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Queenstown

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A: Queenstown.Lake.Ducks.

Par Andrew Usatyuk, à 40 mètres

Queenstown.Lake.Ducks.

B: Lakeside Queenstown

Par Keith Stubbs, à 600 mètres

Looking across Queenstown Bay, in Lake Wakitipu, from the rocky edge of Queenstown Gardens, in South ...

Lakeside Queenstown

C: Lake View

Par Asset Imaging Photography, à 870 mètres

Just a short walk from the centre of Queenstown is this relaxing view of the lake. A favourite spot f...

Lake View

D: Queenstown New Zealand

Par Adrian Whitcombe, A 1.0 km

Taken from the lower luge cable car, this view of Queenstown in New Zealand also shows The Ledge Bungy.

Queenstown New Zealand

E: The Ledge Bungy at Queenstown, NZ

Par Adrian Whitcombe, A 1.0 km

This view of Queenstown on New Zealands South Island was taken from the path leading doen to The Ledg...

The Ledge Bungy at Queenstown, NZ

F: Queenstown, New Zealand

Par Martin Broomfield, A 1.0 km

View over Queenstown, from the top of the Skyline Gondola. Queenstown is in the south-west of New Zea...

Queenstown, New Zealand

G: Queenstown New Zealand from the Skyline Viewing Platform

Par Adrian Whitcombe, A 1.0 km

This view of Queenstown in New Zealand taking from the Skyline Viewing Platform.

Queenstown New Zealand from the Skyline Viewing Platform

H: Queenstown Skylinegondola

Par Seungsang Yoo(유승상), A 1.1 km

Queenstown Skylinegondola

J: Queenstown Skilift

Par Asset Imaging Photography, A 1.2 km

A superb view of Queenstown and the lake from the top of the lift, there is also more than one walk u...

Queenstown Skilift

Ce panorama é été pris à New Zealand, polynésie

Ceci est un aperçu de polynésie

Forever has always existed.

In the mythology of Oceanic peoples, it's been there along with Darkness and the Sea.

The Earth came from the efforts of Old Spider, who soared over the endless sea and found a giant clam. She opened it and crawled inside, finding a snail there to share the space with her. She set the snail in the west and made it into the Moon to shed some light into the darkness. Together they raised up the top of the clam shell to make the sky, pushing it until it was wide open.

Then they pushed the bottom half of the clam shell in the other direction to make the ground. The earth was called Papa and the sky Ranga. These are the two first beings who created all the flowers, plants, trees and animals on the islands, and fish in the sea.

They celebrated all their open space by making as many beautiful creatures as they could imagine, but they still remained separated by the work of the original Old Spider. Each night, Ranga weeps for his beloved Papa earth, and this is where the morning dew comes from.

Polynesia means "many islands" and when you see these pictures, you will want to visit all of them. To make it simple, the islands sit in a triangle described by connecting Hawaii, New Zealand and Easter Island.

There are over a thousand of these islands of surfer's paradise in the central and south Pacific Ocean. It's stunning. Look at the color of the water here! And the sunset... these speak for themselves. Could you be happy in this little house? How about some reef diving inside a lagoon?

Put this one in full screen and don't come back. Love, 360.

Text by Steve Smith.

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