The Huldra Picture

A Huldra is a mythological Scandinavian crature. She has a cow's tail and the back of a tree. The thing she wants most in life is an immortal soul, and to get this she has to trick a human man into marrying her. Huldras can live for many hundred years, though, so as soon as she is married to the man, her true age shows, and she no longer looks young and beautiful.

At least that's what my tour guide in Norway told me. And we rode the Flam Railroad up to this huge waterfall spot where they played music and the Huldras danced for us for a bit. I sure hope no men were tricked into marrying them!!!
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