Based on true events recounted by a former driver of a Hippie Adventure Bus, this exposé reveals what it’s truly like riding the infamous “Hippie Greyhound,” complete with all the relationships, casual sex, frequent skinny-dipping, and legendary naked dance parties aboard “The Bus with No Seats.” Told in the first person, this astounding story takes the audience on an epic adventure that inspires a sense of wonder in all who partake. Set in America’s national parks and scenic byways, 23 passengers and 2 drivers embark on a journey of personal growth and self-discovery while getting to know one another on an antique bus built in the 50’s. The plot lines and character arcs are woven together artfully like a Harry Potter novel. Contemporary themes of LGBTQ, the Me Too Movement and the continuing mistreatment of Native Americans are woven into an amazing experience like no story ever told.
Chapter 19: The Return of Crazy Horse
In the final Chapter of book 1, Johnny is delivered to Crazy Horse Memorial, the largest sculpture in human history, shading light on the Massacre at Wounded Knee and the continuing injustice going on in the Black Hills.
Chapter 18: Wounded Knee
The Tortoise Bus pays respects at the site of the Wounded Knee Massacre where they meet an Indian man who tells them the story of his relatives who were butchered by the US Seventh Cavalry, eighteen of whom received the Congressional Medal of Honor for their actions that day.
Chapter 17: Mud for Dessert
War breaks out between the tribes in a secret mud hole in South Dakota. Despite how deliciously dirty everyone gets the mud leaves them all feeling as clean as a newborn.
Chapter 16: Champagne for Breakfast
Johnny wakes up the morning after having his great vision, realizing that the buffalo he saw were in fact real, based on the observation of steaming buffalo patties. He looks to Owen Cuny for confirmation, and finds out that others have also had visions on Sheep Mountain Table.
Chapter 15: American Prayer
Johnny Lovebus wakes in the early morning hours to find a passenger asleep among a herd of Buffalo. What he sees next will change him forever.
Chapter 14: Sheep Mountain Table
Despite their illicit reputation, the Indians allow the Green Tortoise to camp on their private land called Cuny Table. It's a wide plateau overlooking the entirety of Badlands National Park. The Lakota have given the peak a special name that translates into "Sheep Mountain Table." For the first and only time ever, with express permission from the landowner, two Green Tortoise busses were ushered up to the top of Sheep Mountain Table and allowed to camp there for the night. What happens there will change Johnny's life forever!