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  Hippie - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Hippie (also hippy) is a term originally used to describe some of the rebellious youth of the 1960s and 1970s.
Hippie action in the San Francisco area, particularly the Haight-Ashbury neighborhood, centered around the Diggers, a guerrilla street theater group that combined spontaneous street theater, anarchistic action, and art happenings in their agenda of creating a "free city".
Hippies often participated in peace movements, including peace marches such as the USA marches on Washington and civil rights marches, and anti-Vietnam War demonstrations including the 1968 Democratic Convention.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Hippie   (1631 words)

 Hippie trail - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The hippie trail is a term used to describe the journeys taken by hippies in the 1960s and '70s from Europe, overland to and from eastern Asia.
One of the key facts of the hippie trail was the desire to travel as cheaply as possible, thus usually the journeys were carried out by thumbing (hitchhiking).
Many on the hippie trail were driven by the ideals of 'finding yourself' and 'communicating with other peoples' that often underlay the hippie movement.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Hippie_trail   (430 words)

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Hippies (singular hippie or sometimes hippy) were members of the 1960s counterculture movement who adopted a communal or nomadic lifestyle, renounced corporate nationalism and the Vietnam War, embraced aspects of Buddhism or Native American religious culture, and were otherwise at odds with traditional middle-class Western values.
The hippie movement was at its height in the late 1960s.
Often, the term "hippie" is loosely used with the pejorative connotation that the subject participates in recreational drug use (at least to the extent of using marijuana) and does not think or care much about work, responsibility, or personal hygiene.
www.online-encyclopedia.info /encyclopedia/h/hi/hippie.html   (622 words)

 HIPPIE STYLES, FASHION AND RESEARCH CENTER   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The first use of the word Hippie on Television was on WNBC TV Channel 4 in New York City at the opening of the New York World's Fair in 1964, some young Anti-Vietnam War protesters with long hair like The Beatles were called Hippies by NYPD and reporters.
Although some hippies did not use drugs, drug use is a trait ascribed to hippies and given as a reason behind their disaffection for societial rules.
The term "hippie" is often used by more conservative or mainstream people with the pejorative connotation of participation in recreational drug use, at least to the extent of using marijuana, and choosing not to think or care much about work, responsibility, the larger society, or personal hygiene.
www.cashorclothes.com /Hippie   (1487 words)

 Hippie   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Hippie (or sometimes "hippy") is a term originally used to describe some of the rebellious youth of the 1960s and 1970s.
The drug use among the hippies is believed to be largely exaggerated by their Pro-Viet Nam-war opponents who tried to use a drug habits among hippies as an argument to disqualify their anti-war statements.
The main difference was that while hippies often cared about politics and the direction of the world, these Neo-hippies usually don't have many political leanings.
www.apawn.com /search.php?title=Hippie   (1266 words)

 Hippie Hollow Park, Travis County, Texas
Hippie Hollow Park lies in the basin area of Lake Travis in the Hill Country of central Texas, approximately one-half hour's drive from downtown Austin, The Park features a steep, rocky shoreline and provides some spectacular views of Lake Travis.
Hippie Hollow is also the site of Splash Day, a festive, semiannual event celebrating the beginning of spring and the end of summer, hosted by the Gay and Lesbian community.
Hippie Hollow Park includes habitat for species protected under the Federal Endangered Species Act, including the Goldern-cheeked Warbler and the Black-capped Vireo.
www.co.travis.tx.us /tnr/parks/hippie_hollow.asp   (501 words)

 Summer, fashion, uk, england, clothing
Whilst investing in classical pieces is always a good thing, revel in the fun of walking the hippie trail, as next season's fashion will see a return to a more demure nature.
Havaianas have been in fashion for over four decades and have survived the hippie movement, strode through the 70's, 80's and 90's and are in fine form today.
In 1994 the sandal was re-designed with the single-coloured Top Havaianas and ever since the fashion columns of newspapers and magazines were unanimous on their revolution as a style icon: they are the obligatory fashion accessory for summer.
www.fashionunited.co.uk /news/summer.htm   (930 words)

 The Hippie Trail - The Road to Paradise
However, no matter which reasons took them on the trail, they have one thing in common: Few of them remained the same persons after their return, and it's no exaggeration to say, that the trip became decisive for their behaviour and points of view for the rest of their life.
I travelled along The Hippie Trail by public transport from Copenhagen Central Station to Kathmandu in Nepal during the winter and spring in 1969.
The hippies were among the first foreigners to discover the magic attractions of Nepal in the sixties when they were virtually the only tourists in the country.
www.ponty.dk /hippietr.htm   (2420 words)

