Thursday, 28 January 2016

Soria Moria Palace

Updated 2018-04-05.

One of the most well-known and well-loved of the Norwegian folk­tales, “Soria Moria Palace” is a tale of how Halvor, an iteration of Askeladden, wins his pick of three princesses held in three different palaces by three trolls who between them have eighteen heads. His careless­ness there­after is nearly the cause of disaster, but with the help of the north wind, and wearing his seven league boots, he re­wins the hand of the youngest princess on her wedding day.

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