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.
Swedish nature magazine Sveriges Natur had a paddle trip in flooded forests of Soomaa National Park. Pictures in Flickr Pictures in Facebook
The water level in the rivers of Soomaa national park began to skyrocket since yesterday. According to Riisa hydrometric station the water of Halliste river rises 2 centimetres every hour, wich makes half meter per day. Local people prepare their boats and canoes for the Fifth Season. Follow the Fifth Season Web-camera at Raudna river Read More …
Story about Fifth Season of Soomaa National Park in Estonian Air inflight magazine IN TIME. Text : Signe Sillasoo, Photos : Sandra Urvak, Ingmar Muusikus. Canoeing From House to House
Marcus Bauer writes in Austrian magazine COMPLETE about Family Holiday possibilities in Soomaa. Thanks Marcus! Open publication – Free publishing – More blumenkinder
[View the story “Winter season arrives in Soomaa” on Storify]
The rainfall of the last few weeks has raised the water level of Halliste river in Soomaa by a metre. Pre-winter is not a habitual „fifth season“. Air temperature for a night and day period is three and half degrees on average and water temperature is more than five degrees above zero. The Soomaa people Read More …
From a shortlist of 10 finalists established by popular opinion, the three winners have been named of the ecotourism travel blog contest sponsored by whl.travel, a global online travel-booking network of mindful local travel experts. One of the winner will explore Soomaa in 2012, congratulations! The goal of the ecotourism travel blog contest was to Read More …
Warm and rainy december has brought a Fifth Season to Soomaa. Villagers from Tõramaa and Riisa have been known to say that they have five seasons: spring, summer, autumn, winter and high water, the latter overlapping with any of the other four seasons at random. At this time right for the Christmas.