Backpacking in New Zealand: Visiting Palmerston North, The “Fawlty Towers” Suicide Capital of the World?

Seems weird to have a Palmerston North, with no obvious place called Palmerston South. I didn’t even question that, but I did wonder why. (Answer for you below anyway).  And is this really a suicide capital?? John Cleese, once of hit BBC Sitcom Fawlty Towers seems to think so…Palmerston North was once described by Basil Read more about Backpacking in New Zealand: Visiting Palmerston North, The “Fawlty Towers” Suicide Capital of the World?[…]

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