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The ghost of Kuirau.

Taken in Rotorua, New Zealand. Rotorua is well known for its geothermal activity, which causes all the steam. The main park, Kuirau park, has many geothermal pools and a very large pond (see story below). Taken with Sony a7II at 100mm, at f/13, 1/400", and ISO 100. Single exposure, shot into the sun at sunset.

It is Maori legend that the Gods made this lake boil to rid the lake of a Taniwha (monster of some type), which supposedly snatched a girl swimming and dragged her back to his lair. The Gods were so angry, they made the lake boil!

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