Old Middle-Earth Discovered?

In Vietnam?!?!


Did you know that Vietnam has tropical lowlands, hills, and densely forested highlands and flat level land that covers about 20 percent of the country? that sounds like middle-earth to me! they also have a famous waterfall that has been said to be there for a long period of time. There have been many rumors stating this was the real middle-earth and the evidence I've found and the picture below has me convinced too. When I leave here I want you to be 100% sold on Veitnam as the new middle-earth.

Argument 1

Can you believe that is Vietnam in the picture below? That looks almost Identical to the middle-earth described in The Hobbit and the picture displayed on page 101. Both of the pictures have multiple mountains and few trees, although the picture in the book is in black and white i know it is green because the trees look like they are evergreens. The picture under the mountainous one may be small but it represents one of the important in Middle-Earth. Old Forest Road, as you can see at the bottom of the picture there is a road, I believe that this is a setting in the award-winning novel.
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Argument 2

In The Hobbit there are lots of mythical creatures including trolls, hobbits, dwarves, elves, wizards, and just about anything you can think of. But in this part of my argument we will be talking about the odd sea creature, gollum and this other unknown sea creature spotted in Vietnam or the old middle earth. I found my information on the huffington post website link in the sources category, please visit the website to learn more about this odd sea creature
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Argument 3

Vietnam has many myths and legends but today we will just focus on one, The Legend of the Lake. Have you ever heard of this legend? If not keep reading and if so do the same, this legend is very similar to one part of The Hobbit. The legend talks about a legendary powerful sword that was given to an empower then a giant turtle obtained it then dove to the bottom of the lake and now stays there. This myth reminds me of Gollum once again but instead of a legendary sword being the object it is the ring of invisibility. This myth is just another great piece of evidence proving that Vietnam is and was Middle-Earth.


I know most people would think that Britain would be the real middle-earth and I can't blame them at all. Although it is a known fact that the author J.R.R. Tolkien was inspired by England while describing middle-earth that doesn't necessarily mean that's where it actually is. But I can assure you that is not the case, the picture below is of Vietnam, not Britain and it looks exactly like the location of Bilbo Baggins' hobbit hole. The area just looks more modernized with the roads and all, but if they weren't there then it would be identical to the scenery of the hobbit hole.

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In conclusion, you may still be pondering about if middle earth is Britain or Vietnam but I can assure you that it is without a doubt Vietnam. I mean how can Veitnam not be middle earth the landscape is practically identical to the place Tolkien instilled in our brains. And with all the factual evidence I brought up to support my claim, no other place would suffice.
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