The Pooncarie locals made us all a delicious breaky and had our lunches set out for everyone to take with us on today’s trip. One thing we have learnt to love about these lunches is the ‘treat’ which is always home made and sweet - probably from a very old recipe.
Pat (S1) decided he would be smart and camp on high ground up near the hall instead of down at the camp grounds along with everyone else. As he woke up on this chilly, chilly morning he was showered with an in ground water sprinkler!!
Jacko bought a raffle ticket number 17 last night from a raffle the locals were running and it come time for the tickets to be drawn. “First raffle goes tooooo ticket 33,” says the Pooncarie local.
Jacko says, “Argh dammit,” and throws his ticket in the fire.
“Second raffle goes toooo ticket 17!”
Col and Kurt (Car 81) were awarded the ‘DumbleBee’ yesterday and had to carry him around all day. Once they got to the Pooncarie Golf Course they placed the Bee in the Tee on the Golf Course and went and enjoyed at beer and some dinner. They came back to find a dog peeing on the bee!!! So that’s that, Col and Kurt were awarded the DumbleBee once again (and were strongly advised to pull over and give it a scrub in the river haha!).
Not a very long day today, it was only 360km. There was still some very twisty, bumpy, wacky Wackos though. All cars and crews enjoyed a good early arrival into Berri this afternoon, with most people arriving in around 2:30pm onwards. It allowed for everyone to get any parts they needed, do a bit of car maintenance, or get a head start on a few drinks! Tonight we are having our ‘Berri Scary Night’ function at the Berri Motel.
If anyone hasn’t realised, it is Friday the 13th today so what can be more fitting then a berri scary night in Berri! It will be berri interesting to see everyone dressed up scary tonight!
Today’s notable happenings:
- The Loveboat, Car 1978, broke a bolt in the rear brakes. They fixed this on the side of the road and made it back into Berri around 6pm
- S2, Danny and Emma Reed got their Prado put on a tow truck and they are currently on their way to Mildura (we will all meet them there Sunday afternoon). The issue was injector failure.