There are some really beautiful woods just outside Wellington.
I was on a tour visiting some of the sites used in filming the Lord of the Rings movies.
Fans should picture Frodo yelling “Get off the road!”:
or me saying “Ooof! I think I broke something!”:
Mmm. One of the good things about being on the far side of the world is that you don’t have to endure your friends’ pitying looks.
Others won’t have a clue what I’m talking about and should just enjoy the views of Wellington scenery:
Or this fine bust of Arthur Wellesley looking out over the city that bears his name:
This is Weta Workshop, where much of the LOTR magic was created:
And the boat used in King Kong: