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Photographs Copyright © 1998-2005 by Manuel Viloria. And they saw the earth likewise looming up as if to meet the sky. However children love reading these folklores most, since they get a scope to escape to a world of fantasy and ideals and thus in way get a relief from their tedious home works and school schedules. Hvergelmir was the origin of all existence and the place where every living being will go back. Only a small number of the stories thus designated explicitly refer to fairies.

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