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3/15/16 2:35 A

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I just joined the Walk to Rivendell challenge. I have traveled about 16 miles in the last 2 days with a combination of walking and biking. I guess that would be more like traveling through Middle Earth by horseback. I've passed the last view of hobbiton.
You have walked 16 miles.
You have passed Last View of Hobbiton.
It is 2 miles to the next landmark.
You have 442 miles to reach Rivendell.

As they began to climb its first slopes they looked back and saw the lamps in Hobbiton far off twinkling in the gentle valley of the Water. Soon it disappeared in the folds of the darkened land, and was followed by Bywater beside its grey pool. When the light of the last farm was far behind, peeping among the trees, Frodo turned and waved a hand in farewell.

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You have walked 1303.71 miles.
You have passed Parth Galen.
It is 10.29 miles to the next landmark.
You have 10.29 miles to reach Parth Galen.

Aragorn led them to the right arm of the River. Here upon its western side under the shadow of Tol Brandir a green lawn ran down to the water from the feet of Amon Hen. Behind it rose the first gentle slopes of the hill clad with trees, and trees marched away westward along the curving shores of the lake. A little spring fell tumbling down and fed the grass.

'Here we will rest tonight,' said Aragorn. `This is the lawn of Parth Galen: a fair place in the summer days of old. Let us hope that no evil has yet come here.'

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You have walked 1298.91 miles.
You have passed Parth Galen.
It is 15.09 miles to the next landmark.
You have 15.09 miles to reach Parth Galen.

Aragorn led them to the right arm of the River. Here upon its western side under the shadow of Tol Brandir a green lawn ran down to the water from the feet of Amon Hen. Behind it rose the first gentle slopes of the hill clad with trees, and trees marched away westward along the curving shores of the lake. A little spring fell tumbling down and fed the grass.

'Here we will rest tonight,' said Aragorn. `This is the lawn of Parth Galen: a fair place in the summer days of old. Let us hope that no evil has yet come here.'

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2/6/16 12:02 P

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You have walked 1292.95 miles.
You have passed Argonath.
It is 1.05 miles to the next landmark.
You have 21.05 miles to reach Parth Galen.

`Behold the Argonath, the Pillars of the Kings! ' cried Aragorn. `We shall pass them soon. Keep the boats in line, and as far apart as you can! Hold the middle of the stream! '

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You have walked 1282.96 miles.
You have passed Argonath.
It is 11.04 miles to the next landmark.
You have 31.04 miles to reach Parth Galen.

`Behold the Argonath, the Pillars of the Kings! ' cried Aragorn. `We shall pass them soon. Keep the boats in line, and as far apart as you can! Hold the middle of the stream! '

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1/22/16 6:51 P

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You have walked 1267.67 miles.
You have passed Sarn Gebir: below the Rapids.
It is 6.33 miles to the next landmark.
You have 46.33 miles to reach Parth Galen.

One by one Boromir and Aragorn carried the boats, while the others toiled and scrambled after them with the baggage. At last all was removed and laid on the portage-way. Then with little further hindrance, save from sprawling briars and many fallen stones, they moved forward all together. Fog still hung in veils upon the crumbling rock-wall, and to their left mist shrouded the River: they could hear it rushing and foaming over the sharp shelves and stony teeth of Sarn Gebir, but they could not see it. Twice they made the journey, before all was brought safe to the southern landing.

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You have walked 1256.2 miles.
You have passed Sarn Gebir: Above the rapids.
It is 5.8 miles to the next landmark.
You have 57.8 miles to reach Parth Galen.

`Hoy there, Aragorn! ' shouted Boromir, as his boat bumped into the leader. `This is madness! We cannot dare the Rapids by night! But no boat can live in Sarn Gebir, be it night or day.'

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You have walked 1234.92 miles.
You have passed Sarn Gebir: Above the rapids.
It is 27.08 miles to the next landmark.
You have 79.08 miles to reach Parth Galen.

`Hoy there, Aragorn! ' shouted Boromir, as his boat bumped into the leader. `This is madness! We cannot dare the Rapids by night! But no boat can live in Sarn Gebir, be it night or day.'

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12/27/15 6:39 P

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You have walked 342 miles.
You are at The Great East Road again.

I am afraid we must go back to the Road here for a while,' said Strider. 'We have now come to the River Hoarwell, that the Elves call Mitheithel. It flows down out of the Ettenmoors, the troll-fells north of Rivendell, and joins the Loudwater away in the South. Some call it the Greyflood after that. It is a great water before it finds the Sea. There is no way over it below its sources in the Ettenmoors, except by the Last Bridge on which the Road crosses.

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You have walked 1225.32 miles.
You have passed The Emyn Muil.
It is 1.68 miles to the next landmark.
You have 88.68 miles to reach Parth Galen.

`Come! ' said Aragorn. `We will venture one more journey by night. We are coming to reaches of the River that I do not know well: for I have never journeyed by water in these parts before, not between here and the rapids of Sarn Gebir. But if I am right in my reckoning, those are still many miles ahead. Still there are dangerous places even before we come there: rocks and stony eyots in the stream. We must keep a sharp watch and not try to paddle swiftly.'

