Finland has had saunas long before the arrival of Christianity. Finnish sauna also carries with it many Christmas traditions.
Winter is the best time for this.
Naiset saunaan!/Women in sauna Sumiainen Kuva/Photo: Maalla / Hanna-Kaisa Hämäläinen http://www.facebook.com/MatkaMaalle http://www.keskisuomi.net/ http://www.centralfinland.net/
Exterior of the traditional Juuka based smoke sauna introduced in the Wall Street Journal article "Heat on Haute Style" on Oct. 17th. 2013. Full article can be found here: http://on.wsj.com/16lSAxo
Since we'll have much more outdoor space with a smaller house, I definitely want to build an outdoor sauna
OMG- I would love to know the story behind this picture...how? and why?
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Traditional Finnish Sauna | Finland | Photo By Jaakko Höykinpuro