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Moeraki Boulder

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These remarkable boulders strewn on this stretch of Koekohe Beach on the South Island were the result of wave erosion over the years which excavated them from the muddy cliff nearby. Close by the highway, they are easily accessible.

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Immagini nelle vicinanze di New Zealand

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A: Herbert Forest Camping Ground

di Brendan Eager, 13.3 km di distanza

Herbert Forest Camping Ground in the South Island of New Zealand out of Oamaru.

Herbert Forest Camping Ground

B: Otago rail trail

di Stuart Searle, 103.9 km di distanza

The Otago Rail Trail is a 100km disused railway that has been converted into a cycleway. It runs betw...

Otago rail trail

C: ASHBURY PARK

di YUICHI ITO, 113.2 km di distanza

ASHBURY PARK

ASHBURY PARK

D: Clay Cliffs, New Zealand

di Benedikt Meier, 123.1 km di distanza

The Clay Cliff are to find on the way to Lake Tekapo. You have to leave the main road in Omarama. Aft...

Clay Cliffs, New Zealand

E: Lindis Pass Historic Building

di David Rowley, 128.2 km di distanza

Photographer's Notes:The old settlement at Lindis pass is now a Department of Conservation camping ar...

Lindis Pass Historic Building

F: Cromwell Lake Dunstan

di Seungsang Yoo(유승상), 131.9 km di distanza

Cromwell Lake Dunstan

G: Pano1

di Gautam Atmakuri, 135.5 km di distanza

Pano1

H: Pano2

di Gautam Atmakuri, 135.6 km di distanza

Pano2

I: Pano3

di Gautam Atmakuri, 135.6 km di distanza

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J: Pano4

di Gautam Atmakuri, 135.6 km di distanza

Pano4

Questo panorama è stato scattato in New Zealand, Polynesia

Questa è una vista generale di 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.

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