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12/20/15 9:27 A

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You have walked 1220.72 miles.
You have passed The Emyn Muil.
It is 6.28 miles to the next landmark.
You have 93.28 miles to reach Parth Galen.

`Come! ' said Aragorn. `We will venture one more journey by night. We are coming to reaches of the River that I do not know well: for I have never journeyed by water in these parts before, not between here and the rapids of Sarn Gebir. But if I am right in my reckoning, those are still many miles ahead. Still there are dangerous places even before we come there: rocks and stony eyots in the stream. We must keep a sharp watch and not try to paddle swiftly.'

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12/18/15 8:43 P

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You have walked 325 miles.
You have passed South of the Road.
It is 3 miles to the next landmark.
You have 133 miles to reach Rivendell.

It seemed too much to hope that the Riders had already lost their trail again. Perhaps they were waiting to make some ambush in a narrow place?

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You have walked 318 miles.
You have passed South of the Road.
It is 10 miles to the next landmark.
You have 140 miles to reach Rivendell.

It seemed too much to hope that the Riders had already lost their trail again. Perhaps they were waiting to make some ambush in a narrow place?

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You have walked 315 miles.
You have passed South of the Road.
It is 13 miles to the next landmark.
You have 143 miles to reach Rivendell.

It seemed too much to hope that the Riders had already lost their trail again. Perhaps they were waiting to make some ambush in a narrow place?

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You have walked 1211.36 miles.
You have passed The Emyn Muil.
It is 15.64 miles to the next landmark.
You have 102.64 miles to reach Parth Galen.

`Come! ' said Aragorn. `We will venture one more journey by night. We are coming to reaches of the River that I do not know well: for I have never journeyed by water in these parts before, not between here and the rapids of Sarn Gebir. But if I am right in my reckoning, those are still many miles ahead. Still there are dangerous places even before we come there: rocks and stony eyots in the stream. We must keep a sharp watch and not try to paddle swiftly.'

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12/9/15 4:51 P

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You have walked 312.27 miles.
You have passed South of the Road.
It is 1.73 miles to the next landmark.

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You have walked 1207.09 miles.
You have passed The Emyn Muil.
It is 19.91 miles to the next landmark.
You have 106.91 miles to reach Parth Galen.

`Come! ' said Aragorn. `We will venture one more journey by night. We are coming to reaches of the River that I do not know well: for I have never journeyed by water in these parts before, not between here and the rapids of Sarn Gebir. But if I am right in my reckoning, those are still many miles ahead. Still there are dangerous places even before we come there: rocks and stony eyots in the stream. We must keep a sharp watch and not try to paddle swiftly.'

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You have walked 308.27 miles.
You have passed South of the Road.
It is 5.73 miles to the next landmark.

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12/7
You have walked 306.27 miles.
You have passed South of the Road.
It is 7.73 miles to the next landmark.
You have 151.73 miles to reach Rivendell.

Not once did they feel the sense of present evil that had assailed them before the attack in the dell.

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12/6
You have walked 304.27 miles.
You have passed South of the Road.

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You have walked 302.27 miles.
You have passed South of the Road.
It is 11.73 miles to the next landmark.
You have 155.73 miles to reach Rivendell.

Not once did they feel the sense of present evil that had assailed them before the attack in the dell.

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You have walked 297 miles.
You have passed Still south of the Road.
It is 3 miles to the next landmark.
You have 161 miles to reach Rivendell.

They dreaded the dark hours, and kept watch in pairs by night, expecting at any time to see black shapes stalking in the grey night, dimly lit by the cloud-veiled moon; but they saw nothing, and heard no sound but the sigh of withered leaves and grass.

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You have walked 1200.46 miles.
You have passed The Emyn Muil.
It is 26.54 miles to the next landmark.
You have 113.54 miles to reach Parth Galen.

`Come! ' said Aragorn. `We will venture one more journey by night. We are coming to reaches of the River that I do not know well: for I have never journeyed by water in these parts before, not between here and the rapids of Sarn Gebir. But if I am right in my reckoning, those are still many miles ahead. Still there are dangerous places even before we come there: rocks and stony eyots in the stream. We must keep a sharp watch and not try to paddle swiftly.'

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You have walked 295. miles.
You have passed Still south of the Road.
It is 5 miles to the next landmark.
You have 163 miles to reach Rivendell.

They dreaded the dark hours, and kept watch in pairs by night, expecting at any time to see black shapes stalking in the grey night, dimly lit by the cloud-veiled moon; but they saw nothing, and heard no sound but the sigh of withered leaves and grass.

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You have walked 292 miles.
You have passed Still south of the Road.
It is 8 miles to the next landmark.
You have 166 miles to reach Rivendell.

They dreaded the dark hours, and kept watch in pairs by night, expecting at any time to see black shapes stalking in the grey night, dimly lit by the cloud-veiled moon; but they saw nothing, and heard no sound but the sigh of withered leaves and grass.

