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Turkish bath
Thu 15-Jul-10
5:43 pm
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SandyC
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How many of you have had a Turkish bath? After washing and steaming you are given a good going over with a scratchy mit (which is yours to take home with you). I know you all think that during your daily one or two showers you manage to get yourself clean.Wait until you see what the mit manages to exfoliate. About 5 layers of skin magicly disappear from your body( it's embarassing the first time until you realise that everybody has the same experience) and then a glorious massage with either oils or cream. You come out walking 2 feet in the airand there is no detox to beat it.

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Thu 15-Jul-10
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Does sitting around absolutely dripping count? It is rather warm and humid here.

Must admit the whole sauna type thing doesn't appeal and at the moment just walking into our polytunnel is like going into a sauna. Here in Latvia the traditional pirts is steaming, beating with birch leaves and then a quick jump into a lake just outside the sauna, preferably when it is so cold you have to break the ice in the lake first. I have managed to avoid it all so far.Whistle

Thu 15-Jul-10
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I do not like the steam aspect...After 30years steaming in 99% humidity in Saudi I have had enough. Here we are in the mountains, so hot but always a breeze. I would never have managed to work outside all day without it. It's the scrubbing away of a days toil that is so rewarding.

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Fri 16-Jul-10
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Hmmm. Only tried a sauna once but the dry heat turned me off.

Wouldn't mind a Turkish bath, having read your description, Sandy. No options nearby, though. Maybe next time I am in London?

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Fri 16-Jul-10
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SandyC said:

 You come out walking 2 feet in the air.


 

Probably a whole lot lighter !!!!!big_laugh  big_laugh  big_laugh

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