What should you do if your spouse becomes addicted to the Lord of the Rings movies and swoons at the very mention of Orlando Bloom's name? (Thud. Quick, fetch the smelling salts.) How about taking the advice of a strange apparition that reveals itself in a dream? An apparition that looks remarkably like the director of the movies, Peter Jackson, but not quite remarkably enough to prompt legal action. An apparition that recommends touring New Zealand in an effort to prove that its sheep pastures aren't really filled by frolicking Hobbits. Just sheep and the occasional zorbing local. This is the hilarious tale of such a tour, featuring snow capped mountains and turquoise lakes, flightless birds and flying cattle, bungy jumping grannies and the carrot mafia, strange yellow eyes peering up from a road map and hotel receptionists always desperate to know win you are living.... our road atlas, now customary in any new town, revealed three filming locations within excursion distance of Nelson, ... Abel Tasman National Park covers a piece of headland jutting out between Golden Bay and Tasman Bay to the ... THB and I could have tied the steering wheel in place, placed a brick on the gas pedal and retired to the back seat for ... I doubt the cara#39;s insurers would have been happyanbsp;...
|Title||:||New Zealand with a Hobbit Botherer|
|Publisher||:||Lulu.com - 2005-01-01|