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Catch ditches in Vågå.
The first hunters in the area, belonging to the original catching culture, have left lots of traces of their ancient civilization.
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About 1 km to the west of the township centre of Bismo along the main road, you find a tørrstugu or dryhouse that has been used for drying barley. This house...
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The Eidefoss electricity company, Vågå local council and Glommen & Laagen Landowners association set up a flood-water depth marker alongside the picnic site by...
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About 8 km to the west of the township centre of Bismo along the main road you find Fel-Jakup-stugu. Here the legendary fiddler Fel-Jakup (fel=fiddler;...
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The cultural trail at Uppnose in Skjåk is set up to show the large system with 30 to 40 moose pits in the area. The trail takes you to 10 of these, on the...
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Ofossen mill is an oldfashioned mill. The grinding of barley has been done here for many generations. Barley has in may ways been a kind of gold to the Skjåk...
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About 20 km west of Bismo towards Sota Sæter you find the bridge Pålebrua. This is an utleggsbru, meaning that it was constructed from the one side towards the...
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In the hamlet of Nordherad in Vågå there have been found stones at many places, with small, dugout holes in them.
You find these stones at the farms Rydland,...
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Ola Rasmussen Skjåk Teigeroen was born on Nigard Skjåk in 1744 and lived until 1803. While he was growing up the Skjåk church was built and decorated,...
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Through many centuries tar making has been an important source of income in Skjåk. People needed tar among other things to impregnate woodwork. Tar was also an...
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