BEST WESTERN Hygate Motor Lodge
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... of Sam and his screen wife were played by their real children so it was a proper family hobbit home!
We had a great couple of hours with the highlight of the afternoon being a cup of cider and ale and a cheese scone in the Green Dragon Pub!
A very fitting end to the tour.
If you are ever in New Zealand, then this is a really good day out (expensive!) but worth it for hobbit fans everywhere!
... the bridge, the asphalt ends and the road becomes gravel.
“We can't carry on. We’ll have to go back.”
You don’t say “you have to go back” to a real man! We have to go ON!
Having driven on many unsealed roads in Central and South America, I fear the worst. Not to worry though as the surface is so good we don’t even have to reduce our ...
... the land owners to leave the original set there and to make them permanent so they would last for the next 10 years. There are over 30 hobbit holes, the party tree and of course the Green Dragon pub! The tour cost $75, not cheap but it includes a drink in the pub. The tour lasts 2 hours and they give you a lot of insight as to how the hobbit scenes were ...
... there were a lot of ‘muscly guys’;)! At the other hand, I still don’t really get the rules…The only thing that was really obvious is that it’s not a game for ‘*******’ (sorry for my language!). Crazy, they are just bumping into each other like it’s nothing! What a tuff game hej…I already knew, but when you actually see it, it makes more sense! I tried to determine what they so like about it, eventually I stopped myself ...
... this was misconstrued as Mum dancing and I still have not lived it down!
Back into town and Johanna & Georgia wanted to go back to the campsite but the rest of us decided to stay out and check out a few of the local bars. We went to a place on the corner called 'The Depot' , low lights, decking, DJ and a random sandpit not sure why...
Me & Kelly ordered a pint of cider to share but whoever poured the pint into ...