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.
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:
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