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Nimbin, hippie capital of Australia

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Nimbin, officially 352 inhabitants, is located near the east coast of Australia, about 180 kilometers south of Brisbane and 800 north of Sydney. It is located in the small department of Lismore, about 30 kilometers away from Nimbin, which has now acquired a certain notoriety, since there is born Julian Assange, the founder of WikiLeaks.

Mardi Gras nimbin

Here until 1960 have tried to develop, without much success, banana plantations, until in 1973 the university students, they decided to organize the ‘Aquarius Festival’, which was a great success, especially among the hippie community.Read More »Nimbin, hippie capital of Australia