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Three Sisters, Katoomba, Blue Mountains

Three Sisters, Katoomba, Blue Mountains

Several stories attributed to aboriginal legends account for the entombment of three sisters in stone. In one story, three daughters of Tyawan, leader of the Katoomba tribe that lived above the escarpment became threatened by the Bunyip monster from the valley below. To save them Tyawan temporarily turned them to stone using a magical bone. Now in danger himself he transformed into a lyre bird, but in making his escape lost the magical bone. Without the bone he was powerless to reverse the spells, and to this day the three sisters watch over the valley where Tyawan the lyre bird calls to them while scratching the earth in a never-ending search.

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Vince11-Sep-2007 11:10
A lovely scene with a great legend to it. Very well capture and thanks for the information. Vote.
Enny11-Sep-2007 09:05
beautiful light, mood, view.
akleja11-Sep-2007 08:36
Very nice landscape!
Ali Majdfar11-Sep-2007 08:33
Spectacular scene, excellent. GMV
Barry Moore11-Sep-2007 06:21
A lovely image and thanks for narrative. I'll be visiting Katoomba on saturday and you have inspired me no end. ~V~
Paco López11-Sep-2007 06:06
Very good light and details!!!!!! V!
QUERIDO11-Sep-2007 05:55
Very nice shot,vote
Yvonne11-Sep-2007 05:51
Fabulous shot Brian, looking up at the 3 sisters against that sky! vote
Joanne Kamo11-Sep-2007 03:41
Beautiful image, they do indeed look like 3 sisters, with wonderful composition and I found the information interesting! V
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