History of the trolls
Far to the North, where the winter storms from the Arctic Ocean lash the unsheltered coasts, lies a long and narrow country. In our time the country is covered with snow and ice only during the winter, but long, long ago a heavy, thousand year old glacier towered over the country. As the climate slowly changed and the gl...
History of the trolls
Far to the North, where the winter storms from the Arctic Ocean lash the unsheltered coasts, lies a long and narrow country. In our time the country is covered with snow and ice only during the winter, but long, long ago a heavy, thousand year old glacier towered over the country. As the climate slowly changed and the glacier receded northwards, people who lived south of the glacier followed it. They took the country for their own and called it Norway. The people were called Norwegians. They saw that the country was very beautiful and thought that they were the first inhabitants, but it was not long before they discovered that the country was already occupied by a lot of strange creatures who lived in the most peculiar places.
In the mountains, of which there were many, lived the trolls. The chief of them all was Dovregubben. Some of the trolls were extremely large, while others could be really small, and they were all very old. They were only to be seen at night, or at dusk, because such creatures of course did not tolerate the light of day. If they did not get into the mountains before the sun shone they cracked or turned to stone. The trolls were like people, but had only four fingers on each hand and four toes on each foot. Otherwise they all had long noses (troll wives often used their noses to stir the cooking pot when they made soup or porridge), they were shaggy and rough-haired, and every one of them had a tail which resembled a cow's rump.
Even though they were frightening, they were often good-natured and gullible, and sometimes smart farm boys could fool them. Among their many supernatural abilities was that they could re-shape themselves. Sometimes the troll girls became unbelievably beautiful young women. They were called wood nymphs, and they lured many a hunter and unsuspecting farmer's son with them into the mountains. Therefore it was better to try and see them from behind, because they could not hide the cow's rump. Sometimes, too, the trolls spellbound and took beautiful alpine farm girls and dairymaids into the mountains, and not many of them got out again.
The troll children, of course, got up to the most unbelievable tricks, and the troll husbands could get extremely angry. It was therefore best to keep in with the trolls and the subterranean people. One tried to avoid irritating them, because they could wreak revenge by bringing disease and death to the livestock. On the other hand, if one had a good relationship with them, the livestock could yield much milk and get fat and sleek. That was why a well-filled bowl of porridge was put into the barn for them every Christmas Eve, and the porridge was always eaten up.
Then, as now, some people say they can glimpse the trolls when walking in the forest and fields, so it is prudent to be extra careful when one walks in nature, especially when it starts to get dark. You never know what is out there or what you may meet. Remember that the trolls can see you!
Estos dos trolls pasan todo el tiempo juntos. 7.5cm altura
Estos dos trolls felices se casaron. Altura 9 cm.
Este troll de dos cabezas es un troll muy típico, espero que no me está buscando. Altura 28 cm.
Esta pareja de ancianos ha estado juntos mas de 200 años, y siguen enamorados. Altura: 24 cm.
If you have three heads, you just can't miss anything that happens around you.. Height 19 cm.
Theese two cute trolls are relaxing, sitting on a stump. Height 11 cm.
Troll kids can also be tired. It is good to have daddys shoulders to sit on. Height 20 cm.
Esta pareja de Trolls ancianos disfrutan bailando . Altura 22 cm.
Esta niña Troll le gusta estar con su abuela. Altura 17 cm:
Los hijos de trolls son muy juguetones . Altura 18 cm
Madre, padre y los dos hijos . Altura 18 cm. Ancho 17 cm.
Padre Troll está mostrando a su hijo al mundo. Altura 16 cm.
Trolls también les gusta ir a cazar alces. Toma tres de ellos para llevar a esta gran alce. Altura 19 cm
Troll sentado en una alce. Altura 8 cm.
Este trolls tiene un sombrero de bandera noruega para mantenerlo caliente. Altura 9 cm.
trol deportiva con el casquillo noruego. Altura 10 cm.
Este duende es en todos los eventos de esquí noruego. Altura 9 cm.
Sonriendo duende en la cima de la montaña. Altura 10 cm.
trolls noruegos hechos a mano con encanto y personalidad. Este duende gigante de Nyform tiene el tamaño altura 102 cm. Para pedir este gigante troll enviar correo electrónico.
Algunos trolls tienen mucho talento, como este pequeño duende. Altura 8,5 cm.
Algunos trolls disfrutan de hip hop, estos chicos le gusta la batalla de rap ocasional. Altura 10,5 cm.
Altura 10,5 cm.
Trolls les encanta la música! Este tipo le gusta tocar el violín. Altura 15 cm
Este duende ama jugar accordin mientras que el otro baile trol. Altura 15 cm
Un verdadero rock n 'roll duende! Él juega y se ve como una estrella de rock real. Altura 20 cm
Trolls encanta el fútbol, pero no han sido capaces de hacer un equipo aún debido a sus cortos ánimos. 10 cm de altura
8 cm de altura
La mayoría de los noruegos gusta esquiar. Lo mismo ocurre con los trolls. Altura 24 cm
Pesada duende del motorista en su camino hacia el pub. H: 9,5 cm
Este precioso duende en bicicleta va para la próxima victoria en el Tour del Francia. Altura 14 cm