Finnish sauna and summer cottages

35 Pin-lisäykset435 Seuraajat
That sure is one beautiful sauna and with a view to envy.

Sauna in Ranco / Panorama Arquitectos

That sure is one beautiful sauna and with a view to envy.

Oh how I love you Finland. I miss running from the sauna and jumping in your icy waters.

Oh how I love you Finland. I miss running from the sauna and jumping in your icy waters.

Outside wash station would be convenient for washing up after working in the garden, yard, etc.

Rustic Interior

Outside wash station would be convenient for washing up after working in the garden, yard, etc.

Finnish Sauna. This is a real "savo sauna" or smoke sauna. First a fire is set to heat the rocks piled in the sauna. After sitting in the hot dry for awhile water is splashed onto the hot rocks for steam. When it becomes too hot you go out and jump into the cold water of a lake nearby.

Finnish Sauna. This is a real "savo sauna" or smoke sauna. First a fire is set to heat the rocks piled in the sauna. After sitting in the hot dry for awhile water is splashed onto the hot rocks for steam. When it becomes too hot you go out and jump into the cold water of a lake nearby.

I'm more of a lake/river kinda girl rather then a beach girl... I HATE sand.... I hate how the salt water feels... Ugh.... Yuck...  But the lake! The lake is MY place!

Finland in Reflection

I'm more of a lake/river kinda girl rather then a beach girl... I HATE sand.... I hate how the salt water feels... Ugh.... Yuck... But the lake! The lake is MY place!

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A sauna path, no matter is it summer or winter, after sauna to swim in the ice cold lake Finnish style.

A sauna path, no matter is it summer or winter, after sauna to swim in the ice cold lake Finnish style.

In different part of Finland it's called 'vihta' or 'vasta'. A bunch of Birch branches twined together with cord and used traditionally as 'cleaning brush' and to enhance the circulation. The leaves contain natural soap, sapponines, that are extracted when hit gently on the skin with the branches | Vasta vai vihta? Toivakka Kuva: Maalla / Hanna-Kaisa Hämäläinen

In different part of Finland it's called 'vihta' or 'vasta'. A bunch of Birch branches twined together with cord and used traditionally as 'cleaning brush' and to enhance the circulation. The leaves contain natural soap, sapponines, that are extracted when hit gently on the skin with the branches | Vasta vai vihta? Toivakka Kuva: Maalla / Hanna-Kaisa Hämäläinen

Vasta vai vihta?/Birch whisk used in sauna    Toivakka    Kuva/Photo: Maalla / Hanna-Kaisa Hämäläinen  http://www.facebook.com/MatkaMaalle  http://www.keskisuomi.net/  http://www.centralfinland.net/

Vasta vai vihta?/Birch whisk used in sauna Toivakka Kuva/Photo: Maalla / Hanna-Kaisa Hämäläinen http://www.facebook.com/MatkaMaalle http://www.keskisuomi.net/ http://www.centralfinland.net/

Winter is the best time for this.

Winter is the best time for this.

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