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Yertward Mazamanian (8 March 1924 – 18 October 2010), widely known as "Eight Finger Eddie", was an American hippie of Armenian descent, who was credited with popularizing Goa, India as a tourist destination from the mid-1960s onward. [1]

37 relations: Anjuna, Armenians, Bob Dylan, Boston, Campervan, Casino, Colva, Copenhagen, Cremation, Double bass, Flea market, Freak, General Electric, Goa, Hashish, Hindu, Hippie, Hippie trail, I Ching, India, Iran, Istanbul, Kathmandu, Mexico, Morocco, Mumbai, Nepal, Prohibition of drugs, Sad Eyed Lady of the Lowlands, Scout (Scouting), Southern California, Spain, Tourism, United States, United States Army, World War II, Yoga.


Anjuna is a village in Goa, one of the twelve Brahmin comunidades of Bardez.

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Armenians (հայեր, hayer) are an ethnic group native to the Armenian Highlands.

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Bob Dylan

Bob Dylan (born Robert Allen Zimmerman, May 24, 1941) is an American singer-songwriter, artist and writer.

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Boston (pronounced) is the capital and largest city of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in the United States.

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A campervan (or camper van), sometimes referred to as a camper, or a caravanette, is a self-propelled vehicle that provides both transport and sleeping accommodation.

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In modern English, a casino is a facility which houses and accommodates certain types of gambling activities.

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Colvá is a coastal village in Salcete, south Goa, on the west coast of India.

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Copenhagen (København), historically known as the capital of the Denmark-Norway union, is the capital and most populated city of Denmark, with an urban population of 1,263,698 and a metropolitan population of 1,992,114.

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Cremation is the combustion, vaporization and oxidation of dead bodies to basic chemical compounds, such as gases, ashes and mineral fragments retaining the appearance of dry bone.

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Double bass

The double bass is the largest and lowest-pitched bowed string instrument in the modern symphony orchestra.

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Flea market

A flea market (or swap meet) is a type of bazaar that rents space to people who want to sell or barter merchandise.

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In current usage, the word "freak" is commonly used to refer to a person with something strikingly unusual about their appearance or behaviour.

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General Electric

General Electric (GE) is an American multinational conglomerate corporation incorporated in New York.

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Goa is a state located in the western region of India, it is bounded by the state of Maharashtra to the north, and by Karnataka to the east and south, while the Arabian Sea forms its western coast.

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Hashish, or hash, is a cannabis product composed of compressed or purified preparations of stalked resin glands, called trichomes.

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Hindu has historically referred to geographical, religious or cultural identifier for people indigenous to the Indian subcontinent.

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A hippie (or hippy) is a member of a subculture that was originally a youth movement that started in the United States during the mid-1960s and spread to other countries around the world.

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Hippie trail

The hippie trail (also the overland) is the name given to the overland journey taken by members of the hippie subculture and others from the mid-1960s to the late 1970s between Europe and South Asia, mainly India and Nepal.

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I Ching

The I Ching, also known as the Classic of Changes or Book of Changes in English, is an ancient divination text and the oldest of the Chinese classics.

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India, officially the Republic of India, is a country in South Asia.

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Iran (or; ایران), historically known as Persia, officially the Islamic Republic of Iran, is a country in Western Asia.

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Istanbul (İstanbul), once known as Constantinople, is the most populous city in Turkey, and the country's economic, cultural, and historical center.

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Kathmandu (Nepali pronunciation), (Nenglish: Catmandoo), is the capital and largest municipality of Nepal.

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Mexico (México), officially the United Mexican States (Estados Unidos Mexicanos), is a federal republic in North America.

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Morocco (المغرب; ⵍⵎⴰⵖⵔⵉⴱ or Muṛṛakuc, ⵎⵓⵔⴰⴽⵓⵛ; Maroc), officially the Kingdom of Morocco, is a country in the Maghreb region of North Africa.

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Mumbai (also known as Bombay, the official name until 1995) is the capital city of the Indian state of Maharashtra.

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Nepal (नेपाल), officially the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal, is a landlocked country located in South Asia.

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Prohibition of drugs

The prohibition of drugs through sumptuary legislation or religious law is a common means of attempting to prevent the recreational use of the prohibited drugs.

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Sad Eyed Lady of the Lowlands

"Sad-Eyed Lady of the Lowlands" is a song by Bob Dylan.

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Scout (Scouting)

A Scout (in some countries a Boy Scout, Girl Scout or Pathfinder) is a boy or a girl, usually 11–18 years of age, participating in the worldwide Scouting movement.

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Southern California

Southern California is a geographic and cultural region that generally comprises California's southernmost 10 counties.

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Spain (España), officially the Kingdom of Spain (Reino de España), is a sovereign state located on the Iberian Peninsula in southwestern Europe.

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Tourism is travel for recreation, leisure, religious, family or business purposes, usually for a limited duration.

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United States

The United States of America (USA), commonly referred to as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major territories and various possessions.

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United States Army

The United States Army (USA) is the largest branch of the United States Armed Forces and performs land-based military operations.

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World War II

World War II (WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, though related conflicts began earlier.

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Yoga (Sanskrit) is a physical, mental, and spiritual practice or discipline which originated in India.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yertward_Mazamanian

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