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You have walked 287.3 miles.
You have passed Still south of the Road.
It is 12.7 miles to the next landmark.
You have 170.7 miles to reach Rivendell.

They dreaded the dark hours, and kept watch in pairs by night, expecting at any time to see black shapes stalking in the grey night, dimly lit by the cloud-veiled moon; but they saw nothing, and heard no sound but the sigh of withered leaves and grass.

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You have walked 285.3 miles.
You have passed Deep in the wild, south of the Great Road.
It is 0.7 miles to the next landmark.
You have 172.7 miles to reach Rivendell.

The land before them sloped away southwards, but it was wild and pathless; bushes and stunted trees grew in dense patches with wide barren spaces in between. The grass was scanty, coarse, and grey; and the leaves in the thickets were faded and falling. It was a cheerless land, and their journey was slow and gloomy.

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11/27
You have walked 283.3 miles.
You have passed Deep in the wild, south of the Great Road.

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11/24
You have walked 281.3 miles.
You have passed Deep in the wild, south of the Great Road.

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You have walked 279.3 miles.
You have passed Deep in the wild, south of the Great Road.
It is 6.7 miles to the next landmark.
You have 178.7 miles to reach Rivendell.

The land before them sloped away southwards, but it was wild and pathless; bushes and stunted trees grew in dense patches with wide barren spaces in between. The grass was scanty, coarse, and grey; and the leaves in the thickets were faded and falling. It was a cheerless land, and their journey was slow and gloomy.

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You have walked 1187.64 miles.
You have passed The Emyn Muil.
It is 39.36 miles to the next landmark.
You have 126.36 miles to reach Parth Galen.

`Come! ' said Aragorn. `We will venture one more journey by night. We are coming to reaches of the River that I do not know well: for I have never journeyed by water in these parts before, not between here and the rapids of Sarn Gebir. But if I am right in my reckoning, those are still many miles ahead. Still there are dangerous places even before we come there: rocks and stony eyots in the stream. We must keep a sharp watch and not try to paddle swiftly.'

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You have walked 275.3 miles.
You have passed Deep in the wild, south of the Great Road.
It is 10.7 miles to the next landmark.
You have 182.7 miles to reach Rivendell.

The land before them sloped away southwards, but it was wild and pathless; bushes and stunted trees grew in dense patches with wide barren spaces in between. The grass was scanty, coarse, and grey; and the leaves in the thickets were faded and falling. It was a cheerless land, and their journey was slow and gloomy.

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You have walked 265 miles.
You have passed Great Road.
It is 7 miles to the next landmark.
You have 193 miles to reach Rivendell.

They made their way slowly and cautiously round the south-western slopes of the hill, and came in a little while to the edge of the Road. There was no sign of the Riders. But even as they were hurrying across they heard far away two cries: a cold voice calling and a cold voice answering. Trembling they sprang forward, and made for the thickets that lay ahead.

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You have walked 1181.51 miles.
You have passed The Emyn Muil.
It is 45.49 miles to the next landmark.
You have 132.49 miles to reach Parth Galen.

`Come! ' said Aragorn. `We will venture one more journey by night. We are coming to reaches of the River that I do not know well: for I have never journeyed by water in these parts before, not between here and the rapids of Sarn Gebir. But if I am right in my reckoning, those are still many miles ahead. Still there are dangerous places even before we come there: rocks and stony eyots in the stream. We must keep a sharp watch and not try to paddle swiftly.'

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You have walked 850.9 miles.
You have passed Lórien Eaves.
It is 2.1 miles to the next landmark.
You have 71.1 miles to reach Caras Galadon.

There lie the woods of Lothlórien! ' said Legolas. `That is the fairest of all the dwellings of my people. There are no trees like the trees of that land. For in the autumn their leaves fall not, but turn to gold. Not till the spring comes and the new green opens do they fall, and then the boughs are laden with yellow flowers; and the floor of the wood is golden, and golden is the roof, and its pillars are of silver, for the bark of the trees is smooth and grey. So still our songs in Mirkwood say. My heart would be glad if I were beneath the eaves of that wood, and it were springtime!'

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You have walked 253.8 miles.
You have passed The Weather Hills.
It is 4.2 miles to the next landmark.
You have 204.2 miles to reach Rivendell.

In the morning they found, for the first time since they had left the Chetwood, a track plain to see. They turned right and followed it southwards. It ran cunningly, taking a line that seemed chosen so as to keep as much hidden as possible from the view, both of the hill-tops above and of the flats to the west. It dived into dells, and hugged steep banks; and where it passed over flatter and more open ground on either side of it there were lines of large boulders and hewn stones that screened the travellers almost like a hedge.

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You have walked 249.5 miles.
You have passed The Weather Hills.

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You have walked 849.7 miles.
You have passed Lórien Eaves.
It is 3.3 miles to the next landmark.
You have 72.3 miles to reach Caras Galadon.

