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You can stay in Hobbit homes near Shawnee National Forest in southern Illinois

Eruonen
Valinor


Oct 20, 6:48pm

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You can stay in Hobbit homes near Shawnee National Forest in southern Illinois Can't Post

https://rockycomfortcabins.com/...in-hobbit_house.html

"The Cove was inspired by our own whimsical design and the desire that you will feel immersed in the home of a hobbit. With luxurious simplicity to soothe the mind, what could be better than a hobbit styled, cozy earthen shelter in the Shawnee National Forest?

Guests of The Cove have a secret trail through a short stretch of woods to Blue Sky Vineyard."


Eruonen
Valinor


Oct 20, 6:50pm

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Middle Earth in Southern Illinois - video [In reply to] Can't Post

https://www.youtube.com/...h_5YSO0jtE4&t=3s


grammaboodawg
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Oct 21, 2:10pm

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This looks glorious! [In reply to] Can't Post

If I can't get back to NZ, maybe this would be a close second ;) 8-hr drive as opposed to 20+ hrs of travel... one way!

Thank you for this!! :D



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Eruonen
Valinor


Oct 21, 2:13pm

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Yes, it would be very cool to do - wonderful memories would be made. [In reply to] Can't Post

I imagine you get a lot of guests in character too.


No One in Particular
Lorien


Oct 22, 2:17am

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Never heard of this. [In reply to] Can't Post

And I live about 15 miles from Makanda. No idea how I missed this.

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Have no grief at all
Life exists only for a short while
And time demands an end.
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Eruonen
Valinor


Oct 22, 2:21am

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That is incredible - you will have to stay there and do a report for us. [In reply to] Can't Post

 


Tolkien R.J.J
Rivendell


Nov 1, 1:22am

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Great stuff. Sadly, I am not sure I will ever have reason to go that far west.

I am in fact a Hobbit (in all but size). I like gardens, trees and unmechanized farmlands; I smoke a pipe, and like good plain food (unrefrigerated), but detest French cooking; I like, and even dare to wear in these dull days, ornamental waistcoats. I am fond of mushrooms (out of a field); have a very simple sense of humour (which even my appreciative critics find tiresome); I go to bed late and get up late.
J.R.R Tolkien

 
 

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