The Stuff of Legend

This mural on a wall in Alexandra, Vic reminded me of a record that was once talked about in households across the nation.

“In 1930 Charlie Heard created the longest continuous taxi fare in the world by taking three lady passengers to Darwin and return to Melbourne via Brisbane.”

And considering that most of the roads would have been unsealed, what a journey it must have been.

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