SWEET HIPPIE RIDES
Volkswagen Microbus (1942–1971)
Volkswagen Beetle (1950–1965)
Volkswagen Squareback (1962–1973)
Volkswagen Fastback (1962–1973)
Volvo sedan (1950–1965)
GMC/Chevy or Ford pickup (1951–1956)
Retired mail truck, school bus, hearse, ice cream truck, or repair van
Peace symbol pendants
Sage (to cover odor)
Crystal teardrops, strung on leather straps
Stained-glass pendants, strung on ribbons
A lock of your old lady’s hair
PAINT YOUR VEHICLE! CONSIDER…
Breaching whales (not “beaching” whales. That would be a bummer.)
Grateful Dead skeletons and/or bears
Airbrushed likeness of Jimi Hendrix, or yourself, or your old lady
IF YOUR “CAR” IS A BICYCLE
Spray it with paint (pink, green, or zebra stripes).
Add streamers to the handlebars.
Thread wildflowers between the spokes.
Find a small child to ride on your handlebars.
Attach a basket to the front (for carrying produce) and a milk crate to the back (for carrying litters of kittens).
Add a cheerful-sounding horn.
Glue tiny plastic farm animals all over the bumpers.
TYPICAL HIPPIE BUMPER STICKERS
*These may increase chances of getting pulled over.
Sources: Hippie Handbook