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Overlander.tv - Nimbin, Australia’s Alternative Capital

Nimbin (pop.319)

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 it’s annual Mardi Grass festival which celebrates marijuana use.

Interviewed Neil Pike, one of the original hippies to arrive in Nimbin in the 70’s. Living in the hills surrounded by lush forest, Neil has a great liitle home studio from where he produces music and multimedia artwork

He states that his greatest acheivement was being one of the early activists who helped save the forests around Nimbin from logging. These early actions eventually lead to National Park classification.

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