CULTURE / Trading

Fishery has been prevailing among the activities of Curonian Spit inhabitants for a long time. In the 16th century it became especially relevant when farming areas had been critically decreased by drifting sands. Such specific conditions formed a unique lifestyle. There was a tradition of crow hunting. Amber gathering turned to be an additional income for the locals, later work at Juodkrantė amber mine. In the mid-19th century, the Curonian Spit residents got involved in resort business services which eventually became the main source of income for them. Forestry was assumed as especially relevant for survival of settlements in the early 19th century. 


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1. Is there any rules for visiting the Kursiu nerija national park?

Take the attention when visiting Kuršių nerija national park


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