Burning Man Photo-Essay

PEOPLE: . . . . . . . . . • Costumes •

This beautiful Desert Goddess was dancing in the afternoon wind and sun. She was enjoying the breeze and showcasing her costume while also encouraging to passersby to get a fresh-squeezed free mimosa at her camp nearby. This exemplifies the 'pretty' costume which requires appealing colors and shapes, tact, design sense, and a shapely body...

The title is a reference to a famous art object from Ancient Crete and the Minoan civilization. See: Minoan Snake Goddess.
"Minoan Goddess"
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