There lie the woods of Lothlórien! ' said Legolas. `That is the fairest of all the dwellings of my people. There are no trees like the trees of that land. For in the autumn their leaves fall not, but turn to gold. Not till the spring comes and the new green opens do they fall, and then the boughs are laden with yellow flowers; and the floor of the wood is golden, and golden is the roof, and its pillars are of silver, for the bark of the trees is smooth and grey. So still our songs in Mirkwood say. My heart would be glad if I were beneath the eaves of that wood, and it were springtime!'

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You have walked 1172.9 miles.
You have passed The Emyn Muil.
It is 54.1 miles to the next landmark.
You have 141.1 miles to reach Parth Galen.

`Come! ' said Aragorn. `We will venture one more journey by night. We are coming to reaches of the River that I do not know well: for I have never journeyed by water in these parts before, not between here and the rapids of Sarn Gebir. But if I am right in my reckoning, those are still many miles ahead. Still there are dangerous places even before we come there: rocks and stony eyots in the stream. We must keep a sharp watch and not try to paddle swiftly.'

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You have walked 844.7 miles.
You have passed Lórien Eaves.
It is 8.3 miles to the next landmark.
You have 77.3 miles to reach Caras Galadon.

There lie the woods of Lothlórien! ' said Legolas. `That is the fairest of all the dwellings of my people. There are no trees like the trees of that land. For in the autumn their leaves fall not, but turn to gold. Not till the spring comes and the new green opens do they fall, and then the boughs are laden with yellow flowers; and the floor of the wood is golden, and golden is the roof, and its pillars are of silver, for the bark of the trees is smooth and grey. So still our songs in Mirkwood say. My heart would be glad if I were beneath the eaves of that wood, and it were springtime!'

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You have walked 1162.21 miles.
You have passed Approaching the Emyn Muil.
It is 9.79 miles to the next landmark.
You have 151.79 miles to reach Parth Galen.

The next day the country on either side began to change rapidly. The banks began to rise and grow stony.

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You have walked 1157.9 miles.
You have passed Approaching the Emyn Muil.
It is 14.1 miles to the next landmark.
You have 156.1 miles to reach Parth Galen.

The next day the country on either side began to change rapidly. The banks began to rise and grow stony.

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You have walked 1150.3 miles.
You have passed Approaching the Emyn Muil.
It is 21.7 miles to the next landmark.
You have 163.7 miles to reach Parth Galen.

The next day the country on either side began to change rapidly. The banks began to rise and grow stony.

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You have walked 200 miles.
You have passed The western edge of the Midgewater Marshes.
It is 1 miles to the next landmark.
You have 258 miles to reach Rivendell.

The ground now became damp, and in places boggy and here and there they came upon pools, and wide stretches of reeds and rushes filled with the warbling of little hidden birds. They had to pick their way carefully to keep both dry-footed and on their proper course. At first they made fan-progress, but as they went on, their passage became slower and more dangerous. The marshes were bewildering and treacherous, and there was no permanent trail even for Rangers to find through their shifting quagmires. The flies began to torment them, and the air was full of clouds of tiny midges that crept up their sleeves and breeches and into their hair.

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You have walked 1144.46 miles.
You have passed Approaching the Emyn Muil.
It is 27.54 miles to the next landmark.
You have 169.54 miles to reach Parth Galen.

The next day the country on either side began to change rapidly. The banks began to rise and grow stony.

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You have walked 196 miles.
You are at The western edge of the Midgewater Marshes.
It is 5 miles to the next landmark.
You have 458 miles to reach Rivendell.

The ground now became damp, and in places boggy and here and there they came upon pools, and wide stretches of reeds and rushes filled with the warbling of little hidden birds. They had to pick their way carefully to keep both dry-footed and on their proper course. At first they made fan-progress, but as they went on, their passage became slower and more dangerous. The marshes were bewildering and treacherous, and there was no permanent trail even for Rangers to find through their shifting quagmires. The flies began to torment them, and the air was full of clouds of tiny midges that crept up their sleeves and breeches and into their hair.

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You have walked 1136.43 miles.
You have passed Approaching the Emyn Muil.
It is 35.57 miles to the next landmark.
You have 177.57 miles to reach Parth Galen.

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You have walked 191.5 miles.
You have passed The eastern edge of Chetwood Forest.
It is 4.5 miles to the next landmark.
You have 266.5 miles to reach Rivendell.

The next day they began to steer a steady course eastwards; and still all was quiet and peaceful. On the third day out from Bree they came out of the Chetwood. The land had been falling steadily, ever since they turned aside from the Road, and they now entered a wide flat expanse of country, much more difficult to manage. They were far beyond the borders of the Bree-land, out in the pathless wilderness, and drawing near to the Midge-water Marshes

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462 miles: Set out with the Fellowship from Rivendell to Lothlorien.

As you leave and start the journey to Lothlorien, you can help but wonder if you are doing the right things. You know in your heart that you are.

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You have walked 187.5 miles.
You have passed The eastern edge of Chetwood Forest.
It is 8.5 miles to the next landmark.
You have 270.5 miles to reach Rivendell.

