“I thought you had it?”
“Shit. I think i left it in the car.”
We’re here! At Lord of The Rings’s Mordor. We had to battle many an Orc on the path on the way up, as it’s Christmas and they’re all on their summer holidays.
I expected really over-the-top signage and gift shops selling hobbit feet shoes, Gandalf hats and rings-a-plenty, but not a sausage! It actually feels pretty remote and untouched. Glad its not been overdone or commercialised. In fact it’s barely mentioned. ( Maybe secretly I wanted my photo taken in an elf outfit for Xmas? ) ;)
Ps. I tried to climb up to the crater but chickened out a third of the way up, and pegged it back down! Well dodgy underfoot. Cookie and Eric had an awesome adventure though right to the top. Amazing!