After all of the other girls had left the dorm, Molly announced that she and her two sisters, Daisy, and Gracie were not going to school, that they were running away.
To know that they were going the right way to Jigalong, the girls found the rabbit-proof fence , it led all the way home.
The younger girls stop to smell the pine needles, and they see the older boys and girls exclaiming about the grass graffiti revealing summer romances, when Molly reminds them that they have more important things to do.
The sisters walk along the bank of the stream for a long time trying to find a place to cross, so they can keep following the rabbit-proof fence.
In another attempt to cross the river they follow some cattle, this again proved unsuccessful.
Finally they found the perfect spot, there was a bridge created by a knocked over tree. after crossing the river they walked north the rest of the way to Jigalog