More ideas from Lucie

“ Valinor became more beautiful even than Middle-earth in the Spring of Arda; and it was blessed, for the Deathless dwelt there, and here naught faded nor withered, neither was there any stain upon.

Each of the Valar had their own region of the land where they resided and altered things to their desire.

“ Valinor was encircled by the Pelóri mountains, which were raised by the Valar as a defense against Melkor. Its major city was Valmar, where the Vanyar and the Valar reside.

“ Valinor became more beautiful even than Middle-earth in the Spring of Arda; and it was blessed, for the Deathless dwelt there, and here naught faded nor withered, neither was there any stain upon.

Places in Valinor: The Gardens of Lorien. "Irmo the younger is the master of visions and dreams. In Lórien are his gardens in the land of the Valar, and they are the fairest of all places in the world, filled with many spirits.

“ He [Ulmo] loved not high words and concourse of folk, and in those deep waters moveless and empty he purposed to dwell, leaving the governance of the Great and lesser seas to Ossë and Ónen his.

Even among the radiant flowers of the Tree-lit gardens of Valinor they longed still at times to see the stars; and therefore a gap was made in the great walls of the Pelóri, and there in a deep valley.

Places in Valinor: The Wells of Varda But the light that was spilled from the trees endured long, ere it was taken up into the airs or sank down into the earth; and the dews of Telperion and the rain that fell from Laurelin Varda hoarded in great vats like shining lakes, that were to all the land of the Valar as wells of water and of light.

And this is why Thranduil took to wearing pointy crowns.>>>But I bet his nest-like crown just tempts Legolas more and it's killing him on the inside not to *surprise* put an egg in it.