me as a mother
Glen Keane said:
We had talked about it being a kingdom that was there, there were ruins around the area. The only thing that remained was this tower. There had been a landslide that caused a small tunnel that goes through the area. We had designed a lot of ruins in the area, but since we didn’t go into that, we took it out so it’s not begging the question. Now it just stands there. -GLEN KEANE
This is the only real screenshot that shows that. It puts me in mind of Gondolin, the Tolkien kingdom in the Silmarillion that can only be reached by a secret passage.
50 Favorite Songs in No Order (#6)→ When Will My Life Begin (Reprise 2); Tangled
“Just smell the grass! The dirt! Just like I dreamed they’d be! Just feel that summer breeze - the way it’s calling me. For like the first time ever, I’m completely free! I could go running, and racing, and dancing, and chasing, and leaping, and bounding. Hair flying, heart pounding, and splashing, and reeling, and finally feeling. Now’s when my life begins!”