Snapshot Sunday: Horsing Around in Middle Earth

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Looking for that quintessential Lord of the Rings experience? Try horseback riding near Glenorchy on the South Island. There you can cross braided rivers and canter through the actual locations used in the movies – all with the majestic Misty Mountains as your backdrop.

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Wild Wednesday: Hang Gliding in Queenstown

Located on New Zealand’s South Island, Queenstown is best known for its rugged mountains and wide array of adventure sports. This week we went hang gliding off of Coronet Peak, a spot with stunning views and one heck of a drop. We were in good hands though – our pilot was New Zealand’s National Hang Gliding Champion.