The story of wanderer children is about our close past, the 1800’s. It is about poverty and distress at the inner villages of Vest-Agder, and about how families felt forced to send their children to migrate so they could work at the rich farms in Aust-Agder.
The path is 136 km and divided into 7 stages suitable for day trips. The highest point is at Kvinesheia, approximately 500m above sea level. The trail is well marked and described on this site. Maps are also available.
The Historical Center for the child wanderer is located in Konsmo, Audnedal, and is open during the summer .You can have an insight about how people lived in this area about 100 years ago, and how they learned to survive in poverty.