Subtitel: Drawing on the rich experience of his own life, best-selling author Paulo Coelho takes us back in time to relive the dreams of a generation that longed for peace and dared to challege the established social order. In Hippie, he tells the story of Paulo, a young, skinny Brazilian man with a goatee and long, flowing hair, who wants to become a writer and sets off on a journey in search of a deeper meaning for his life: first on the famous “Death Train” to Bolivia, then on to Peru, later hitchhikinh through Chile an Argentina. Paulo’s travels take him farther to the famous Dam Square in Amsterdam, filled with young people wearing vibrant clothes, burning incense, and playing nusic, while they discuss sexual liberation and the search for inner truth. There he meets Karla, a Dutch woman in her twenties who has been waiting to find the ideal companion to accompany her on the fobled hippie trail to Nepal. She convinces Paulo to join her on a trip aboard the Magic Bus that travels across Europe and Central Asia to Kathmandu. They embark on the journey in the company og intriguing companions, each of whom has a story to tell. As they travel together, Paulo and Karla explore their relationship; a life-defining love story that awakens them on every level and leads to choices and decisions that will set the course for their lives thereafter.