and hills and rings. A barber shaved us, trimmed our moustaches. The ocean bathhouse is a desert with it's life underground; so we bathed and perfumed, and then we put on two new cotton cloths, each six feet long by three and a half broad -- a perfect disguise above. It is white, with narrow red strips and fringe, and worn something as you wear it in the baths. Under the cities cloths lies a heart made of ground; our heads and feet, right shoulder and arm, are exposed, but the humans will give no love.
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Post by Elorrum » Fri Jan 10, 2014 8:50 pm

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Post by Canoe » Fri Jan 10, 2014 9:37 pm

^Rhino! wrote:I still think that the best Burningman costume will be something akin to a 1850s U.S. Dragoon Cavalry unit trooper, one from Camp Verde. (with the US Camel Corps). Think I'm kidding?
Not a chance.
http://www.army.mil/article/19778/hump2 ... mel-corps/
I can hear it now: "HUMP, 2, 3, 4.......
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Post by Canoe » Fri Jan 10, 2014 10:13 pm

CrispyDave wrote:"Do I need a Vehicle pass for my Horse"
Yes, and single occupant vehicles are discouraged.
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Re: CARAVANSARY

Post by Simon of the Playa » Sat Jan 11, 2014 5:41 am

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Post by AntiM » Sat Jan 11, 2014 6:02 am

Camel-bell. Huh. I own camel bells. Not going near the playa though, I can't replace them easily.
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Post by Canoe » Sat Jan 11, 2014 6:41 am

Heading out to join the caravan to the caravansary.
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Post by Simon of the Playa » Sat Jan 11, 2014 7:38 am

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Post by unjonharley » Sat Jan 11, 2014 2:46 pm

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Post by Roberto Dobbisano » Sat Jan 11, 2014 3:11 pm

the dance of a 1000 veils...
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Post by unjonharley » Sat Jan 11, 2014 3:22 pm

I just not that patient..

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Post by TT120 » Sat Jan 11, 2014 3:53 pm

I'm really starting to dig this theme!! :D :D
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Post by unjonharley » Sat Jan 11, 2014 4:09 pm

google Lawrence of Arabia.. click on images. Than brick you camel and rent the movie..

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Post by Sunbeam56 » Sat Jan 11, 2014 5:11 pm

Let GOOD win!

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Post by ygmir » Sat Jan 11, 2014 5:55 pm

Sunbeam, is that a photo of you?
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Post by fernley1 » Sat Jan 11, 2014 7:21 pm

I was thinking of Barbra Eden of I dream of Genie. Her outfit would look good out on the playa.

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Post by Canoe » Sun Jan 12, 2014 8:08 am

fernley1 wrote:I was thinking of Barbra Eden of I dream of Genie. Her outfit would look good out on the playa.
I guess.
If you trim your beard?
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Post by tatonka » Sun Jan 12, 2014 9:38 am

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Of things we've done
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Post by Roberto Dobbisano » Sun Jan 12, 2014 10:30 am

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Post by ^Rhino! » Mon Jan 13, 2014 7:06 am

Maybe it's just me, but I keep thinking about the scene in the movie 'Circle of Iron' where the seeker Cord meets the caravan.

It could be interesting.
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Post by FIGJAM » Mon Jan 13, 2014 7:26 am

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Re: CARAVANSARY

Post by forty_eight » Mon Jan 13, 2014 11:43 am

CARVANSARY just sounded prettier than the original idea:

The Convoy

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Post by theCryptofishist » Mon Jan 13, 2014 12:13 pm

fernley1 wrote:I was thinking of Barbra Eden of I dream of Genie. Her outfit would look good out on the playa.

So, I think that al Qaida has infiltrated the llc/nonprofit (whoever's in charge these days) and


Or maybe it was creepy Danish right-wingers...
Either case, I expect that there will be all sorts of Barbara Edens out there, many in feathers.
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Post by Simon of the Playa » Mon Jan 13, 2014 1:03 pm

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Re: CARAVANSARY

Post by forty_eight » Mon Jan 13, 2014 1:05 pm

This apologetic stance on teh islamization of America will be the real reason the event is kicked out of N Nevada!

Shameful!

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