 From Drugs 2 Dharma/Spring, 1998
Some hippies died along the drug trail, brains and bodies burnt to a crisp from too much of what they felt was a good thing, maybe the best thing.
I visited Amsterdam and was living in the park with all the hippies in the summer of '72.
HMJ: After years on the hippie trail you were able to let go of the drugs fairly quickly, although your use of them continued on a bit even as you were starting to open up to the idea of formal spiritual practice, such as when you got stoned on your first visit to Saranath.
www.hundredmountain.com /Pages/pageone_stuff/rahula2.html   (1787 words)

 Ken Lopez - Bookseller: Vietnam/The Sixties 2, Sixties Literature 3
While it emphasizes the events of 1965-67, culminating in the "Death of Hippie" in October, 1967, it also explores some of the antecedents of the Haight-Ashbury phenomenon, as well as some of the media misconceptions of what was actually happening there during that time.
Scarce novel of a hippie chick who upsets the life of a young, relatively straight man, and embroils him in a complicated and dangerous affair.
The Human Be-In was conceived as another of the unstructured celebrations of the San Francisco hippie community, in the tradition of the earlier Trips Festival.
www.lopezbooks.com /vs2/vs2-04.html   (2855 words)

 Abrams on the Hippie Trail: The Short and the Long of It
Over those years I’d met a good few old men who’d hitched Europe to Asia in the ‘60s or ‘70s along what was called the Hippie Trail.
He was one of those hippies, thumbing from Liverpool to Australia in 1968/69.
Well he wasn’t a hippie really, not even close, more of a proper young lad with a polite streak of larrikinism I’d say, but he kept a diligent, arguably pedantic diary of the trip – quite probably because he wasn’t a hippie (or he might have spun off volumes of acid poetry instead I guess).
www.suite101.com /article.cfm/hitch_hiking/93093   (531 words)

 Encounter: 26 October  2003  - Chasing Paradise
While Far North Queensland is these days a well-worn stop on the tourist trail, 30 years ago it was better known as a destination on the hippie trail, an end point for hundreds of young people who walked out on their suburban futures.
Thirty years ago, this part of the world was a stop on another trail — the hippie trail — created by hundreds of young people who simply walked out on their suburban futures in Melbourne and Sydney and reached the end of the road — literally — in the Far North.
You have the choice to be yourself like the hippies were doing and so this sort of gave us the openness and the feeling that, yes, we are people,too and over time we finally found ourselves, back to where we are.
www.abc.net.au /rn/relig/enc/stories/s970408.htm   (4991 words)

 Skip on Hippie Fashions Interviews - Hippiedom - Hippyland
Stone, who lives in California, has all the requisite hippie credentials — participating in student protests, living on cooperatives in Oregon, trekking the hippie trail from Bali to India and Amsterdam.) As the genuine hippie article, he has some firm opinions about the hippie look’s recent high-fashion resurrection.
While not as inclined as hippies toward organized protest, some Goths similarly find it ironic that their subculture’s trademarks — crucifixes, fl frocks, and Victorian bustles, for example — are being plucked from their sepulchral underground and paraded into the catwalk limelight.
In light of this, she sees the vampy, spear-toed stilettos and imposing floor-length fl satin cloaks that Gucci is now peddling as a “funny contrast” to authentic Goth gear, much of which is homemade or bought in thrift stores.
www.hippy.com /php/article-244.html   (1927 words)

 BrothersJudd Blog: JUST ASK BEN-HUR:   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The Kabul Express: In the sixties and seventies it was the hippie trail that brought foreigners to Afghanistan.
It was the luminous mystery at the center of Asia, a kingdom of infinite skies and peerless peaks.
In the sixties it was the hippie trail that brought change; this time it was B-52s, dropping loads of modernization, leaving foreign troops and civil schemes in their wake.
www.brothersjudd.com /blog/archives/009699.html   (909 words)

 Lost Coast Backpacking Trip
Some segments of the trail are impassable during high tide.
After crossing a watercress-choked stream at 2-l/8 miles, your trail descends to a gently rolling grassland, soon returning to an obvious dirt road.
Your trail turns east, climbing gradually on the broad flat until a short descent at 4-5/8 miles drops to the beach, now heading almost east.
www-db.stanford.edu /~crespo/lostcoast   (2095 words)

The trails were mere stairways, going up for miles past endless rice terraces and past mud villages clinging to landslide-ravaged valleys.
Donkey trains, goaded along by young boys were frequent sights, announcing themselves before they were seen with a profusion of clanging bells and shouts from the drivers, which Dorje and Pettybone took turns imitating.
Frequently the trail would take us down stone-paved streets of one of the little towns which clung to the ridgelines, where women sat spinning or weaving and children smiled and waved.
home.san.rr.com /scottnnancy/nepal.htm   (1862 words)

