Tag: Middle-earth

The Shire to Fornost: A Hobbit Historical Field Trip

Yesterday, I ventured myself to Fornost during one of the historical field trips that the Grand Order organised. Despite the desolate place full of danger things and creatures, we had a great time!

The purpose of the trip was to reach Fornost, the northern city where the free people stood against an ancient evil a thousand years ago. If you want to know more about this place and the role played by the Hobbits in this story, Lina published a very interesting lecture on her blog.

Here some pictures from last night.


The Grand Journey Home – Enedwaith

The Grand Journey Home – Enedwaith

What a journey! It took us so much time and effort, but there actually were hobbits to find at the end of the path. They speak a strange dialect and have beards, like the Dwarves, can you believe that?

They look hospitable and we’re going to spend one last night with them at Maur Tulhau between music and food, of course.

Echad Dunann to Maur Tulhau -Saturday, October 10th

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Quite an adventure! This is something that should be written in our diaries.

The Cold North

The Cold North


I didn’t want to go to Forochel, my last experience there left me with only bad memories of that place and I didn’t want to repeate the quest-die flow again. Fortunately updated gears and my warden skills helped a lot (beware hunters, this region seems not being a good fit if you’re a hobbit) and I actually helped the Lossoth people.

I started my quests in Kauppa-kohta and I managed to not die a single time, a miracle indeed. Then I moved to Pynti-peldot, not my favourite place, but not as bad as I thought it would be. Finally, I reached Zigilgund and I enjoyed my time helping the Dwarves.


I liked so much this place that I was almost sad when I’ve been sent to Sûri-kylä.


Fortunately the travel was safe and smooth and I arrived to the city in the ice, as they call it, safe and sound. The Lossoth are so different from the other Men, they live in strange houses built with ice and fabric and leather, somehow they look like big hobbit holes made up with different materials.

Well, I still have so much to do there that I don’t know when I’ll be able to leave. In the meantime I’ll admire the beautiful landscapes around me. The best part, in my opinion, is the sky.


The Grand Journey Home – The Shire to Enedwaith

The Grand Journey Home – The Shire to Enedwaith

This is what happened when a bunch of hobbits decide to visit their cousins in Gloomglens, Enedwaith. More info about the Grand Journey Home can be found at Lina’s burrow.

Unfortunately I missed the first leg of the journey, but I reached my friends in time for the other ones.

Bree to Ost Guruth – Sunday, September 13th

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Ost Guruth to Rivendell – Saturday, September 19th

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Rivendell to Echad Dunann – Sunday, September 27th

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