where in the world is Middle Earth?
By: Rachel Kim
Interesting Fact! Did you know that Switzerland does not have any extreme climates, and is mostly all moderate? Switzerland has many beautiful features like the places described in the Hobbit. There are almost places where it is gloomy, or even mysterious. Because of these similarities, Middle Earth exists in Switzerland. so, the novels The Hobbit and The Lord of the rings existed in the Middle Earth, which is in Switzerland.
The features of Switzerland
These are some underground Shires in Switzerland. IT almost looks alike to the hobbit holes in the book, Hobbit. They are real, and there are even some with modern design.
These are the mountains in Switzerland. It almost looks magical, like the misty mountains.
This is the Dark forest in Switzerland. It is so dark, you can barely see the forest. Imagine it at night, you could barely see anything! This forest is like the one Bilbo and the dwarves went through in chapter 8, flies and spiders.
Mythology of Switzerland
This is the dwarf/ gnome that seems to have many of the characteristics of the characters in the Hobbit. As seen in the picture, it has a white beard, and does not really look tall. It lives in tunnels and caves, and uses its big feet to travel down the steep hills of the mountains.
The Misty Mountains
..................Comparing the two
Switzerland's mountain, the Dom