The Great River

South of Tongariro National Park, following the Ohakune Mountain Road winding through the forest, I'll soon reach the sizeable town of Ohakune. Ohakune will be a good spot to stop and refresh before heading towards my next location, the River Anduin.   The Great River In Peter Jackson's The Lord of the Rings Trilogy, the …

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The Land of Shadow

The flowing green hills and beautiful fields of The Shire soon give way to the dark lands of Sauron. The next portion of the trip will be taken in two stages. Leaving the beautiful waikato region south towards Taupo. From there, following the east side of the lake entering the scorched landscape of Mt Ngauruhoe …

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