More on Flickr 4 and the groups: I searched Afghanistan hippie, and ultimately arrived at http://www.magicbus.info/. My my my -- the memories came cascading back. This site, with its links to similar sites, is addictive; I just wish more photos were posted more often.
For propriety's sake, I should mention that I made the London-Kathmandu trip in 1978 without the aid of herbal stimulants. (No, really.)
(Source for title: "Goldengrove unleaving" is from a poem by Gerard Manley Hopkins. While searching online for it, I discovered a Jill Paton Walsh novel with that title.)
23 Things #4