In Ylläs alpine mountains, Finland -after a sauna bath in a barrel
Smoke sauna on Åland #pictureperfect #havsvidden
NeonSunday: Meidän uusi mökkisauna
Skjermbilde 2014-12-11 kl. 13.00.48
thin muslin hanging
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
Sauna (SOW-NA) buckets and the ladles... memories, and eventually more to come!!
A beautiful pared-back Finnish cabin
Winter is the best time for this.
The entrance to the smoke sauna door. The door handle is a moose antler. Note the birch whisk (vihta) hanging on the wall, with which we smote ourselves! In the heat of the sauna, the vihta produces a wonderful herbal smell.