 Journey Through Afghanistan
India and Nepal were the final destinations along what became known as "the hippie trail." But getting there entailed passing through a number of other countries of southern Europe and west central Asia –; Turkey, Iran, Afghanistan and Pakistan.
Often such friendships were formed where the "hippie trail" narrowed, with travellers then splitting to go their own directions when different trails fanned out, only to meet again later on the road.
In Bamiyan, I rejoined the "hippie trail" – or at least a branch of it – after many days travelling in the more isolated and less travelled parts of Afghanistan.
richardmcguire.com /travel/asia/afghanistan   (3872 words)

 ABC News: Happy Hippie Trail Is Now Off-Limits
Like the myriad caravan trails that made up the ancient Silk Route connecting Europe to China, these latter-day Marco Polos became hippie frontiersmen and women, making stops where the locals were welcoming, the food cheap and the pot flowed freely.
The three K's on the hippie trail are rapidly turning into no-go zones.
Kabul, the Afghan capital, was once a hippie hot spot, where a weary traveler was assured of a steaming samovar and a kindly tribesman host.
abcnews.go.com /International/story?id=79808&page=1   (474 words)

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 Trail El Corte de Madera Reviews
This is where we used to ride motorcycles years ago, and I still have the old map with the original trail names...I think Manzanita is the only one that didn't change.
There are a number of different trails and about five different ways to access the trail system which encompasses 2,000 acres.
The trails in the park are pretty much cross country oriented.
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 River of Song: The Artists
Greg Brown is the preeminent singer/songwriter on the contemporary midwestern folk scene, and became a national figure in the 1980s as house songwriter for Prairie Home Companion.
Brown's music is a surprising fusion of midwestern roots and a searching, quirky imagination that took him east to New York's Greenwich Village in 1969, west on the Beatnik-hippie trail, and on to Las Vegas, where he had a job ghost-writing pop songs.
All the sounds he heard along the way combined with the church music and country fiddling he had heard growing up in southern Iowa, and the result is a hip, funkily rhythmic blend that somehow retains its rural innocence.
www.pbs.org /riverofsong/artists/e1-greg.html   (286 words)

 Khao San
Word quickly spread along the hippie trail and soon cheap guesthouses and restaurants catering to backpackers began opening at the police station end of the road.
By the early 80's Kabul, one of the original 3K's (Kuta - Bali, Katmandu - Nepal, Kabul - Afghanistan) of the Hippie Trail had been replaced by Khao San.
A new style of bar, shop and restaurant start to appear - they are no longer cheap and cheerful, they're modern, clean, sanitised and westernised for Generation X. The kind of folks who are happy to pay 100 baht for a baguette sandwich and 80 baht for a plate of fried rice.
www.ajarn.com /Travel/khao_san.htm   (1099 words)

We were a good 90 minutes drive from Nashville's airport and a "fur piece" from the international hippie trail.
Some were spiritual seekers, vagabond hippies from Europe, looking for this strange new Shangri La in the Tennessee backwoods.
We would invite them into the Gatehouse and carry on a conversation that at once put them at ease while informing us of their motivations and preconceptions of what we were all about.
www.socialchemy.com /farmie   (6873 words)

 Sierra Club Hike List · Santa Barbara Hikes
Also, how one mile actually feels is relative to the weather, the condition of the trail, the steepness, having enough water, and how much you partied the night before, among other things.
Long pants are recommended as the Yucca trail may be overgrown.
We will take a side trail to the ridge, stopping for lunch at a high point with a fabulous view.
www.santabarbarahikes.com /hikes/sierraclub/listing.shtml   (3254 words)

 Orangette: The semantics of stewing
In his defense, Brandon claims that he dislikes all dried fruits, the unfortunate result of being forced to eat too much “hippie trail mix” as a child.
Now, it’s bad enough that the delicious prune—or, to use its new, marketing-friendly name, the dried plum—has to work an unglamorous side-job as a laxative, but for it to be discriminated against on the basis of childhood trauma is simply unfair.
I have a feeling that Brandon's "hippie trail mix" excuse is a cop-out; deep down, I think he has plain and simple prune phobia.
orangette.blogspot.com /2005/10/semantics-of-stewing.html   (1558 words)

 New Statesman: A brave new world of Pyrex dishes: Russia today is like Britain in the Fifties and Sixties: agog at new ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
This was their first trip abroad, and they chose to travel east for enlightenment, rather than visit the material west.
When they came home, their suitcases were stuffed with bells, sarongs, incense sticks and other trappings of the hippie lifestyle, which they promptly gave away to all their friends.
They had passed through the phase of coveting vacuum cleaners and biscuit tins and had built up something to renounce before they hit the hippie trail.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m0FQP/is_4682_133/ai_n6147904   (1471 words)

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