Exploring Koorie art shelters

Today we visited three different rock art shelters near and in the Grampians: Bunjil (East of the Grampians), Billimina and Manja on the western slopes. Each had its unique attributes, Bunjil, situated in a rocky outcrop, featured the legendary creator of the world with two dogs, while Billimina included dozens of “tally marks”, possibly recording visits or other events. Nearby were the Jardwadjali Falls. The dominant images at the Manja site were handprints. By then the sun was setting, bringing out the red colours of the rocks.

The western sites had been impacted by bush fires several years ago, but I did love the red sundews with their low white flowers.

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