Travel Blogs from Nimbin, Australia

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The Nimbin Experience, Nimbin, Australia travel blog

The Nimbin Experience

A travel blog entry by danblank

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... place where you're least likely to remember your day is Nimbin. A couple hours from Byron Bay, Nimbin isn't as many people think the one place in Australia where marijuana has been decriminalized. It's just that people tend to look the other way there ...

DUDE!!!!!!!, Nimbin, Australia travel blog

DUDE!!!!!!!

A travel blog entry by baldtel_on_tour

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So I was in Nimbin. Another place that everyone said that I would love. How I love proving people wrong. This place is alot smaller and actually reminded me of Naqara in Fiji. Seriously. There must have been 1 main high street with about 15 shops ...

The Age of Aquarius, Nimbin, Australia travel blog

The Age of Aquarius

A travel blog entry by rcys

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... to score some weed. I've only been here for a couple days, but it's so much nicer than what I've seen so far in Australia that I might end up being here for awhile. Doug, the owner of the Rainbow Retreat, needed some help with his computers. When I ...

Party Capital of Australia, Nimbin, Surfers Paradise, Australia travel blog

Party Capital of Australia

A travel blog entry by countrybumpkin

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... be happy to drive both there and back. So we drove an hour through the winding roads to Nimbin - the drug capital of Australia. Nimbin is in the centre of an enormous volcanic crater formed thousands of years ago and if you ask Dan he will tell you ...

Back to Surfers Paradise, Queensland, Australia travel blog

Back to Surfers Paradise

A travel blog entry by whereiscliffy

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I chilled out for a few days at Beaches hostel before making my way down to Surfer's to meet Mariah and Rose. Carrie has gone to Brisbane to see her sister and niece. Not sure where Olivia is, no phonecalls, no emails - I'm sure she's having a fab ...

Surfer's Paradise, Queensland, Australia travel blog

Surfer's Paradise

A travel blog entry by whereiscliffy

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... cut out and shipped over and plonked here. It's very "plastic fantastic" and very tacky to be honest - it just doesn't suit Australia. This is a place were you have to be body beautiful (I'm OK there then!, JOKE), wearing plenty of Ripcurl or Billabong ...

Our new home and family, Nimbin, Australia travel blog

Our new home and family

A travel blog entry by vera88

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1 Moant in Nimbin, ...

Nimbin and a Bush walk!, Nimbin, Australia travel blog

Nimbin and a Bush walk!

A travel blog entry by delsanders

... Bay, so in the morning we book ourselves onto a bus to go and visit a famous tiny town nearby called Nimbin. Nimbin is said to be the Amsterdam of Australia. I forget my camera in the room, after spending about 5 mins making sure it was fully charged and ...

Nimbin, Nimbin, Australia travel blog

Nimbin

A travel blog entry by tim.berentsen

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... plaats Nimbin. Nimbin is een heel klein plaatsje wat helemaal niks voorstelt, ten westen van Byron Bay (landinwaarts dus). Nimbin is heel beroemd in Australi''. In Australi'' zijn drugs illegaal. In Nimbin is dit echter allemaal heel onduidelijk. Dit ...

Die Vermarktung der Hippiegemeinde Nimbin, Nimbin, Australia travel blog

Die Vermarktung der Hippiegemeinde Nimbin

A travel blog entry by worldwidewidu

... illegal sind. Es gibt diverse Läden und ein Hippie-Museum." Soweit Wikipedia zu diesem Oertchen, und in der Tat in Nimbin ist ziemlich offensichtlich einiges anders als in anderen Ortschaften hier in Australien, es gibt im Prinzip nur eine Strasse in ...

Nimbin, Nimbin, Australia travel blog

Nimbin

A travel blog entry by richie-ruth

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Nimbin ...

Nimbin and the crazy life of paul rekker, Nimbin, Australia travel blog

Nimbin and the crazy life of paul rekker

A travel blog entry by vicky864

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... ! Let me tell you it was fucking weird!! He was lovely though nice guy, just very 'out there' We headed back to nimbin via a rainforest walk a view of a waterfall and a lookout point over miles and miles of forest which was stunning actually! It was a ...

Byron Bay - Nimbin, Nimbin, Australia travel blog

Byron Bay - Nimbin

A travel blog entry by barbieandken

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Went to Nimbin. 10-18. Later, went for a walk to the beach. This time we had a blanket and some warm clothes, so we laid back and watched the stars till ...

Nimbin, Nimbin, Australia travel blog

Nimbin

A travel blog entry by reinier

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Sometime perhaps a quarter of a century ago this little town had hosted some sort of massive hippie music festival. When the festival was over a good deal of the people visiting decided to stay and continue the revolution of, sex, rock&roll and rolling ...

