We took the trip Lee has always dreamed of. We went to New Zealand and watched The British and Ireland Lions Rugby team play The New Zealand All Blacks. The Lions is an all star team that gathers the best players and plays a southern hemisphere team every four years. He’s watched it since he was small. It was incredible to see how excited he was. I’m Welsh so I have a good foundation of rugby knowledge. I loved it too.
Don’t get me wrong, I have ALWAYS wanted to go to New Zealand so it was incredibly exciting. We drove (and by ‘we’ , I mean Lee) around the North island in a camper van …but stayed in lots of hotels too 🙂
We had a fantastic time and made some videos along the way:
We went to Hobbiton. I feel it is almost criminal to go to New Zealand and not go to the rolling hills of The Shire. We are massive nerds and we loved every bit of it. It was expensive (about $79 each) so maybe decide how much you love the books/films before you go. It was beautiful there any felt like the Welsh hills of the UK.
Peter Jackson, we apologies for our rendition of your scenes.
Oh , by the way ….we went to New Zealand. More videos to follow. 🙂
So as the astute among you may have noticed, we are already finished with our trip. We are in lovely Australia. I still have a few posts about our trip to come, but I recently finished editing this little video together and couldn’t wait to share it.
So here is just a few of the best parts of our trip: