this description could be easily applied to hallucinogens
It's not for everyone (but what is?), and it's safe to assume that it's a different experience for everyone, every time. But for me, it's been one of the most amazing places/experiences on Earth, every bleeping time. If you've never been, drop your preconceived notions (if any), and do some exploring. If nothing else, I can certainly say that there isn't anywhere else quite like it. :)
The two are definitely not mutually exclusive. ;-)
That said, they aren't as strongly correlated as some might think, either. Drug use out there varies from "I'm So Straight Edge" to "I'm Out to Out-Charlie-Sheen Charlie Sheen". There are even camps at Burning Man for people in recovery - see, e.g., campstella.wordpress.com/sober-on-the-playa/. It's a Rich Tapestry...