Pastor stops off at Seymour along the way.March 26, 2014 4:02am
Tri Ngyuen is going from Melbourne to Canberra the hard way.
Instead of about five hours by car, the pastor from Brunswick Baptist Church is taking five weeks towing this boat.
It is a model of the one he and members of his family fled in from Vietnam in 1982, and is a way of saying thank you to his adopted nation for its generosity, which he hopes is extended to other arrivals by boat.
He is being helped along the way by fellow walkers Mohammed, Majid and Linda (pictured) and stayed in Seymour on Friday night.
There was a concert and community dinner at the Seymour Baptist Church to mark his visit.
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Mulwala Thirds full forward Gus McMillan kicked his 100th goal for the season on Saturday.
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