Photos

New photos will appear with each new adventure on the tour.

Gallery: 01 - Bus Before Painting 01 - Bus Before Painting [ 9 pics ]
Jan 2004 - The bus before we bought it.
First a British military vehicle used in Germany, then a Christian travelling bus (spot the crucifix)... Make way for the Ananda Marga Bliss Bus! Bring on the paint!
Gallery: 02 - Bus Being Painted 02 - Bus Being Painted [ 10 pics ]
Jun 2004 - The bus being painted and decorated.
Next to come are the colourful logos...
Gallery: 03 - Glastonbury Festival 03 - Glastonbury Festival [ 19 pics ]
23-28 Jun - Glastonbury Festival, UK
Music, meditation, mantra and munchies...
Gallery: 04 - Netherlands Arrival 04 - Netherlands Arrival [ 14 pics ]
28 Jun - Netherlands
Arrival at Eindhoven airport and onwards...
Gallery: 05 - Rotterdam Stories 05 - Rotterdam Stories [ 10 pics ]
29 Jun - Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Following Baba's fieldwalk with a kiirtan procession and sharing stories from 1979...
Gallery: 06 - Elderly Home 06 - Elderly Home [ 6 pics ]
30 Jun - Den Bosch, The Netherlands
Children from the Ananda Marga School (Zonnelicht) in Den Bosch sang songs for residents of the local Senior Citizens' Home, to add a little sunshine to the residents' day.
Gallery: 07 - Refugee Centre 07 - Refugee Centre [ 30 pics ]
30 Jun - Den Bosch, The Netherlands
The Bus Tour's musicians and clowns played with the children of a Refugee Centre. Around 300 people live in the centre, often waiting several years for their refugee status to be confirmed.
Gallery: 08 - Timmern 08 - Timmern [ 24 pics ]
30 Jun - 4 Jul - Timmern, Germany
A spiritual retreat, music rehearsals and performances, painting workshops and a small drama with the local authorities. This is Timmern LFT Training Centre, where Baba gave discourses for 3 days.
Gallery: 09 - The Road To Lyon 09 - The Road To Lyon [ 12 pics ]
4 - 5 Jul
Life on the bus. From Germany to France.
Gallery: 10 - Lyon 10 - Lyon [ 16 pics ]
5 - 7 Jul - Lyon, France
A campsite, a fieldwalk, an encounter with le boys in bleu and a freak hailstorm hurricane. Life is never dull...
Gallery: 11 - The Road To Barcelona 11 - The Road To Barcelona [ 13 pics ]
7 Jul - from Lyon, France to Barcelona, Spain
Drama continues as one of the bus tyres bursts in the dry heat of the day. We wait by a cemetary next to the Autoroute, in the middle of nowhere, drying our tents and clothes and creating songs while the mechanics do their work.
Gallery: 12 - Barcelona Camping 12 - Barcelona Camping [ 4 pics ]
7 - 10 Jul - Barcelona, Spain
A beautiful campsite location, just metres from the beach outside of the city.
Gallery: 13 - Barcelona Gaudi 13 - Barcelona Gaudi [ 16 pics ]
7 - 10 Jul - Barcelona, Spain
Gaudi was an incredible architect and aesthetic genius. His creations - churches, apartments & entire landscaped parks - display natural organic forms and an awe for the touch of the Divine.
Gallery: 14 - Barcelona Music 14 - Barcelona Music [ 8 pics ]
9 Jul - Barcelona, Spain
We gave street performances of songs, yoga postures, giant puppetshows & fire dancing.
Gallery: 15 - The Road To Valencia 15 - The Road To Valencia [ 5 pics ]
10 Jul - from Barcelona to Valencia, Spain
When you're on the road, your vehicle is your ashram and the service stations of Europe your Yoga Centre....
Gallery: 16 - Valencia 16 - Valencia [ 16 pics ]
10 - 13 Jul - Valencia, Spain
An explosive kiirtan arrival, a marriage, a concert, a visit to the monastery and apartment where Baba stayed and meditation on the beach...
Gallery: 17 - The Road To Verona 17 - The Road To Verona [ 12 pics ]
13 Jul - from Valencia, Spain to Verona, Italy
An airport farewell, a swim in Nice and arrival in Mondovi, Italy for kiirtan with the local Margiis...
Gallery: 18 - Verona 18 - Verona [ 21 pics ]
14 - 18 Jul - Verona, Italy
An arts retreat at the Verona Master Unit, songs and dance at a pshychiatric hospital service project, an explosive public concert and a trip to the ancient Arena.
Gallery: 19 - Fiesch 19 - Fiesch [ 29 pics ]
18 - 20 Jul - Fiesch, Switzerland
A beautifully subjective experience, riding to the top of the mountains, and back down again for public kiirtan and clowning in the town of Brig.
Gallery: 20 - Berlin 20 - Berlin [ 16 pics ]
21 - 23 Jul - Berlin, Germany
A visit to the site of the Berlin Wall that Baba had visited. A public performance of songs and kiirtan resulting in spontaneous dance and laughter from the Bus People and passing Berliners.
Gallery: 21 - Poland 21 - Poland [ 16 pics ]
23 - 27 Jul - Ananda Putta Bhumi, Poland
The Ananda Marga Master Unit (farming project) had just hosted an Ecology Festival. We joined for a spiritual retreat, and public kiirtan in nearby Jelenia Gora.
Gallery: 22 - Madhu Karuna 22 - Madhu Karuna [ 16 pics ]
27 Jul - 2 Aug - Madhu Karuna
The annual conference for Ananda Marga in Europe. Workshops, concerts, drama, multimedia, kiirtan and meditation with spiritualists from all around Europe and beyond.
Gallery: 23 - The Bliss Bus Crew 23 - The Bliss Bus Crew [ 41 pics ]
From Argentina to New Zealand, Germany to Japan, the Bliss Bus was home to around 20 different nationalities. Here are the faces of the Blissful Travellers.
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