loading...
Loading ...

Panoramic photo by Asset Imaging Photography EXPERT Taken 14:01, 06/11/2010 - Views loading...

Advertisement

Milltown

The World > Pacific Ocean Islands > Polynesia > New Zealand

  • Like / unlike
  • thumbs up
  • thumbs down

Someone has commented that the pan is in the wrong position. I made this about three years back so an a bit hazy but hope I have done better this time.

Just a "back-country" scene in rural West Coast  region, a good area to have a 4WD just in case the river floods and you have to get out in a hurry!

comments powered by Disqus

Nearby images in New Zealand

map

A: Dorothy Pool

by Asset Imaging Photography, 7.3 km away

Dorothy Pool

B: Lake Kaniere Outlet

by Asset Imaging Photography, 7.6 km away

This is taken just beside the outlet to the lake, going through a weir that regulates the level of th...

Lake Kaniere Outlet

C: Bushgarden

by Asset Imaging Photography, 7.7 km away

Being able to walk through the bush in South Island is very special, with the play of light through t...

Bushgarden

D: Lake Kaniere

by Asset Imaging Photography, 7.9 km away

the first short walk you come to from the south as you drive alongside the lake, this is a easy path ...

Lake Kaniere

E: River Rock

by Asset Imaging Photography, 10.7 km away

A natural focus of interest, from the near rock and running water up to the snow-capped hills. This s...

River Rock

F: Old Woolshed

by Asset Imaging Photography, 16.1 km away

Once a sheep and deer station, the farm now supports a large dairy herd and so the woolshed becomes r...

Old Woolshed

G: Whimsical Woolshed

by Asset Imaging Photography, 16.1 km away

Whimsical Woolshed

H: Rocky Highway

by Asset Imaging Photography, 17.4 km away

This concentrates on the rocks themselves that are constantly being brought down by the force of the ...

Rocky Highway

I: Taramakau River

by Asset Imaging Photography, 18.5 km away

A quiet river, meandering its way downstream.....but wait, the West Coast should never be trusted to ...

Taramakau River

J: Quarry at Inchbonnie

by Asset Imaging Photography, 18.8 km away

A small outcrop of rock, used as a local quarry provides a spectacular view all the way from Lake Bru...

Quarry at Inchbonnie

This panorama was taken in New Zealand, Polynesia

This is an overview of Polynesia

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.

Share this panorama