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This image was captured on a late spring day on the way to Wanaka from Queenstown, we made the obligatory stop at arguably New Zealands most famous pub.  This old hotel found fame from years of winter skiers stopping by for a drink after a hard day on either of the 3 nearby ski fields.

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A: Kawarau River Bungy jump

Por Seungsang Yoo(유승상), 16.4 Km de distância

Kawarau River Bungy jump

B: Roys Peak Wanaka

Por David Rowley, 21.1 Km de distância

Roys Peak is a 1578 metre high mount that overlooks Lake Wanaka on the South Island of New Zealand.

Roys Peak Wanaka

C: Roys Peak

Por Arroz Marisco, 21.1 Km de distância

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Roys Peak

D: Lake Wanaka, New Zealand

Por Arroz Marisco, 21.3 Km de distância

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Lake Wanaka, New Zealand

E: A starry night over Wanaka

Por Keith Stubbs, 22.3 Km de distância

Shot across Roy's Bay towards the township on Wanaka.

A starry night over Wanaka

F: Cromwell Lake Dunstan

Por Seungsang Yoo(유승상), 23.8 Km de distância

Cromwell Lake Dunstan

G: Hospital Flats Wanaka

Por Tomasz Makarewicz, 25.1 Km de distância

Hospital Flats Wanaka

H: Pano4

Por Gautam Atmakuri, 27.4 Km de distância

Pano4

I: Pano3

Por Gautam Atmakuri, 27.5 Km de distância

Pano3

J: Pano2

Por Gautam Atmakuri, 27.6 Km de distância

Pano2

Esta panorâmica foi tirada em New Zealand, Polynesia

Esta é uma visão geral de 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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