The next day they began to steer a steady course eastwards; and still all was quiet and peaceful. On the third day out from Bree they came out of the Chetwood. The land had been falling steadily, ever since they turned aside from the Road, and they now entered a wide flat expanse of country, much more difficult to manage. They were far beyond the borders of the Bree-land, out in the pathless wilderness, and drawing near to the Midge-water Marshes.

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You have walked 842.4 miles.
You have passed Lórien Eaves.
It is 10.6 miles to the next landmark.
You have 79.6 miles to reach Caras Galadon.

There lie the woods of Lothlórien! ' said Legolas. `That is the fairest of all the dwellings of my people. There are no trees like the trees of that land. For in the autumn their leaves fall not, but turn to gold. Not till the spring comes and the new green opens do they fall, and then the boughs are laden with yellow flowers; and the floor of the wood is golden, and golden is the roof, and its pillars are of silver, for the bark of the trees is smooth and grey. So still our songs in Mirkwood say. My heart would be glad if I were beneath the eaves of that wood, and it were springtime!'

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You have walked 1129.91 miles.
You have passed Approaching the Emyn Muil.
It is 42.09 miles to the next landmark.
You have 184.09 miles to reach Parth Galen.

The next day the country on either side began to change rapidly. The banks began to rise and grow stony.

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You have walked 178 miles.
You have passed Abandoned robbers den.
It is 2 miles to the next landmark.
You have 280 miles to reach Rivendell.

And now they're gone for robbers and live outside, hiding in the woods beyond Archet, and out in the wilds north-away. It's like a bit of the bad old times tales tell of, I say. It isn't safe on the road and nobody goes far, and folk lock up early. We have to keep watchers all round the fence and put a lot of men on the gates at nights.

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You have walked 837.7 miles.
You have passed Lórien Eaves.
It is 15.3 miles to the next landmark.
You have 84.3 miles to reach Caras Galadon.

There lie the woods of Lothlórien! ' said Legolas. `That is the fairest of all the dwellings of my people. There are no trees like the trees of that land. For in the autumn their leaves fall not, but turn to gold. Not till the spring comes and the new green opens do they fall, and then the boughs are laden with yellow flowers; and the floor of the wood is golden, and golden is the roof, and its pillars are of silver, for the bark of the trees is smooth and grey. So still our songs in Mirkwood say. My heart would be glad if I were beneath the eaves of that wood, and it were springtime!'

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You have walked 174 miles.
You have passed Abandoned robbers den.
It is 6 miles to the next landmark.
You have 284 miles to reach Rivendell.

And now they're gone for robbers and live outside, hiding in the woods beyond Archet, and out in the wilds north-away. It's like a bit of the bad old times tales tell of, I say. It isn't safe on the road and nobody goes far, and folk lock up early. We have to keep watchers all round the fence and put a lot of men on the gates at nights.

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You have walked 833.4 miles.
You have passed The Bridge of Khazad-dűm.
It is 0.6 miles to the next landmark.
You have 88.6 miles to reach Caras Galadon.

'Over the bridge!' cried Gandalf, recalling his strength. `Fly! This is a foe beyond any of you. I must hold the narrow way. Fly! ' Aragorn and Boromir did not heed the command, but still held their ground, side by side, behind Gandalf at the far end of the bridge. The others halted just within the doorway at the hall's end, and turned, unable to leave their leader to face the enemy alone.

The Balrog reached the bridge. Gandalf stood in the middle of the span, leaning on the staff in his left hand, but in his other hand Glamdring gleamed, cold and white. His enemy halted again, facing him, and the shadow about it reached out like two vast wings. It raised the whip, and the thongs whined and cracked. Fire came from its nostrils. But Gandalf stood firm.

`You cannot pass,' he said. The orcs stood still, and a dead silence fell. `I am a servant of the Secret Fire, wielder of the flame of Anor. You cannot pass. The dark fire will not avail you, flame of Udűn. Go back to the Shadow! You cannot pass.'

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You have walked 828.7 miles.
You have passed The Chamber of Mazarbul.
It is 1.3 miles to the next landmark.
You have 93.3 miles to reach Caras Galadon.

Their feet disturbed a deep dust upon the floor, and stumbled among things lying in the doorway whose shapes they could not at first make out. The chamber was lit by a wide shaft high in the further eastern wall; it slanted upwards and, far above, a small square patch of blue sky could be seen. The light of the shaft fell directly on a table in the middle of the room: a single oblong block, about two feet high, upon which was laid a great slab of white stone.

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You have walked 170 miles.
You have passed Chetwood Forest.


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You have walked 823.6 miles.
You have passed The Chamber of Mazarbul.
It is 6.4 miles to the next landmark.
You have 98.4 miles to reach Caras Galadon.

Their feet disturbed a deep dust upon the floor, and stumbled among things lying in the doorway whose shapes they could not at first make out. The chamber was lit by a wide shaft high in the further eastern wall; it slanted upwards and, far above, a small square patch of blue sky could be seen. The light of the shaft fell directly on a table in the middle of the room: a single oblong block, about two feet high, upon which was laid a great slab of white stone.

