Blue Pool (‘One Shot Wonders’)

This is the place I want to be, right here, right now*, because it’s too hot…

Murrumbidgee River, Boambolo Road, via Yass, New South Wales, Australia

Boambolo blue

It was a beautiful place to come across in the late afternoon, suddenly, unexpectedly.

We had the place all to ourselves – except for the frogs and a sentinel owl.

Every turn in the river was a surprise.

We found a cool blue pool, ringed by pines.

And watched the sun leave its last colour in the sky.


Water, ‘One Shot Wonders’ series

Photo taken 7 October 2013, with Fuji Finepix S2980

* ‘Right Here, Right Now’, from the album “Doubt” by Jesus Jones

Watch for a video of wonders accompanying the song. ‘Right Here Right Now by Jesus Jones Lyrics’, YouTube by shawnNhouston.

[Song: Edwards, Mike. ‘Right Here, Right Now’, 1990, Doubt, Food Records, distributed by SBK Records and via Parlophone, 1991.]

Boambolo Road, a left turn off Wee Jasper Road, out of Yass town (New South Wales, Australia). It leads to a section of the Murrumbidgee River. 

Map of Boambolo, via Yass, NSW

The sign at the river states that no camping or fires are permitted.

‘Boambolo Section of Murrumbidgee River, Boambolo Road’ was listed on the Register of the National Estate in 1995.  []


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