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A Day Trip To Mount Sunday: Discovering Edoras

Mount Sunday has been on my New Zealand list for a while, and for one reason: it's the site of Edoras, the town of the Rohan people in Lord Of The Rings. So when a couple of German backpackers posted in the New Zealand backpacker Facebook group asking if anyone had any suggestions for going… Continue reading A Day Trip To Mount Sunday: Discovering Edoras

new zealand · oceania

Museums, Views and More Hobbiting Around in Windy Wellington

Wellington would be our final stop on the north island, and we had three main things planned: Te Papa museum, Weta Workshop for more geeking out over Lord Of The Rings, and taking the cable car up to the botanical gardens. A visit to Te Papa is an absolute must on a visit to Wellington… Continue reading Museums, Views and More Hobbiting Around in Windy Wellington

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There And Back Again: A Day Out To Hobbiton

I'm not going to lie. In fact, I'm going to come straight out with it. Hobbiton was #1 on our list of things to do in New Zealand. We are both HUGE Lord Of The Rings fans, and although we won't have time to scout out too many filming locations on this trip, two places… Continue reading There And Back Again: A Day Out To Hobbiton