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"Hiking the Kettunkierros --- Part 3" Kouvola Travelogue by gubbi1

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After the fire place we are now leaving the lake. The detour from the lakeside starts and I can promise that there are several nice places ahead of us.
We continue walking and the ground gets more dry, the typical strange northern moss is showing up. Remember that when walking try to avoid walking in the moss. Due to the short northern summer nature has not much time to grow and propser before the long hard winters. Therefore the growing periode for plants is short. Damages to the moss will take much more than ten years until it is not visible anymore! So keep on the trail.

More and more moss turns the forest ground in a very light green.

Suddenly we can see a lake again. It is not the same that we were walking along. Here you notice that Finland is lakeland.

We now approach the lake, but do not know yet that the most strenous part (for the legs) is just ahead of us.

But first some beautiful lake scenery!

There it comes, the huge stairs leading all up the cliff.

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