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31 Days of Spook – Devil’s Pool

06 Oct

Squeals!  I have another guest submission today from my Auntie Sharon who lives in Australia.  Oh my friends – this is definitely a scary one.  Will someone hold my hoof please?

An Australian Ghost Story.

Aussies are not known for their timid nature or of being easily scared. When you share your home and garden with flesh eating spiders and snakes that can kill in several minutes one tends to get a bit desensitized to the horror side of life.

However there is a place in Australia that the thought of gives me the creeps. There are signs every where advising people not to swim and even have signs with pictures showing how people could drown if they swim.

Alas some people seem to see the “do not swim” because you will get drowned or eaten as a challenge.

Which brings me to the many mysterious deaths at Devil’s pool. Wouldn’t you think a water hole called Devils Pool with signs everywhere would deter people from swimming there? No! People go there in droves and unfortunately, not every one leaves. There is talk of people drowning there WHO WERE NOT SWIMMING at the time??

This story goes way back to the story of our ancestors before European settlement and it seems Devil’s Pool is haunted by a young native girl called Oolana who lures young men to their death as she tries to find her lost love.

The story may or not be true but the drownings are very true.

Tell me, would you risk it a have a swim on a red hot day in this pool?

 

 

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26 responses to “31 Days of Spook – Devil’s Pool

  1. franhunne4u

    10/06/2015 at 1:14 am

    I would not even go near Australia … because of sniders and spakes … or so …

     
    • Piglove

      10/06/2015 at 9:33 am

      It is a scary place on one hoof but so beautiful on the other hoof my friend. XOXO – Bacon

       
  2. Giovannoni Claudine

    10/06/2015 at 1:24 am

    In the Verzasca Valley (where I live) every year some tourist losses his/her life disregarding the many signs “Do not swim: dangerous waters”…
    There isn’t any Oolona wandering around, but I guess people likes the thrill and excitement to do things which are forbidden… What about “every one is just responsible for his own life?”
    Have a real lovely day :-)claudine

     
    • Piglove

      10/06/2015 at 9:34 am

      Oh that is true. It’s like the forbidden is something that must be overcome by some and challenged. How awful that people still attempt it. XOXO – Bacon

       
  3. janetweightreed10

    10/06/2015 at 2:22 am

    Good one…..and yes there are great mysteries in Australia:)xx

     
    • Piglove

      10/06/2015 at 9:34 am

      Yes there are. It’s a beautiful place for sure. XOXO – Bacon

       
  4. angelswhisper2011

    10/06/2015 at 3:12 am

    I come to hold your hoof, Bacon. I wouldn’t go swimming there…but also not in other pools 😀 Pawkisses 🙂 ❤

     
    • Piglove

      10/06/2015 at 9:35 am

      This is true my friend. Holding your hand now. I don’t swim where I can’t see the bottom. You know being a pig and everything – there are things out to get me. Now that’s a horror story right there! Snorts. XOXO – Bacon

       
  5. gentlestitches

    10/06/2015 at 7:00 am

    I would not let anyone visiting me swim there! No way! 😀

     
    • Piglove

      10/06/2015 at 9:36 am

      It’s such a mysterious pool there. It looks so beautiful and inviting but yet you know the story behind it and you are like NO WAY. XOXO – Bacon

       
  6. katsrus

    10/06/2015 at 8:17 am

    Think I would pass on that spot. Too spooky just hearing the name.
    Sue B

     
    • Piglove

      10/06/2015 at 9:36 am

      I know! Major beware right there in the name itself. XOXO – Bacon

       
  7. evilsquirrel13

    10/06/2015 at 9:28 am

    I feel like throwing a certain possum in there to see how long he lasts…

     
    • Piglove

      10/06/2015 at 9:37 am

      Snorts and rolls with piggy laughter. OMP – no you wouldn’t! Would you? XOXO – Bacon

       
      • evilsquirrel13

        10/06/2015 at 12:29 pm

        Of course I would! Only in the name of science, naturally. Yeah, science!

         
      • Piglove

        10/06/2015 at 12:44 pm

        Okay – science. I hear you – snorts! XOXO – Bacon

         
  8. speedyrabbit

    10/06/2015 at 12:18 pm

    Alas no I wouldn’t swim there but then I don’t like getting wet…hehehe anyway I’ll hold your hoof my friend,xx Speedy

     
    • Piglove

      10/06/2015 at 12:40 pm

      Thank you little buddy! That place is scary! XOXO – Bacon

       
  9. sheilaenglehart

    10/06/2015 at 12:29 pm

    I don’t like to swim in a pool I can see the bottom of, so Nope!

     
  10. Tails Around the Ranch

    10/06/2015 at 3:42 pm

    Like Sam…I’d avoid that water like the plague! 😉

     
    • Piglove

      10/06/2015 at 4:15 pm

      We can all be the group looking at it from afar… really afar. XOXO – Bacon

       
  11. The Canadian Cats

    10/06/2015 at 6:31 pm

    Australia…love hearing about it but we’re staying in North America. Poisionous reptiles an vermin are free to fend for themselves in Australia…we will remain bite free in northern Canada.

    (((Shoko)))

     
    • Piglove

      10/07/2015 at 9:28 am

      Snakes and vermin are scary. Shivers – XOXO – Bacon
      P.S. Do you remember Mr. Ducky you gave me? He is still going strong. Little Man Houdini had him out playing with him this morning 🙂

       
  12. Nylabluesmum

    10/10/2015 at 7:31 pm

    NOT A CHANCE Unccle Bacon…..
    ~~head rubss~~ neffkitty Siddhartha Henry~~

     
    • Piglove

      10/10/2015 at 7:41 pm

      Me either my sweet nefkitty. I would not even dab my hoof in that water. NO WAY. XOXO – Bacon

       

This piggy would love to snort with you :)

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