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THE MAGIC BUS

love busMy dear friend Joey blogged about his most recent purchase, an amazing vintage 60’s Shasta Travel Trailer, which he is currently in the process of restoring. It got me thinking about the 60’s in general and how people were really into trailers, vans and buses, and seemed to love traveling together and taking long trips *no pun intended*) in these party machines! 🙂

Here’s a few pics of some of these psychedelic beauties. I can only imagine the fun travel stories that have emerged over the years and continue to bring people joy today!

Love All Around,
Cara Mia flower power bushippie van jimi hendrixhippie van janis joplinhippie busold hippy buslong hippie bustricked out vwhippie vanAnd here’s a video of rock-n-roll legends “The Who”, singing about wanting a magic bus!

21 replies on “THE MAGIC BUS”

I would love to have one. Driven around by hippies who later became yuppies,unknowingly polluting and damaging the Ozone layer. Now I have to drive a tiny little unfunky thing because I would feel too guilty traveling around in a bus. SIGH-I would love a flower festooned VW! Maybe I’ll get a custom painted mini Cooper.

Gramps has a ‘freaky awesome’ orange bus in top condition. He didn’t seem too keen when I offered to paint it in this style!

I SOOOOOO want one of those!! OMG! I have always been fascinated by the sheer art put into one. Thanks for the post.

I would love to have something cool as these! Actually, I’m really into those classic large cars of the 70’s action movies a la Superfly hehehe

those are really cool vintage trailers! 🙂 i love hippie looks! they are fun, fresh and colorful as always! 🙂

Ohhhh those are so cool! My hubby would go nuts for one of these!
Great photos! Great post! Great song!
xoxoxo
Su

Those pics are amazing I want want want want! It’s like art on wheels! I have added you to my blogroll

ooohhhh i always want to have one!!! Love your post and your Blog too! I gave you an award because of that!
Rock on friend!
Prue

I want to tell you that your blog is one of my favorite. This pst is one of my favorite.

omg….I am super jealous! I have always wanted a VW bus…BUT THESE are unbelievable!!! I want, want, want!

They are sooooo rad. My brother wants a combie for his first car, haha. I wish we could still see the ones you’ve featured about the place but I’ve only ever seen the standard colour ones : xx

OMG!!! You are my girl!! Thank you for doing that!!!!

I loveee the magic ride’s of the hippie era, talk about taking a trip grin)

TooT! TooT! Slap on thoes fantastic platforms I’m waiting outside!!

Luv Ya Babe!!

Joey

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