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Marine Fountains of Alofaaga Blowholes

The Alofaaga Blowholes, also known as the Taga Blowholes, are a natural feature located in the district of Palauli, south west of Salelologa wharf on the island of Savai’i in Samoa. The entrance to the blowholes is in the village of Taga. In this area, lava flows have created a …

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The Bungalows of Moorea Island

Moorea is a high island in French Polynesia, part of the Society Islands, 17 km northwest of Tahiti.  Moorea means “Yellow Lizard” in Tahitian.  An older name for the island is Aimeho, sometimes spelled Aimeo or Eimeo. Early Western colonists and voyagers also referred to Moorea as York Island. Because …

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Amazing Australia Photography by Yury Prokopenko

Professional photographer Yury Prokopenko from Sydney, Australia creates some incredible examples of long exposure photography. His compositions have mind blowing colors, superb details and surreal elements. Turimetta Beach, Sydney’s Northern Beaches, NSW, Australia Coastal Landscape Great Ocean Road, Victoria, Australia North Narrabeen tidal pool. Northern Beaches, Sydney, Australia Silverton, Outback …

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Beautiful Mount Taranaki

Mount Taranaki, or Mount Egmont, is an active but quiescent stratovolcano in the Taranaki region on the west coast of New Zealand’s North Island. Although the mountain is more commonly referred to as Taranaki, it has two official names under the alternative names policy of the New Zealand Geographic Board. …

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The Lake that Glows in the Dark

Swimming is supposed to give you a healthy glow, but these swimmers weren’t quite sure what was going on when they took a late-night dip and turned a fluorescent shade of blue. “It was like we were playing with radioactive paint,” said photographer Phil Hart who snapped the bizarre sight …