Moria Gate, Karamea, New Zealand
Share
mail
License license
loading...
Loading ...

Fotografie panoramica de thomashuang Fotografiat 02:39, 30/04/2012 - Views loading...

Advertisement

Moria Gate, Karamea, New Zealand

The World > Pacific Ocean Islands > Polynesia > New Zealand

  • Iti place / nu-ti place
  • thumbs up
  • thumbs down

Moria Gate, near Karamea, located in Kahurangi National Park, is an arch carved by a river over thousands of years. Access from McCallum Mill Road. Oparara Arch is also located nearby.

The complete gallery of New Zealand photos at thomashuang.net

comments powered by Disqus

Imagini apropiate de New Zealand

map

A: Oparara Arches 1

de Asset Imaging Photography, la 2.2 km distanta

Huge arches carved out by weather in limestone country. caves and walks down through caverns complete...

Oparara Arches 1

B: Oparara Arches 2

de Asset Imaging Photography, la 2.3 km distanta

walking into here is like approaching the "womb of the earth"

Oparara Arches 2

C: Oparara Arches 3

de Asset Imaging Photography, la 2.3 km distanta

moving further into the cavern, both openings become evident, and the feeling of being enclosed lesse...

Oparara Arches 3

D: Moriagatearch

de Asset Imaging Photography, la 2.3 km distanta

Driving up to Karamea in the Buller region of West Coast, New Zealand, one could be forgiven for thin...

Moriagatearch

E: Honeycomb Caves

de Asset Imaging Photography, la 2.7 km distanta

A very shaky panorama due to having to hand-hold in almost darkness.

Honeycomb Caves

F: Swing bridge Heaphy Tracks

de Asset Imaging Photography, la 9.2 km distanta

These bridges are not for the faint-hearted! The statement on the post says "only one person at a tim...

Swing bridge Heaphy Tracks

G: Kohaihai River Mouth

de Asset Imaging Photography, la 9.6 km distanta

The end of the road and the start of the Heaphy Track. The car park and DOC station here can be the s...

Kohaihai River Mouth

H: Heaphytrack

de Asset Imaging Photography, la 10.6 km distanta

The Heaphy Track is acknowledged as one of the premier walking tracks in New Zealand, going from Kara...

Heaphytrack

I: Sandy Beach on Heaphy Track

de Asset Imaging Photography, la 10.6 km distanta

if you think that being at the end of a road where the only way north is on foot, that you would be r...

Sandy Beach on Heaphy Track

J: Near Herbert Stream, Wangapeka Track, New Zealand

de Thomas Huang, la 29.5 km distanta

The Wangapeka Track in Kahurangi National Park, New Zealand, an old gold miner's track connecting Gol...

Near Herbert Stream, Wangapeka Track, New Zealand

Aceasta panorama a fost facuta in New Zealand, Polynesia

Aceasta este un ansamblu a 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.

Distribuie aceasta panorama