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Wellington, New Zealand

Wellington, New Zealand

By on Jan 7, 2015 in Blog, New Zealand | 0 comments

Our last stop on the North Island was in Wellington, the capital of NZ. This city reminded us of San Fran with houses embedded in the rolling hills and cable cars helping people up and down them. The food was great too! We ended the visit with a screening of the final Hobbit film at the Embassy Theater where it premiered. NZ green lipped mussels – delish! View...

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There and back again…a visit to Hobbiton

There and back again…a visit to Hobbiton

By on Jan 1, 2015 in Blog, New Zealand | 1 comment

We visited Middle-Earth, or so it would seem, at the Hobbiton Movie Set near Matamata in the North Island of New Zealand – situated amongst some of the most picturesque private farmland one could imagine.┬áThe once temporary set used to film the Lord of the Rings trilogy was completely and identically rebuilt for The Hobbit, and so it will remain as part of a...

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