Back in the early seventies Nimbin became the alternative lifestyle capital of Australia. Many of the original communes are still set up today. In recent times Nimbin has become infamous for its annual Mardi Grass festival which celebrates marijuana use. I interviewed Neil Pike, one of the original hippies to arrive in Nimbin in the […]
I have one day in the Nelson/Golden Bay area so decide to set myself a challenge of trying to hitchhike from Nelson to Takaka, and then onto Abel Tasman National Park. I learn about how the hippies moved into the Takaka region in the 1970’s, and how even today the area is made up of […]
[p2p type=”slug” value=”australia-travel-and-tour-a-song-for-backpackers” text=”Next – A song for Backpackers”] In Nimbin, the alternative capital of Australia, Mark interviews Michael Balderstone about what makes Nimbin so unique.
[p2p type=”slug” value=”australia-travel-and-tour-gold-coast” text=”Next – Gold Coast”] In Noosa we interview Guru Ian about the joys of living surfside.