Silk Road anonymous marketplace URL
How to get to Silk Road, using Tor
To access Silk road, the use of Tor is required.
Step 1: Install Tor
Download the Tor Browser Bundle. You can just extract the files and run the Tor browser.
Step 2: Go to Silk Road
Using the Tor Browser go to http://silkroadvb5piz3r.onion/. Sign in if you have an account, otherwise make one.
Read the Silk Road wiki for tips and more information. The buyers guide is invaluable.
How to get Bitcoins
Silk Road uses the digital currency Bitcoins.
Step 1: Buying Bitcoins
To buy bitcoins go here for a list of reputable exchangers.
Step 2: Putting Bitcoins into your Silk Road account.
When logged in to Silk Road click on the "account" tab, and there you will see a bitcoin address, looking something like this:
Sending bitcoins to this address will add them to your account.