In the bustling era of the 1960s, a cultural revolution was taking place across the globe, shaking the very foundations of society, especially in Europe and the United States.
Sonia B. F. Arias, a teenager living in Costa Rica, during the 60’s era despite her geographical distance, felt an irresistible connection to the world of the hippies.
In her book, titled The Hippies, Sonia weaves together the voices, stories, and legacies of these free-spirited souls, paying homage to their enduring impact on the world.
The Hippies book is not merely a historical account but a love letter to a memorable era, a testament to the power of unity, and a celebration of the human spirit’s unwavering quest for authenticity.
This book invites us to explore the dreams, aspirations, and struggles of a generation that dared to dream differently and forever changed the course of history.
As you embark on this captivating journey through time, allow yourself to be transported to an era of peace, love, and an insatiable hunger for a better world.
Arias’ fascination with the hippie’s movement arose from her deep infatuation with their music, fashion, and unique way of life.
Through the captivating melodies of bands like The Beatles, The Bee Gees, and The Beach Boys, the author discovered a rhythm that resonated within her soul.
These enchanting sounds transported her to a place where love, peace, and freedom reigned supreme.
Although Sonia’s daily life was far removed from the hippies’ culture, she traveled to California to visit her aunt, immersing herself in a realm where the counterculture thrived.
With the ocean breeze caressing her flowered dresses, she strolled through the colorful streets of Venice Beach, witnessing a world brimming with self-expression, experimentation, and boundless creativity.
Join the author of The Hippies book on a pilgrimage through the lives of the hippies, where you will find inspiration, and perhaps, a glimmer of hope for our own turbulent times.
May The Hippies book, be a vessel through which we remember, honor, and embrace the enduring spirit of those who dared to challenge the world and reshape it with love.