It’s week 42 of Stevie Wander’s year-long journey on the Hippie Trail from 50-years ago. Our intrepid hippie wanderer has arrived at the ultimate hippie haven destination on the globe—Kathmandu! This is his third week in Nepal. He gets his visa extended by five days twice for a total of 25 days in Nepal. Stevie is reading Alan Watts and listening to Ravi Shankar as he finds himself receptive to learning and absorbing the culture. He enjoys the plentiful drugs as well as another acid trip. Groovy times, dig it! Stevie Wander is pondering the wayward trip back to Western Civilization. The wanderer dreams of staying in Nepal forever. But the reality is that he will soon be leaving Kathmandu. Come hear the exciting stories of this once-in-a-lifetime adventure!
Co-author Steve Reifman celebrates the 50th anniversary of the ultimate hippy trail journey. His adventure, the inspiration for the book Wanderer co-written with F.T. Burke, took him across four continents through 26 countries in 1970-1971. Now, on the Golden Anniversary of his adventure, Steve Reifman – or “Stevie Wander,” as he likes to be called – tells the true tales behind the story.
Join Stevie on a weekly adventure, kicked off on September 30th, 2020. Click on this Playlist link to get introduced and catch up with all the adventurous clips in this Weekly Wanderer series.