British Columbia, Canada
Valtteri's dream is to build a sauna community in British Columbia, Canada - his new home away from home in Finland...
Imagine finding yourself in the remote wilderness of British Columbia, Canada, surrounded by pristine nature and breathtaking landscapes. Nestled by a picturesque river, you discover a mobile tent sauna, a perfect oasis for relaxation and rejuvenation. The mobile tent sauna is a portable structure designed specifically for the purpose of providing a steam bathing experience in the great outdoors. It consists of a sturdy, insulated tent made from heat-resistant materials, ensuring a comfortable and safe environment inside. The sauna is equipped with a wood-burning stove, which generates soothing heat and steam. As you step into the tent, you feel the warm air embracing you, instantly creating a cozy ambiance. The aromatic scent of cedar wood from the sauna's construction further enhances the atmosphere, adding a touch of natural serenity to the experience. The soft, ambient lighting inside the tent creates a tranquil and inviting atmosphere. You settle onto the bench inside the sauna, designed to accommodate a few people comfortably. The gentle crackling of the wood stove and the subtle sound of the nearby river create a soothing symphony, transporting you away from the stresses of modern life. As the sauna reaches its optimal temperature, the steam begins to rise, enveloping you in a misty cloud. The heat penetrates your skin, loosening your muscles and releasing tension from your body. You feel your pores open, allowing your body to cleanse itself naturally. The warmth seeps into your bones, creating a deep sense of relaxation and well-being. Through the tent's small window, you catch glimpses of the majestic wilderness surrounding you. Towering trees sway in the gentle breeze, and the sound of birds chirping fills the air. The river flowing nearby invites you to immerse yourself in its cool, refreshing waters. After a blissful session in the sauna, you step outside onto the riverbank. The contrast between the hot sauna and the cool river invigorates your senses. With the sun kissing your skin, you make your way down to the water's edge and submerge yourself into the crystal-clear river. The refreshing embrace of the water washes away any remaining tension, leaving you feeling revitalized and connected to the natural world around you. As you soak in the river, you can't help but feel a profound sense of peace and tranquility. Surrounded by untouched wilderness, far away from the hustle and bustle of civilization, you appreciate the simplicity and beauty of nature. The experience of soaking in the mobile tent sauna on a river in the remote wilderness of British Columbia becomes a cherished memory, reminding you of the incredible power of nature to nourish and rejuvenate both body and soul.
Producer/Director - Zack Robertson
Director of Photography - Brian Ceci
Editor - Aki Kettula PA/Sound - Anyela Tejeda