0 Likes

Rangipo Hydro Power Station
New Zealand

the mist cloaks the bush like a bridal veil, then blocks out the world outside the valley, making you feel that the world consists of a distance between yourself and the station. There is a beauty in the muted colours of the moss, the stones and the white of the water spilling down the face of the dam.

This is also the start of kayaking and river-rafting adventures which should be experienced, not read about.

Copyright: Asset Imaging Photography
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 10000x5000
Taken: 06/01/2011
Uploaded: 06/01/2011
Updated: 30/09/2014
Views:

...


Tags: river; hydro; bush; kayak; raft
comments powered by Disqus

David Rowley
Mount Ngauruhoe Summit
Benedikt Meier
Tongariro
David Rowley
Red Crater (Tongariro National Park)
Benedikt Meier
Tongariro NP
Arroz Marisco
Mount Doon in the Realm of Lord of the Rings
Phill Round
The Pinnacles, Mount Ruapehu, New Zealand
Phill Round
Mt Ruapehu Cafe & Waterfall Chairlift
David Rowley
Mount Ruapehu
Phill Round
Alpine Sports club A-frame Hut based at Mt Ruapehu, New Zealand
Phill Round
Skiing Mt Ruapehu
Asset Imaging Photography
National Army Museum
John Law
Taupo Lake - NZ
Seungsang Yoo(유승상)
Thatluang
Andrea Biffi
Tunnel all'Acquario di Milano
C360.NL - Henri Smeets
Van Gendthallen, Amsterdam
Sergej Esnault
Ancient town Thilā with water reservoir - Yemen
Vil Muhametshin
Juggling with torches
Costas Vassis
Vovousa bridge
Marc Gruber
Bad Rans Abbruch
Marcus Mawby
The Convent Gallery - The Infirmary - Daylesford Victoria
David Outrata
Chata
Seungsang Yoo(유승상)
Prerup
Seungsang Yoo(유승상)
Preahkhan
Assaf Spiegler
Old filling Station, Glenrio, on the Texas/New Mexico state line
Asset Imaging Photography
Fire and Ice
Asset Imaging Photography
Backstepsblur
Asset Imaging Photography
Fox4
Asset Imaging Photography
Te Matau a Pohe Open for boats
Asset Imaging Photography
Okara bridge-Almostthere
Asset Imaging Photography
Pride Parade QueerLesque
Asset Imaging Photography
Wairakei Geothermal Power Station
Asset Imaging Photography
Fox15
Asset Imaging Photography
Fox22
Asset Imaging Photography
Quarry Artspace
Asset Imaging Photography
Pride Parade Dots Float
Asset Imaging Photography
Knuckle Hill
More About 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.