Wednesday, May 19, 2010


The Bamboo Palace at twilight...

Miki (from France & Spain) took the Love Bus to Magick River... and found it difficult to leave!

Mamoo the Popper (from Penang) at the kitchen sink with Mitch the Rapper (from Sydney)

The Love Bus has been keeping the kitchen clean, functional and homey

Marissa & Mitch... ah, young love!

Marissa flew all the way from Melbourne to scratch Mitch's itch

Mitch Gittos the effervescent spirit, always ready with a smile and a song

Room for one, two, three or four more... when the vibes are friendly

Feisty Lan Anh (from Vietnam) met Tabitha in Hanoi, grew fond of her kid brother Josh, and ended up at Magick River!

Josh Lee (a wonderfully sensitive guitarist and songwriter) got everyone playing ukuleles

Sunny. helpful Jason... I mean Jsun Snook (cousin of Pippin Took?)

"Just call me The Bear," this big guy (from Quebec) said...

Michael Gray (from England) in Papua New Guinea some weeks after his brief visit to Magick River

Andy, Michael's brother, plays ukulele and mandolin

Anoora took a real shine to Colette (from England), who connected with the Love Bus a year ago...

Oh, oh...

Marissa tries out her new guitar on our veranda...

The beautiful, angel-voiced Marissa...

Anke Lenz (from Germany) followed the Love Bus to Magick River and became part of the growing family...

Estella (from Barcelona, Spain) met Moses in KL and later went north to Penang...

... where she hooked up with an incredibly talented dancer, drummer and bassist named Mamoo (from Penang)

Luisa (from Germany) really likes mamak food...

Luisa's childhood buddy Eva Maier survived a solo journey across Sumatra!

Moses was dancing with delight to see Eva again ;-)

Estella was traveling with Andre (from France), so he ended up with the Love Bus too!

Pierrick played guitar in a teenaged rock band but now prefers the accordion

Shane spent years with the Rainbow Family in India but has been living in Koh Phangan

Shane's vivacious daughter, Ayita, whose mummy is from Kg Pertak!

Avatar Ank (from Turkey) "accidentally" caught the Love Bus and found himself in Loveville

Jens (from Switzerland) plays a British soldier in U-Wei's movie. He's the first person I know to jump in the lake (off the high bridge near the village)!