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The Swidden Trail and old farms

This circle trail is 2.5 kilometers long and it tells about slash-and-burn agriculture which has... read more

Reviewed October 31, 2015
JariJK
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Kouvola, Finland
Short hiking-trail with information about finnish slash-and-burn -culture

About 5 km hiking trail with information about the slash-and-burn -agriculture. Every year they... read more

Reviewed October 30, 2015
Anni K
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31 Oct 2015
“The Swidden Trail and old farms”
30 Oct 2015
“Short hiking-trail with information about finnish slash-and-burn -culture”
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Kasken Kierros Nature Trail (2,5 km) features the slash-and-burn landscape of the hills. The versatility of hill nature and nature research are also featured. The trail is a circle trail and has its starting/end point at the Koli harbour. There are...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Rantatie 12 | Starting point: Koli Harbour, Koli National Park 83960, Finland
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Reviewed October 31, 2015

This circle trail is 2.5 kilometers long and it tells about slash-and-burn agriculture which has been common in this area. You see old farms on this route. The Turula croft was established when the larger croft of Ollila was divided in 1937. The main house...More

Date of experience: October 2015
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Reviewed October 30, 2015 via mobile

About 5 km hiking trail with information about the slash-and-burn -agriculture. Every year they burn a small area of forest on the side of the track so you can see how the forest is growing. There are two campfire-sites, two outdoor-toilets and one camping area...More

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank Anni K
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