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Grampians – Billimina and Manja shelters

After the excursion to the Dimboola Pink Lake, we came back to the Grampians to spend the night on the Buandik camping area. The campground is just in between two important art shelters of the Jardwadjali. The Billimina (Glenisla Shelter) is just a 15 minute walk away from the campground. The shelter looks like a huge chanterelle when you approach it. The shelter is famous for the many red ochre lines in horizontal rows. The meaning of the bars is not known, but people suggested that events or days have been counted with them. There are also some animal tracks

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Grampians – Gulgurn Manja and Ngamadjidj Shelters

After the Mackenzie Falls, we made our way further west and north and stayed for the night on the Stapylton campground. We arrived in the late afternoon so there was a enough time to visit the Ngamadjidj shelter which is just a 5 minute walk away from the campground. At Ngamadjidj, there are several white figures painted beneath an overhanging rock. Ngamadjidj means white person, however, the meaning of the paintings has been lost due to the effects of the European settlement. After the walk, we pitched our tent and prepared a quick dinner. Right in time to be back

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Melbourne street art: Live action at Hosier Ln

On the way to the Share the Spirit Festival in Melbourne, we came across Hosier Lane, one of the most popular street art spots in the city. As it turned out, several street artists enjoyed the holiday to beautify the alley with a new 25 meter long piece. Among the artists were the Meggs, Rone, Wonder, The Tooth, Sofles, Roach and Numskull. Due to the holiday and the live action, the narrow lane was packed with people. Here are about 30 pictures taken at Hosier Lane with awesome graffiti, posters, stickers, installations, and much more! Picture gallery

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