Tuntable Falls, Nimbin, Australia travel blog

Tuntable Falls

A travel blog entry by tylerv

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I don't know if I slept at all, Max was snoring away so I know he did, but I was worried about the mold.  Megan took us down the road on a ricketty old truck and had us shovel dirt to fix the road.  It was hard, but it took my mind off of ...

Nimbin - Hippy town!, Nimbin, Australia travel blog

Nimbin - Hippy town!

A travel blog entry by rhysandsuzie

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... main road and you get offered cannabis cakes, cookies and bush to smoke... its all so open its crazy! There was a sign outside of the Nimbin meseum that really summed the place up.. it said "Entry: $2 if you can, but if you cant, just go on in ...

Nimbin, Nimbin, Australia travel blog

Nimbin

A travel blog entry by leprefrog

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... from Nimbin! The four of us had to come here! A small town in the mountains from the Rainbow region, Nimbin is like nowhere else in Australia. On the single street of the town, psychedelic shops blossom. You can see loads of people smoking pot and can be ...

One hell of a 'trip', Nimbin, Australia travel blog

One hell of a 'trip'

A travel blog entry by noybeth

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... ." "Nimbin has been described in literature and mainstream media as 'the drug capital of Australia', 'a social experiment' and 'an escapist sub-culture'. Nimbin has become an icon in Australian cultural history with many of the values first introduced ...

Romantic Reunions and Byron Goodbyes, Nimbin/ Cosy Cabin, Australia travel blog

Romantic Reunions and Byron Goodbyes

A travel blog entry by suzy_n_phil

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While H&R popped off to their romantic cosy cabin, P and Q explore the infamous Nimbin and Minion falls. Then back to byron for a final night ...

Blast from the Past, Whian Whian, Australia travel blog

Blast from the Past

A travel blog entry by scootergal

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This is a real short entry - coz it was a real short day... Decided to try and find an old school friend who used to live around these parts - a bit of detective work revealed that she hadn't moved far and we spent a fantastic afternoon swimming in ...

Nimbin, Nimbin, Australia travel blog

Nimbin

A travel blog entry by shaneandsam

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... held the Aquarius Festival, an Aussie version of Woodstock. Many of the festival goers never left, forming hippie communes around the town which still survive. It has a very alternative, moonbeam, feel to it, and it's hard to remember you're in Australia! ...

May 05, 2012, Nimbin, Australia travel blog

May 05, 2012

A travel blog entry by spanglehatsinoz

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Nimbin Hippie Town, Nimbin, Australia travel blog

Nimbin Hippie Town

A travel blog entry by darrenniki

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... It is basically in the middle of nowhere and is famous for launching the Australian Hippie Culture in 1973. The centre of Nimbin is aglow with shop fronts painted in bright, psychedelic designs and the small stores selling health food, incense sticks and ...

Hazy Notes from Nimbin, Nimbin, Australia travel blog

Hazy Notes from Nimbin

A travel blog entry by chattermouth

... bond over Tim Tams and Nimbin, not necessarily in that order. Every conversation either starts this way or it deteriorates to it. Nimbin is indeed notorious. Everyone who tells you the origins of the Shire, not town, tells it just a little differently. ...

Cookies, Nimbin, Australia travel blog

Cookies

A travel blog entry by codownsean

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... grey, old and irish. Nimbin We pull into Nimbin a half hour later.  Now for all you ignorami out there Nimbin is the heart of Australia's counter culture where anything goes.  It's a place inhabited and run and presided over by stoned out ...

The Happy Coach, Nimbin, Australia travel blog

The Happy Coach

A travel blog entry by lucy_and_matt

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Imagine a colourful little town full of pot smoking hippies in bright clothing and dreads and you've pretty much got Nimbin. It's a bit of a strange place and it almost felt like we had stepped in to a time warp. The Happy Coach and its equally happy ...

Nimbin, Nimbin, Australia travel blog

Nimbin

A travel blog entry by aussie_trip

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All you need is love!, Nimbin, Australia travel blog

All you need is love!

A travel blog entry by gemmatthews

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... really was considering the prospect of maybe leaving this backpacking lifestyle and rediscovering myself, if it hadn't been for one thing......... Nimbin almost was perfect, if it hadn't been for the huge evidence of drug culture. On my own, I took ...

May 06, Nimbin, Australia travel blog

May 06

A travel blog entry by jimibaker

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... Sunday of my week in Byron Bay I took a day trip with Nikki and Anna to check out the annual Mardi Grass festival in Nimbin, a tiny village about an hour away. It was this big hippy festival. There was a parade though the main street which had to ...

Hippy time without the pot., Nimbin, Australia travel blog

Hippy time without the pot.

A travel blog entry by natandaidan

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... some UK classics for us guys like Oasis so we could sing along. The next day we returned to Byron Bay after a drive through Nimbin, which was worth a look with shops like 'Bring a Bong' which is the hippy version of designer surf wear 'Billabong' and ...

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