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From: John Bentley <jolabent27@...
Date: Sat, Apr 11, 2009 at 2:27 PM
Subject: Mythopoeic Society (from John Bentley <jolabent27@...
You might be interested
to learn that a society exists which had as its objective the actual
creation of Middle Earth in the region of the Sierra Norte of Madrid. This
region is roughly triangular in shape and measures 60Km at the base and 45Km
up each side to the apex, which is in the mountains. It conforms to within
60% of the topography of Middle Earth (Third to Fourth Ages), and, despite
being only an hour's drive from Madrid, it is unspoiled, with small farms
and a traditional lifestyle. There are 42 small communities, and the
regional authority is the Mancommunidad de Madrid.
The project, which is in the planning and political stage, is titled: El
Proyecto Pequeña Tierra Media (Little Middle Earth Project). The Founders
are Spanish, but volunteer workers and support are international Tolkien
fans from all over the world.
I am the project engineer but also deal with correspondence in the
If you wish to know more about the Project, please feel free to e-mail
me, and I will send you all information and links.
The LME Project is non-profit making.
Edith Crowe, Corresponding Secretary
The Mythopoeic Society
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