Wellington city guide

Wellington city guide
Wellington is like a huge theme park. Walking its streets feels like being in Disneyland. There's something magical and inspiring around every corner. After all this is the capital of the country where they filmed the Hobbit and Lord of the Rings movies. And they won't let you forget about it from the moment you set foot in Wellington. The airport is packed with giant statues of characters from the saga. There's an enormous, creepy Gollum in the main hall. You will stumble upon an animated Smaug's head and even Gandalf mounting one of those huge eagles. The level of detail of these sculptures is mind-blowing. All these characters became a reality thanks to the famous Weta Studios. They are the go-to-guys when it comes to modern practical effects and CGI. They do everything from sets to arm...
Wellington city guide

Auckland city guide

Auckland city guide
Some people call Auckland the Little Sydney because of the many similarities between the two. Both are quite large, both have harbors and both were established as English colonies. And like all the English colonies there is a lot of "Victoria" stuff. Victoria Mount, Victoria streets, Victoria monuments; colonial times were times of some major brown-nosing. It was almost a race between whom dedicates most discoveries to the Queen. This case was also quite interesting compared to the other colonies. The Maoris discovered New Zealand in the 14th century and began to settle in tribal communities. Tribes usually don't like other tribes all that much, so they started fighting. They fought with the proverbial sticks and stones until the English came around. "That's a nice boom stick you guys got ...
Auckland city guide
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