Wouldn't it be great to go back in time and catch a ride on the Further Bus with Ken Kesey and The Merry Pranksters?

Ken Kesey was an American author, best known for his novel One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest. "I was too young to be a beatnik, and too old to be a hippie," Kesey said in a 1999 interview with Robert K.

Trips Festival with Allen Ginsberg, Merry Pranksters, Big Brother & The Holding Company, Ken Kesey & The Grateful Dead, Fisherman's Wharf, SF, January 22, 1966

Trips Festival with Allen Ginsberg, Merry Pranksters, Big Brother & The…

Carolyn Garcia, The Acid Test (1967) Carolyn Elizabeth Garcia, also known as…

Carolyn Garcia, The Acid Test - 1967 (Carolyn Elizabeth Garcia, also known as Mountain Girl, is a former Merry Prankster and was the former wife of Jerry Garcia, & Ken Kesey).

In the Merry Pranksters' psychedelic school bus (1967).

ken kesey and the merry pranksters' psychedelic school bus 1967

Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test I was born on 07-22-1968, but in The Haight Ashbury District Ken Kesey was conducting LSD tests.

12 Major Moments From 1968

This bus is not for sale, it's a piece of history (Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test).  Would totally own it though

The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test bus-- acid test graduation

Ken Kesey, Further, and the Merry Prankster had such a simple idea, get a bus, paint it, and travel across the United States. Although, if you have read about the trip, it didn't seem like alot of fun at some times.  It was more of the idea of what they did that has inspired my writing, and shaped my view of impacting culture.

Ken Kesey, Further, and the Merry Prankster had such a simple idea, get a bus…

Author Ken (One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest) Kesey & Rosemary (Timothy's wife, who organized his prison escape through urban terrorists, The Weathermen) Leary, 1970

Photo- Ken Kesey and Rosemary Leary ~ 1970 Reading the I-Ching at the Family Dog in San Francisco

The Further Bus in San Francisco, 1960s

It's hard to think that Ken Kesey's Merry Pranksters trip aboard Further took place back in They carried the Timothy Leary-Richard Alpert LSD message across the country in a legendary mission recorded in Tom Wolfe's "Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test.

"That's what you wanted to write about, about what you didn't know." ~Ken Kesey on Writing

I always struggled with this one. When I was 12 years old and took that creative writing class and the teacher told me this and I've remembered it all my life. I will write what I want to write about.

Ken Kesey #Quote #creative

Ken Kesey "He who walks out of step hears another drum.

One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest by Ken Kesey

One Flew Over the Cukoo's Nest by Ken Kesey

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