Elisabeth takes rides through the King's Forest with her horse Nyriana. Might this be one of the paths she took? (my own photograph from the forest near my home in Sweden)
The Alpine region where my father is from heavily influenced the setting for the kingdom of Vendale. I love these high mountains. Image courtesy of Elena Ravizza
Could this be Prince Richard's small palace?
It just looks like a doorway into a magical world
The mountains surround the kingdom of Vendale. The Alps have been my inspiration for this magical, fairy tale kingdom. (Image courtesy of Elena Ravizza)
Might Queen Catherine be looking out that window? Is that Lianna's tower room up there?
Elisabeth and Richard ride into the mountains, enjoying the view from the mountain meadows. (Image courtesy of Elena Ravizza)
High, snowy mountains. Elisabeth and her brother Edvard have to cross the mountain pass when they flee at the end of Aspiring, Part I of the Siblings' Tale. (Image courtesy of Elena Ravizza)
The Alps during the winter, beautiful and white. image courtesy of Elena Ravizza
I always find myself wondering who might be living in a hole like this. In Vendale, elves live in hollow-tree-homes. This is a photo I took in our local forest
Art and inspiration for this series