|A kiss for good luck
Not even a freak lightning strike and an escaped saltwater crocodile could dampen the spirits at Berry Springs Tavern, 60 kilometres out of Darwin, on Melbourne Cup day.If reincarnation were an option, I think I'd want to be an Aussie. Serious and silly, their tales draw me in.
About 80 people people gathered at the outback pub on Tuesday, to celebrate a horse race 3,700 kilometres away by holding their own version, but with crocodiles and cane toads. The slated turtle race was cancelled after participants allegedly failed a drug test.