Society of Soomaa Friends organize traditional competition of reapers – Scythe Man of Soomaa. The aim of the competition is to keep old traditions alive. The points to reapers are given for the quality of the scything; bonus points are given for traditional clothes and for saiving rare plants. More information www.soomaa.net View Kaabaka saun Read More …
Here is an Aspen tree that we cut today for a boat building. Dugout canoes made of bi9g aspen logs are tradional boats for villages of Soomaa. We are going to build on this summer in Karuskose.
Google Street View covers since yesterday Estonia, including main roads of Soomaa national park.
Estonian Member of European Parliament mr. Tunne Kelam visited Soomaa National Park. Wilderness in Europe, nature tourism and PAN Parks network was discussed. PAN Parks, the European wilderness protection organisation, cooperates with Soomaa National Park since 2010.
Soomaa.com had the honor to sponsor the ecotourism travel blog contest, organized by MyNatour.org The idea of the contest was to promote responsible tourism through a travel blog competition where the audience is involved in electing the best ecotourism story. Shelley, one of the winners of Ecotourism Blog Contest explored Soomaa last week. See some Read More …
Delegation of conservationists from Polistovsky Reserve are on study visit to Soomaa. Today afternoon we took our friends from Russia to canoeing and bog walking trip. Raudna River And Kuresoo Peat-bog EveryTrail –
Latvian journalist visited Soomaa. See pictures from dugout canoe trip. Dugout Canoe Trip on Tõramaa River EveryTrail – Find and beyond
Fifth Season of 2012 receives much more international visitors than previous years. Yesterday arrived my old friend Satto from Tokyo. He has been discovering the wilderness of Soomaa twice before, but never experienced the flood season. Now he decided to take a break at the work and come for a week to go paddling trip Read More …
Latvian and Lithuanian national TV visited flooded Soomaa by invitation of Estonian Tourist Board. Canoes was provided by 360.ee, Algis was guiding.
Water level in flooded Soomaa national park rised last day yesterday, and according to measurments of Riisa hydrological station reached 4 metres and 1 millimeter ! Now it is going slowly down, Flood is still there whole week, but level is less and less every day.