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You have walked 1120.14 miles.
You have passed Approaching the Emyn Muil.
It is 51.86 miles to the next landmark.
You have 193.86 miles to reach Parth Galen.

The next day the country on either side began to change rapidly. The banks began to rise and grow stony.

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10/16
You have walked 166 miles.
You have passed Chetwood Forest.
It is 6 miles to the next landmark.
You have 292 miles to reach Rivendell.

Whether because of Strider's skill or for some other reason, they saw no sign and heard no sound of any other living thing all that day: neither two-footed, except birds; nor four-footed, except one fox and a few squirrels.

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10/15
You have walked 162 miles.
You have passed Bree.



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You have walked 818.6 miles.
You have passed The Chamber of Mazarbul.
It is 11.4 miles to the next landmark.
You have 103.4 miles to reach Caras Galadon.

Their feet disturbed a deep dust upon the floor, and stumbled among things lying in the doorway whose shapes they could not at first make out. The chamber was lit by a wide shaft high in the further eastern wall; it slanted upwards and, far above, a small square patch of blue sky could be seen. The light of the shaft fell directly on a table in the middle of the room: a single oblong block, about two feet high, upon which was laid a great slab of white stone.

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You have walked 158 miles.
You have passed Bree.

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You have walked 814.1 miles.
You have passed Three Passages.
It is 0.9 miles to the next landmark.
You have 107.9 miles to reach Caras Galadon.

'I have no memory of this place at all! ' said Gandalf, standing uncertainly under the arch. He held up his staff in the hope of finding some marks or inscription that might help his choice; but nothing of the kind was to be seen. `I am too weary to decide,' he said, shaking his head. `And I expect that you are all as weary as I am, or wearier. We had better halt here for what is left of the night. You know what I mean! In here it is ever dark; but outside the late Moon is riding westward and the middle-night has passed.'

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You have walked 1113.51 miles.
You have passed The South Undeep.
It is 3.49 miles to the next landmark.
You have 200.49 miles to reach Parth Galen.

Soon the River broadened and grew more shallow; long stony beaches lay upon the east, and there were gravel-shoals in the water, so that careful steering was needed.

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You have walked 154 miles.
You have passed Bree.
It is 10 miles to the next landmark.
You have 304 miles to reach Rivendell.

Bree was the chief village of the Bree-land, a small inhabited region, like an island in the empty lands round about. Besides Bree itself, there was Staddle on the other side of the hill, Combe in a deep valley a little further eastward, and Archet on the edge of the Chetwood. Lying round Bree-hill and the villages was a small country of fields and tamed woodland only a few miles broad.

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You have walked 812.4 miles.
You have passed Three Passages.
It is 2.6 miles to the next landmark.
You have 109.6 miles to reach Caras Galadon.

'I have no memory of this place at all! ' said Gandalf, standing uncertainly under the arch. He held up his staff in the hope of finding some marks or inscription that might help his choice; but nothing of the kind was to be seen. `I am too weary to decide,' he said, shaking his head. `And I expect that you are all as weary as I am, or wearier. We had better halt here for what is left of the night. You know what I mean! In here it is ever dark; but outside the late Moon is riding westward and the middle-night has passed.'

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10/12
You have walked 148 miles.
You have passed The Great East Road west of Bree.
It is 4 miles to the next landmark.
You have 310 miles to reach Rivendell.

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You have walked 144 miles.
You are at The Great East Road west of Bree.
It is 8 miles to the next landmark.
You have 458 miles to reach Rivendell.

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You have walked 804.8 miles.
You have passed Three Passages.
It is 10.2 miles to the next landmark.
You have 117.2 miles to reach Caras Galadon.

'I have no memory of this place at all! ' said Gandalf, standing uncertainly under the arch. He held up his staff in the hope of finding some marks or inscription that might help his choice; but nothing of the kind was to be seen. `I am too weary to decide,' he said, shaking his head. `And I expect that you are all as weary as I am, or wearier. We had better halt here for what is left of the night. You know what I mean! In here it is ever dark; but outside the late Moon is riding westward and the middle-night has passed.'

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You have walked 139.5 miles.
You have passed The Barrow-Downs.
It is 4.5 miles to the next landmark.
You have 318.5 miles to reach Rivendell.

They heard of the Great Barrows, and the green mounds, and the stone-rings upon the hills and in the hollows among the hills. Sheep were bleating in flocks. Green walls and white walls rose. There were fortresses on the heights. Kings of little kingdoms fought together, and the young Sun shone like fire on the red metal of their new and greedy swords. There was victory and defeat; and towers fell, fortresses were burned, and flames went up into the sky. Gold was piled on the biers of dead kings and queens; and mounds covered them, and the stone doors were shut; and the grass grew over all. Sheep walked for a while biting the grass, but soon the hills were empty again. A shadow came out of dark places far away, and the bones were stirred in the mounds. Barrow-wights walked in the hollow places with a clink of rings on cold fingers, and gold chains in the wind.' Stone rings grinned out of the ground like broken teeth in the moonlight.

