Birch trees in the sun
Birch trees at a summerevening in front of Sammakkolampi in Kuopio Birken an einem sonnigen Sommerabend am Sammakkolampi in Kuopio Kesäilta Sammakkolammen rannan luona Kuopiossa
This is not a medieval whip but rather a softer version of it, in Finland it is called either vasta or vihta. This bundle of birch branches is used in the sauna to get the blood circulation going and it will eventually have some sort of effect on your skin. Some like it others not.