Brrrrrr……. se on vähän kylmä (It is a bit cold)

For those familiar with the old coca cola advert, that is how i felt earlier this week. To bring people up to speed to what am alluding to, the advert goes a little like this;

The temperatures had dropped to about -24 degrees centigrade and there was plenty of snow. So what do you do?

a) Stay at home, wrap yourself in a blanket and hope it becomes warm again.

or

b) Go outside, take a walk, admire the snow covered surroundings, get home warm up a cup of tea or glögi (Finnish mulled wine) or go to Sauna.

Well, b) is the recommended option. Inactivity during the cold period will make one feel even colder. Plus you can get fresh air as you walk outside. Just remember to dress warmly; frozen feet and hands are not fun.

Things that can happen in Finland in the winter include:

cabin in the woods

Stay in a cabin for a weekend

Walking on tree avenue

Bridge over frozen waters

The strength and clothing for an expedition

I think it looks like a snow angel

Pausing for a moment to remember those who lost their lives in the second world war. Finnish independence day.

Pausing for a moment to remember those who lost their lives in the second world war. Finnish independence day.

Good weather for a cup of hot coffee

Good weather for a cup of hot coffee

I would like to thank Sarah F, Anna F, Karla E and Erica E for materials and added inspiration.

I will leave you with a song that i had the pleasure of seeing live: Enjoy