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A short message: arrival!

We let Pix off in Cogdobla, carried on to Chamber’s Creek for the night, meeting the Nippies family on the water. The next day we stopped at Kingston on the Murray for a quick icecream and an interview, several hours later we had visited a farm, been given oranges, tomatoes, a Sunday roast at the Moorook club and a load of stories by a lovely fellow who has been living there since well before the 1956 flood. We carried on to Lock 3, a wasp attack, brutal headwinds, maximal sail speed (7.5 kmh = 4 knots) and an exhausted last night with significant rain.

Monday we arrived at Overland Corner, unpacked, loaded and headed back to Adelaide with the only significant injury of three weeks being a knock on the forehead drawing blood while tying the trailer down.

Thank you to all who helped, stopped and said hello, answered questions, raised more questions, offered and gave us lunch, drinks, oars, fruit, tea and most of all a lot of stories that help us to understand more and more of what might be going on in the Riverland.

After three weeks we pulled it all apart and got it on the car and trailer in about 3 hours.

Now we can start to dig into the stories: but first, the parade! And a presentation.

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