Tag = ‘lord-of-the-rings’

McLaren Falls (2)

There are various walking tracks in McLaren Falls Park, so we headed off for a viewing point, before walking down into the valley to see another waterfall. The viewing point was beautiful – the f..

Hobbiton Movie Set

Where do I begin... the attention to detail is incredible, ridiculous even, because so many of the details never made it on screen. But before we get there... on our way we stopped off at Matamata, wh..

Tongariro Alpine Crossing

Our day began at 6am with an actual alarm, to make sure we woke up on time.  We’d packed our bags the night before, so didn’t need to do much before heading off to the shuttle collection point. I..

Weta Cave

The troll outside Weta Round the corner from our place to stay is the Weta Workshop and Weta Cave – if you know much about The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit films, you’ll know that Weta are re..