Magic City Hippies
played Lolla on the Saturday of the fest, plus a late-night gig at Chicago's Empty Bottle the night before, which became something of a reunion.
"And it's what I did when I wrote Hippie
, just recounting what I had experienced."
Standing outside his repair shop in Thimi, an old part of Bhaktapur where the streets are lined with workshops that once serviced the hippie
buses, Prem Ratna Manandhar says he was saddened to sell his small "German bus" for a paltry 50,000 Nepalese rupees (483 dollars) to a junk yard.
Backpackers set off on what became known as the hippie
trail - through Europe and the Middle East to India, living and travelling as cheaply as they could.
Crass's reputation may have been sullied by the controversies of recent years, but The Last of the Hippies
stands as a testament to a former integrity, and remains valuable as such.
It was a world away from the rustic formality of traditional Ibicenco dress but their style quickly became synonymous with Ibiza - so much so Escada named one of their perfume lines 'Ibiza Hippie
I'M BOOKING NOW: Let''s all be hippies
and let the sun shine in.
So while I'm convinced that many (perhaps even most) hippies
were authentically engaged in a radical social experiment, there must have been some youth who came--and stayed--for the sex, drugs, and rock and roll.
Rory MacLean; MAGIC BUS: ON THE HIPPIE
TRAIL FROM ISTANBUL TO INDIA; Ig Publishing (Travel) $0.00 ISBN: bad4065
FLARES, platforms and cheesecloth scream the decade that brought us hippies
, glam rock and Abba.
Fear not lovers of chic, hippies
are not this summer's main fashion inspiration.
EVERYONE remembers Woodstock and the Isle of Wight festivals, but in August 1967 hippies
were heading for Bedfordshire.
They were known for taking drugs, wearing wacky clothes and having a casual attitude to sex but a poll yesterday reveals that hippies
have had a profound effect on the British way of life.