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Saturday, October 13, 2007

TAFE SA: Saturday October 13th - DAY 1

The team set out from Regency TAFE at about 9am for Coober Pedy.
The vehicles in the convoy use UHF radios to stay in touch with each other.
The trailer carrying the Solar Car is called “Big Banana” because of its appearance.

We also have “Kelly Camper” - the Heights School trailer with all our camping gear, “Kelly Cooks” with the fold out camper used as a kitchen, plus three other support vehicles.

We reached Coober Pedy at about 7pm after travelling approx. 850 km. The “Kelly Camper” was very slow the first day and got in late keeping everyone waiting to set up their tents!