Vuokatti Local Customs

  • Midsummer sun
    Midsummer sun
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  • Smoke sauna of my parents
    Smoke sauna of my parents
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  • Saunavasta
    Saunavasta
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    Sauna facts

    by TarjaH Updated Sep 13, 2011

    Sauna is ready when the heat is about 80 degrees Celsius. (For some Finns like my grandfather it is 100 degrees)

    Bathers are nude in Finnish saunas (but I don't mind if someone wants to wear towel)

    During sauna session lose about 300 cal, which is about 30min of exercising

    Old days babies were born in a sauna and dead were bathed in the sauna.

    All Finns have it, almost all of us love it!

    Smoke sauna of my parents Sauna in my flat
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    Mid summer party- THE nightless night

    by TarjaH Written Aug 9, 2011

    Cottage, sauna, barbeque, bonfire, family, friends...what else you can ask.
    For Finns this nightless night is about spending time together and relax.

    Juhannus (how we call it) is nowadays a Saturday between June 20 and June 26.Actual Juhannus party is on Mid summer eve on Friday. In addition to Chrismas eve Midsummer eve is official holiday in many companies.

    Saunavasta Barbeque Midsummer sun
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    A cottage next to a lake

    by TarjaH Written Feb 26, 2011

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    We Finns love spending time on our summer cottages.
    Thanks to our thousands lakes we have chance to have those cottages located next to the lakes.
    If asked me, the best cottages are those which does not have electricity but if you think it's too extreme, you can find cottages with all conveniences.
    What makes it special?
    Think about it;
    calm lake, quiet nature, light and warmth of fire..
    and those are only a few things that makes our nightless summer nights special.

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