Day Nineteen: OUR Hobbit Hole, Waitomo Caves, Otorohanga

http://harehouse.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/12/Hobbit-OUR-hobbit-hole-300x225.jpg

Yes, that’s right. We stayed in a Hobbit hole for two nights! Not an actual Hobbit Hole in Hobbiton, but one at Woodlyn Park near the Waitomo Caves. The gentleman who created the hotel, which is a series of unique …

Posted in New Zealand | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Day Eighteen: Boxing Day and The Split Off

http://harehouse.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/12/Santa-in-the-hedge-225x300.jpg

What in the heck is the big deal about boxing? I thought you’d never ask. Here in New Zealand (and many other places whose roots can be traced back to Mother England) the day after Christmas is traditionally celebrated as …

Posted in New Zealand | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment