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The Main Chamber of the Salt Cathedral at Zipaquira

Published about 1 year ago by Arroz Marisco

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One of the main chamber st the underground Salt Cathedral in Zipaquira.I really did struggle with my camera here as the focusing and exposure went haywire.

Sunset over Baylys Beach

Published about 1 year ago by Arroz Marisco

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Reputedly to have one of the longest stretch of unbroken sand of all the beaches on North Island, Baylys beach nevertheless receives far less visitors than the more famous Ninety Mile Beach.

The Only Republic in New Zealand - Whangamomona

Published about 1 year ago by Arroz Marisco

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Declared a self-governing republic in 1989 following a dispute with the local council, this quirky little township has s<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/the-only-republic-in-new-zealand-whangamomona">...(more)</a>

Sunrise at Cape Reinga

Published about 1 year ago by Arroz Marisco

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For some reason I ended up at Cape Reinga again to witness another sunrise.

Clouds Breaking over Karekare

Published about 1 year ago by Arroz Marisco

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Standing on the same sand dune as I did several years ago I took another panorama of the famous Karekare beach again.

Ka Iwi Lake under the Clouds

Published about 1 year ago by Arroz Marisco

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With only a barren sandy shore left, this once pine-covered freshwater lake in the Taharoa region had been denuded so much so that I wasn't sure I was visiting the same place that I did 7 years ago.

The Father of the Forest

Published about 1 year ago by Arroz Marisco

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Te Matua Ngahere, the Father of the Forest is reputed to be the Kauri pine with the largest girth in the whole of New Zealand.

The Golden Sand of Te Henga Beach near Sunset

Published about 1 year ago by Arroz Marisco

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Only with a short time left before I had to rush for a dinner appointment with a friend in Mission Bay, I just managed for a brief pause at this beautiful bay with golden sand.

Yakas Kauri - the 7th Largest Tree in New Zealand

Published about 1 year ago by Arroz Marisco

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Reaching a height of 41.5m and measuring 15m in girth this Kauri pine known as Yakas is reputed to be the 7th largest tree in the whole of New Zealand.

Karekare Beach on a Cloudy Morning

Published about 1 year ago by Arroz Marisco

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This bleak but atmospheric beach holds such a special place in my heart so much so that I end up giving it a call whenever I am in Auckland.  

Cajas National park - a Scottish Moor in Ecuador

Published about 1 year ago by Arroz Marisco

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The wonderful Paramo landscape of El Cajas National Park in Ecuador somehow reminds me of the Scottish moorland  - I su<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/cajas-national-park-a-scottish-moor-in-ecuador">...(more)</a>

The Lighthouse at Cape Reinga

Published about 1 year ago by Arroz Marisco

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This place has seen much improvement in infra-structures since my last visit.

Sunrise over the Lost Kingdom of the People of the Clouds - Kuelap

Published about 1 year ago by Arroz Marisco

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Atop a cliff face overlooking the Utcubamba Valley below, the forgotten fortress of Kuelap occup<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/sunrise-over-the-lost-kingdom-of-the-people-of-the-clouds-kuelap-peru">...(more)</a>

The Lion Rock of Piha Beach

Published about 1 year ago by Arroz Marisco

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When I first visited Piha Beach several years ago I didn't quite see the feline connection but upon approaching this rock from its left side this time round, I could see the justification for it name.

Auckland Skyline from the Ancient Crater of Mt. Eden

Published about 1 year ago by Arroz Marisco

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A trip to the crater of Mt Eden, the highest natural ground amongst all the immediate suburbs of Auckl<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/auckland-skyline-from-the-ancient-crater-of-mt-eden-new-zealand">...(more)</a>

Sunrise over Sofitel

Published about 1 year ago by Arroz Marisco

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A supposedly spectacular sunrise thwarted by an unusual cloudy horizon that didn't even let pass a single ray of twilight.Sofitel with its overwater bungalows are still an awesome sight though.

Moorea Sunset

Published about 1 year ago by Arroz Marisco

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It would have been a spactacular sunset had it not been for the distant clouds that hung over the horizon like a thick veil that smothered all the colours.

The Turquoise Sea of Moorea

Published about 1 year ago by Arroz Marisco

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A timely shade provides much needed reprieve from the swealtering heat on a late afternoon when the usual downpour didn't materialize.

Moorea Beach

Published about 1 year ago by Arroz Marisco

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Never a big fan of sun, sand and sea and above all the intolerable heat I was a bit reluctant to visit Moorea again but gazing across the emerald green s<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/moorea-beach">...(more)</a>

Cook's Bay

Published about 1 year ago by Arroz Marisco

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Stopping enoute to pick up some complimentary gifts I stumbled upon this roadside spot opposite supermarket Pao Pao that commands a good view of both Cook's Bay and the lush and incredibly green forest that surrounds it.