We did see 'Last Chance to See' a couple of years back and fell in love with the Kakapo on the spot, but of course, not so much as the Kakapo fell in love with Mark Carwardine
That was a tricky one to explain to Vaguette at the time
There's a third type of parrot in NZ that is much less famous than the other two: the Kaka. IF you want to see those, go to Mount Bruce. It's a lovely place that Melissa recommended to us. Oh, and if you do go there you simply MUST stay here: http://www.thehut.co.nz/
! I know you guys will love it.
We never saw Kiwis in the wild, but at the Hut we heard them calling in the night...
Would love to see the Kaka and of course the Kiwi too...but I do have a recollection of you telling me about staying somewhere where you had to cart all your belongings for miles up hill and down dale along a goat track and fill up the outdoor bath with water you heated indoors...somehow the link you posted reminds me of that conversation. Can't imagine why that would be
Am I right in guessing he was the sort of boss that no one wanted to make angry?