Fifth Season in December

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 …

Winners Announced of Ecotourism Travel Blog Contest

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 …

Wet Christmas

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.