Coachella festival in 7 wanderlust-filled pics

2014-04-12 12:43
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Coachella, like all great music and arts festivals, is soaked in excessive partying and dancing. Planning a trip takes on epic proportions that simply allows you to get away from your usual buzz and let it all go.

While Coachella has been going since 1999, yah, that’s the previous millennia people – it was the inclusion of controversial act Die Antwoord in 2010, the first South African artists to perform at the event, that super-sized its awareness locally.

According to BallerStatus.com last year's festival performed to the staggering tune of $67 million (About R702m at R10.49/$). Consider the fact that when it first started, the event ran at a loss of $800 000.   

The 2014 festival will take over the Inland Empire's Coachella Valley in California for two weekends: April 11-13 and April 18-20 and some of the hot acts include a reunited OutKast, Muse and Arcade Fire.

Here are seven pics to sum up why it should be on your travel bucket list.

It’s the kind of crowd you’d like to get swept up in…

Did we mention the awesome music and parties?



And lots of sexy people taking super sexy selfies




And of course an out of this world SNAIL!




It’s also on the bucket list of the rich and famous, like Selena Gomez who was spotted on day one of this year's event.



If this doesn’t do it for you, then we’ve not done our job properly…



Yes, this pic pretty much sums it up – let the Coachella 2014 games begin…
and if you can't make it this year, then start planning for the next epic festival or try one of these local offerings.



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