Kesäkoti

Hand-built floating cabin in Perry Creek, on the island of Vinalhaven, Maine. Photographed by Marcus Peabody. Hand-built floating cabin in Perry Creek, on the island of Vinalhaven, Maine. So awesome!

outdoor sauna

In Finland saunas are a way of life. In a country of roughly 5 million people you will find million saunas.

Lumoavia näkymiä, hämyisää valoa ja rikkumatonta rauhaa. Näin upeita saunoja löytyy suomalaisten mökeiltä.

Lumoavia näkymiä, hämyisää valoa ja rikkumatonta rauhaa. Näin upeita saunoja löytyy suomalaisten mökeiltä.

Sometimes people make a vasta (or vihta); they tie together small fresh birch branches (with leaves on) and swat themselves and their fellow sauna bathers with it. Vihtas can even be bought from a shop and stored into a freezer for later (winter) use. Using a vasta improves blood circulation, and its birch odour is considered pleasing.

Sometimes people make a vasta (or vihta); they tie together small fresh birch…

Arki jää mantereelle, kun veneen nokan suuntaa kohti suvisaunaa. Ennen remonttia saunamökki oli surkea näky.

Rötisköstä unelmien saunamökki

Arki jää mantereelle, kun veneen nokan suuntaa kohti suvisaunaa. Ennen remonttia saunamökki oli surkea näky.

"Take some time for a good sauna". It is a natural way for your health. Estonia:

The traditional 'vasta' (birch branches), 'kiulu' (wooden bucket) and linen to sit on, natural soap and a lantern to light up the path to the sauna in the darkness ;

PÄRE sauna pillow and seat cover. Design Reeta Ek. Made in Finland by Lapuan Kankurit.

PÄRE sauna pillow and seat cover. Made in Finland by Lapuan Kankurit.

Elements of warming authentic Finnish sauna = kiuas + kindling + fuel (larger pieces of wood) + matches + a few pufs of air + patience.

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