Australia 2 June: Taree, NSW - Bulahdelah, NSW
Birthday of Peace
... with the students performing a traditional dance and “Welcome to Country” ceremony. The purpose of the assembly was to mark International Reconciliation Week.
The Peace Run visit was a feature of a packed program that included Bishop Bill Wright of the Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle. Rob Douglas reported on the occasion for the Manning River Times.
The students have probably the most picturesque campus anywhere, being a stone's throw from the beautiful beach and rocky coastline.
Running on south from Forster, we enjoyed water views on both sides, with the Pacific on our left, and the Lakes stretching into the distance on our right.
The last of the running for the day saw us running into hilly tall timber country and past the road leading to the tallest tree in NSW.
We ended the day with wonderful comfy beds, in Bulahdelah at the Lady Jane Motor Inn ...
The owner's daughter Carol made a 12th birthday wish for peace as we sung her Happy Birthday and she then ran with the team.