On the second day of their journey, November 3, 2014, the fans of The Hobbit Fan Fellowship visited the home of the Hobbits. Tourism New Zealand wants you to know that you can, too.
Real Middle-earth Diary 2
“Day two in Middle-earth led The Hobbit Fan Fellowship from Rotorua to Hobbiton where a special surprise (or four) were waiting for them!”
Posted online on November 3, 2014.
Air New Zealand supplied their own video of the visit.
The Hobbit Fan Fellowship: Hobbiton
November 3, 2014, posted November 5, 2014.
Here’s another video to entice you to visit.
“Experience the Middle-earth magic of New Zealand’s Hobbiton, one of the filming locations for The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey. Visit Hobbiton now.”
Posted online on December 18, 2012.
That evening, the fans previewed the trailer to The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies, which the rest of the world wouldn’t get to see until three days later. Here it is:
The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies – Official Main Trailer [HD]
Shown November 3, 2014 (New Zealand); Posted online on November 6, 2014.
The Middle-earth Diaries continue in the next post.