A few months ago I went to Horizons Festival in Bansko, Bulgaria. It was my first time going to a music festival in the snow, and although the week was absolutely exhausting, it was one of the best things I’ve done in a long time and would definitely go again. Bansko may not be the biggest or the steepest resort I’ve ever been to, but the snow was nice, the scenery was extremely picturesque, and at night I loved exploring the festival venues scattered across the town.
I’d completed my first road trip in the campervan from Adelaide to Melbourne, been to the Australian Tennis Open, and was now starting to think I really ought to start looking for a job. But there was one last thing I wanted to do before facing reality, and that was go to an Australian music festival.
I’ve never been to a festival quite like Rainbow Serpent. Located in Western Victoria, this is a magical place where like-minded people from all walks of life come together, and for 4 days, they leave their ‘real’ lives behind and become whoever they want to be.