May 092015
A Volkswagen Kombi in Koh Samui

Hippie Trail and a restored Volkswagen Kombi Chalo lets us continue our love affair with nostalgia, this time from remembering old scooters let us go the Volkswagen Kombi, that literally carried a whole generation from Europe and beyond all the way to Kathmandu via countries like Turkey, Iran and Afghanistan, crossing into Pakistan and then India. A whole subculture of Hippies developed in isolated pockets like Goa, Manali, Chitral and Kathmandu etc. Not just in Hollywood and Europe there were movies dedicated to the same even in India with Dev Anand and Zeenat Aman playing brother and sister in Hare [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

May 202013
Le Road Trip In A Hippie Volkswagen Kombi

    A Road Trip Around The World In A  Volkswagen Kombi: Following the Hippie Trail Sebastian and Soize are a French couple who were not even born when the Flower Children were painting their Volkswagen Kombis with  floral designs and burning rubber on the roads to the Woodstock in late 60s.  Soon the Volkswagen Combi  ( both spellings are used in different part of world) was the wheel of choice for Nirvana seeking Hippies who made Kombis their home and took it from Cairo to Kathmandu playing music more colorful than the flowers painted on their mobile homes. Dollar deprived economies in Asia like Nepal and India were [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]