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You have walked 133.5 miles.
You have passed The Barrow-Downs.
It is 10.5 miles to the next landmark.
You have 324.5 miles to reach Rivendell.

They heard of the Great Barrows, and the green mounds, and the stone-rings upon the hills and in the hollows among the hills. Sheep were bleating in flocks. Green walls and white walls rose. There were fortresses on the heights. Kings of little kingdoms fought together, and the young Sun shone like fire on the red metal of their new and greedy swords. There was victory and defeat; and towers fell, fortresses were burned, and flames went up into the sky. Gold was piled on the biers of dead kings and queens; and mounds covered them, and the stone doors were shut; and the grass grew over all. Sheep walked for a while biting the grass, but soon the hills were empty again. A shadow came out of dark places far away, and the bones were stirred in the mounds. Barrow-wights walked in the hollow places with a clink of rings on cold fingers, and gold chains in the wind.' Stone rings grinned out of the ground like broken teeth in the moonlight.

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You have walked 1105.07 miles.
You have passed The South Undeep.
It is 11.93 miles to the next landmark.
You have 208.93 miles to reach Parth Galen.

Soon the River broadened and grew more shallow; long stony beaches lay upon the east, and there were gravel-shoals in the water, so that careful steering was needed.

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10/8
You have walked 129.5 miles.
You have passed The House of Tom Bombadil.
It is 2.5 miles to the next landmark.
You have 328.5 miles to reach Rivendell.

The grass under their feet was smooth and short, as if it had been mown or shaven. The eaves of the Forest behind were clipped, and trim as a hedge. The path was now plain before them, well-tended and bordered with stone. It wound up on to the top of a grassy knoll, now grey under the pale starry night; and there, still high above them on a further slope, they saw the twinkling lights of a house. Down again the path went, and then up again, up a long smooth hillside of turf, towards the light. Suddenly a wide yellow beam flowed out brightly from a door that was opened. There was Tom Bombadil's house before them, up, down, under hill. Behind it a steep shoulder of the land lay grey and bare, and beyond that the dark shapes of the Barrow-downs stalked away into the eastern night.

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10/7
You have walked 125.5 miles.
You have passed The House of Tom Bombadil.
It is 6.5 miles to the next landmark.
You have 332.5 miles to reach Rivendell.

The grass under their feet was smooth and short, as if it had been mown or shaven. The eaves of the Forest behind were clipped, and trim as a hedge. The path was now plain before them, well-tended and bordered with stone. It wound up on to the top of a grassy knoll, now grey under the pale starry night; and there, still high above them on a further slope, they saw the twinkling lights of a house. Down again the path went, and then up again, up a long smooth hillside of turf, towards the light. Suddenly a wide yellow beam flowed out brightly from a door that was opened. There was Tom Bombadil's house before them, up, down, under hill. Behind it a steep shoulder of the land lay grey and bare, and beyond that the dark shapes of the Barrow-downs stalked away into the eastern night.

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You have walked 800.7 miles.
You have passed Three Passages.
It is 14.3 miles to the next landmark.
You have 121.3 miles to reach Caras Galadon.

'I have no memory of this place at all! ' said Gandalf, standing uncertainly under the arch. He held up his staff in the hope of finding some marks or inscription that might help his choice; but nothing of the kind was to be seen. `I am too weary to decide,' he said, shaking his head. `And I expect that you are all as weary as I am, or wearier. We had better halt here for what is left of the night. You know what I mean! In here it is ever dark; but outside the late Moon is riding westward and the middle-night has passed.'

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You have walked 1094.88 miles.
You have passed The South Undeep.
It is 22.12 miles to the next landmark.
You have 219.12 miles to reach Parth Galen.

Soon the River broadened and grew more shallow; long stony beaches lay upon the east, and there were gravel-shoals in the water, so that careful steering was needed.

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You have walked 121 miles.
You have passed The House of Tom Bombadil.
It is 11 miles to the next landmark.
You have 337 miles to reach Rivendell.

The grass under their feet was smooth and short, as if it had been mown or shaven. The eaves of the Forest behind were clipped, and trim as a hedge. The path was now plain before them, well-tended and bordered with stone. It wound up on to the top of a grassy knoll, now grey under the pale starry night; and there, still high above them on a further slope, they saw the twinkling lights of a house. Down again the path went, and then up again, up a long smooth hillside of turf, towards the light. Suddenly a wide yellow beam flowed out brightly from a door that was opened. There was Tom Bombadil's house before them, up, down, under hill. Behind it a steep shoulder of the land lay grey and bare, and beyond that the dark shapes of the Barrow-downs stalked away into the eastern night.

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You have walked 796.6 miles.
You have passed Three Passages.
It is 18.4 miles to the next landmark.
You have 125.4 miles to reach Caras Galadon.

'I have no memory of this place at all! ' said Gandalf, standing uncertainly under the arch. He held up his staff in the hope of finding some marks or inscription that might help his choice; but nothing of the kind was to be seen. `I am too weary to decide,' he said, shaking his head. `And I expect that you are all as weary as I am, or wearier. We had better halt here for what is left of the night. You know what I mean! In here it is ever dark; but outside the late Moon is riding westward and the middle-night has passed.'

