I had two main goals for hopping over to Kiwi land:
- visit the Hobbiton movie set (where the Lord of the Rings and the Hobbit movies were filmed)
- take in some Maori culture
Both accomplished. Auckland, by the way, is very much a big city with typical big city flair. So I don’t have much to write about it. The people were incredibly nice though, more so than in Sydney. I saw way less brown people but there was no problem with that. People were more interested in approaching me to discuss the American election and how they hoped we would not vote for Donald Trump (Spoiler alert: We did).
Anyway, highlights and video from Auckland, then, as usual, the main photo link far below…
What’s the best drive to travel? To experience culture? Eat? See sights from the movies? Let me know!