Saturday afternoon, an old camper van pulled into the parking lot at Ocean Beach. Then another. And another. And about 30 more. Lined up and glistening in the sun, the multi-colored VWs began to attract attention from beach-goers.
“What's up with all the vans?” one bystander asked another.
Simple answer: Burning Van.
An annual event for people who are slightly obsessed with decades-old camper vans, Burning Van drew its largest crowd ever this year.