The yellow gravel road to Henty

Celia's diary:
Today we drove to Culcairn. We met dad at the bakery! We walked along a dirt road all the way to Henty. The support vehicle behind us was continuously playing music. We saw lots of spiders. My cousin Abby & I would always walk together. The people with us were: dad, Linda, Daniel, Majid & Timmy the boat as the main walkers. Majid and Phil drove the support cars and friends and family join the walk. We came across some cows and I thought maybe they were attracted to our bright orange vests because they kept following us for about 15 mins until they couldn't go any further.
We ate lunch at a park on the outskirts of Henty and met the 'Henty Man'. We sang songs and decided to go in the car to our next destination. We waited for dad and the walkers to walk to where we were. Then we walked to where we were to stay for the night - Our host Warren owns the Henty Historic Hotel, which is now a B&B. It was old fashiony & awesomely cool! I slept in the same room with my brother Noah, my cousins Abby & Joni, and my Aunty and uncle. My parents slept in another room. For dinner, we went to a shearing shed. It smelled funny and there were heaps of other people there. The walkers told their sad stories and my Uncle Chris and Dad and Phil played some country music. we went back to our old hotel. Meanwhile, Joni (2yrs old) was mucking around with the phone.


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