Hello! I’m Don aka Donnie V aka Playa Flav aka Punani. Born in NYC, grew up (sort of) in Sydney and moved to California in the late 90s (SF/Tahoe/LA and SF). Been burning since 2011 with various camps as a tour guide/ bike mechanic/ drill sergeant/ babysitter/ marriage counselor/ comedy act/ cook/ bartender/ janitor/ male stripper/ mascot/ lifeguard/ missing person.
My proudest moment was being the tour guide for 8 virgins on Burn Night 2016 and bringing them all back to camp clinically alive and in one piece the next morning. I love Deep Playa adventures, Bubbles n Bass, Mayan Warrior, fire, lasers, Albert Hoffman’s work, any/all herbs and fungus, and Disco music.
In the default world where I pretend to be a responsible adult, I love to surf, ski and work in the Biotech/Pharma industry. I look forward to meeting everyone here!