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You have walked 1089.57 miles.
You have passed The South Undeep.
It is 27.43 miles to the next landmark.
You have 224.43 miles to reach Parth Galen.

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10/2
You have walked 118 miles.
You have passed The House of Tom Bombadil.
It is 14 miles to the next landmark.
You have 340 miles to reach Rivendell.

The grass under their feet was smooth and short, as if it had been mown or shaven. The eaves of the Forest behind were clipped, and trim as a hedge. The path was now plain before them, well-tended and bordered with stone. It wound up on to the top of a grassy knoll, now grey under the pale starry night; and there, still high above them on a further slope, they saw the twinkling lights of a house. Down again the path went, and then up again, up a long smooth hillside of turf, towards the light. Suddenly a wide yellow beam flowed out brightly from a door that was opened. There was Tom Bombadil's house before them, up, down, under hill. Behind it a steep shoulder of the land lay grey and bare, and beyond that the dark shapes of the Barrow-downs stalked away into the eastern night.

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You have walked 775 miles.
You are at The West Door of Moria.
It is 20 miles to the next landmark.
You have 922 miles to reach Caras Galadon.

The Moon now shone upon the grey face of the rock; but they could see nothing else for a while. Then slowly on the surface, where the wizard's hands had passed, faint lines appeared, like slender veins of silver running in the stone. At first they were no more than pale gossamer-threads, so fine that they only twinkled fitfully where the Moon caught them, but steadily they grew broader and clearer, until their design could be guessed.

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You have walked 1077.46 miles.
You have passed The South Undeep.
It is 39.54 miles to the next landmark.
You have 236.54 miles to reach Parth Galen.

Soon the River broadened and grew more shallow; long stony beaches lay upon the east, and there were gravel-shoals in the water, so that careful steering was needed.

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You have walked 112 miles.
You have passed Old Man Willow.
It is 3 miles to the next landmark.
You have 346 miles to reach Rivendell.

After stumbling along for some way along the stream, they came quite suddenly out of the gloom. As if through a gate they saw the sunlight before them. Coming to the opening they found that they had made their way down through a cleft in a high steep bank, almost a cliff. At its feet was a wide space of grass and reeds; and in the distance could be glimpsed another bank almost as steep. A golden afternoon of late sunshine lay warm and drowsy upon the hidden land between. In the midst of it there wound lazily a dark river of brown water, bordered with ancient willows, arched over with willows, blocked with fallen willows, and flecked with thousands of faded willow-leaves. The air was thick with them, fluttering yellow from the branches; for there was a warm and gentle breeze blowing softly in the valley, and the reeds were rustling, and the willow-boughs were creaking.

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You have walked 769.8 miles.
You have passed Warg Attack!.
It is 5.2 miles to the next landmark.
You have 152.2 miles to reach Caras Galadon.

`Naur an edraith ammen! Naur dan i ngaurhoth!' he cried.

There was a roar and a crackle, and the tree above him burst into a leaf and bloom of blinding flame. The fire leapt from tree-top to tree-top. The whole hill was crowned with dazzling light. The swords and knives of the defenders shone and flickered. The last arrow of Legolas kindled in the air as it flew, and plunged burning into the heart of a great wolf-chieftain. All the others fled.

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You have walked 1074.52 miles.
You have passed The Brown Lands.
It is 2.48 miles to the next landmark.
You have 239.48 miles to reach Parth Galen.

On the eastern bank to their left they saw long formless slopes stretching up and away toward the sky; brown and withered they looked, as if fire had passed over them, leaving no living blade of green: an unfriendly waste without even a broken tree or a bold stone to relieve the emptiness. They had come to the Brown Lands that lay, vast and desolate, between Southern Mirkwood and the hills of the Emyn Muil. What pestilence or war or evil deed of the Enemy had so blasted all that region even Aragorn could not tell.

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You have walked 108 miles.
You have passed The Bald Hill in the Old Forest.
It is 2 miles to the next landmark.
You have 350 miles to reach Rivendell.

The hobbits led their ponies up, winding round and round until they reached the top. There they stood and gazed about them. The air was gleaming and sunlit, but hazy; and they could not see to any great distance. Near at hand the mist was now almost gone; though here and there it lay in hollows of the wood, and to the south of them, out of a deep fold cutting right across the Forest, the fog still rose like steam or wisps of white smoke.

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You have walked 766.8 miles.
You have passed Warg Attack!.
It is 8.2 miles to the next landmark.
You have 155.2 miles to reach Caras Galadon.

`Naur an edraith ammen! Naur dan i ngaurhoth!' he cried.

There was a roar and a crackle, and the tree above him burst into a leaf and bloom of blinding flame. The fire leapt from tree-top to tree-top. The whole hill was crowned with dazzling light. The swords and knives of the defenders shone and flickered. The last arrow of Legolas kindled in the air as it flew, and plunged burning into the heart of a great wolf-chieftain. All the others fled.

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