The Temple of Transition’s burn was quick and hot: by my clock it was only about 20 minutes between the structure getting lit and the rangers dropping the perimeter. It’s brevity did not detract from it’s beauty by any means as I’m sure you will agree. Much respect to the Temple crew.
About 6 minutes after the burn started giant burning ash chunks started to rain down. We moved back. There was no argument: it was really hot and the danger was clear.
Here’s a five-frame stitched panorama of the crowd gathered around the embers of the Temple of Transition:
I have lots more to post but they’ll have to wait until I get back home. It’s time to get back to camp, tear down, pack up, de-moop, de-moop, de-moop again and then get on the road for the long trip home. You can always check my Flickr stream for all my latest posts.