Nestling in the afternoon shade

just upstream of the old Barwon Paper Mill is

Bunyip Pool 

bunyip pool

On a good day it is totally photogenic and welcoming

On a bad day it can be downright scary

 
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The Barwon Bunyip

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Fake News

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The Barwon Bunyip

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The Bulletin, 1896

Drawing of Bunyip 1890
Drawing of Bunyip 1890

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Bunyips and Dinosaurs

Purported Bunyip skull
Purported Bunyip skull

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Drawing of Bunyip 1890

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Fyansford.com welcomes any photos of the Barwon Bunyip.

Please, if you are enjoying a leisurely stroll by the Bunyip pool 

be alert. Have your smartphones ever on hand....

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Back in the 1840s, a bunyip scare struck fear into the Geelong settlement with a focus on the Devil's Pool or Bunyip Hole located in the Barwon River precinct (Buckley Falls).

See: THE BUNYIP  (BY MR. R. C. GUNN) The Port Phillip Patriot and Morning Advertiser, Sat 20 Mar 1847 (Page 2) 

The Barwon Bunyip

Bunyip Pool by Rod Morrison

Bunyip Pool by Rod Morrison

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Google Maps

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The Barwon Bunyip

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A visitor...

While researching this Barwon Bunyip blog series

I was introduced to: 

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We have to savour such moments; truly gifts to enjoy...