“The principle of the sauna is simple. One room is heated up to the point where water in the bucket starts boiling. Then naked people climb onto a special wooden platform and wait. From time to time, they throw boiling water on the stove and whip themselves with birch branches. After an hour or so, the sauna goers are so heated up that they can quite calmly walk around naked in freezing weather, or even take a dip in icy water. They feel cold only a few days later…“ This is how Rohke Debelakk in Hilarious Estonians describes one ...
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