Enter the Golden Forest

I like to think that, if you could walk through Tolkien’s Lothlorièn, it might look a bit like this. If you think that’s a bit sappy, okay by me—I’m too old to care.

But strictly between you and me, much as I admire Peter Jackson, I was kind of let down by his portrayal of Lorien—too much like The Magic Kingdom by night.

Moreover, according to Tolkien, Lothlorièn means “Dream Flower.” Vindication.

I keep saying “this may be my favorite tulip photo” until I post the next one, but this time, honestly…

Of all the tulip photos, these two may be my favorites.

Second of Two Images

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